Elias KORDELAKOS

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I'm a hopeless romantic who finds great joy in creating and capturing connection and beauty wherever I go.

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An elegant wedding in Lake Como

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Weddings in Italy

Villa Pizzo, Lake Como | Italy Villa Pizzo is one of the most renowned venues for a destination wedding in Lake Como, Italy. For all the right reasons! The venue stretches out along the shores of Lake Como, providing gorgeous views of the lake, it’s very close to Cernobbio, which is very helpful for accommodation […]

Ideas for an utterly elegant wedding in Villa Cimbrone

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Weddings in Italy

Villa Cimbrone, Amalfi Coast Villa Cimbrone in the Amalfi Coast is one of the best wedding venues in Italy. It is situated in Ravello, one of the most picturesque villages in all of Amalfi. What I particularly love as a wedding photographer in Villa Cimbrone, is its huge versatility, offering endless photographic opportunities. The famous […]

Wedding inspiration in a French Chateau

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Weddings in France

Chateau Soutard, Bordeaux The South of France is one of the best wedding destinations. Endless choices of gorgeous French Chateau to have the perfect wedding full of romance and elegance. France is well known for a lot of things, wine being among the top ones. Everyone loves a glass of French wine, right? When was […]

Luxury wedding at the Four Seasons Athens

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Weddings in Greece

Four Seasons, Athens | Greece Amongst the best luxury wedding venues in Greece, the newly renovated Four Seasons in Athens stands out. As a wedding photographer, I always recommend in your search for the perfect venue to check out the sun trajectory. If for example, the sun sets behind a mountain or a hill, the […]

Romantic italian wedding in Villa Il Palagio in Tuscany

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Weddings in Italy

Villa Il Palagio, Tuscany | Italy Tuscany, Italy. One of the most beautiful places in the world. Tuscany holds a very special place in my heart, as it was one of the first destination weddings I had the pleasure to photograph. Every time I visit Tuscany, I am so excited as this part of Italy […]

A destination French chateau wedding in Paris

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Weddings in France

A dreamy Chateau wedding to get inspired from

Amalfi Coast Wedding

Amalfi Coast Wedding – Stylish and Luxurious Wedding in Belmond Hotel Caruso

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Weddings in Italy

Belmond Hotel Caruso, Amalfi | Italy The Amalfi Coast is one of the best wedding destinations in Italy! For all the right reasons. As a photographer, I’ll start with the most important. The light is magical, the landscape is captivating, the views are so impressive and the options available for wedding venues are simply fantastic! […]

Luxury & elegant wedding in Mykonos at Santa Marina Hotel

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Weddings in Greece

Santa Marina Hotel, Mykonos | Greece Mykonos is definitely one of the best wedding destinations in Greece! This Greek island offers an amazing experience and endless choices of hotels and villas to celebrate your special day. The Santa Marina hotel in Mykonos, is one of the most sought-after wedding venues. It’s amazing gardens and architecture […]

A rustic wedding in Sifnos

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Weddings in Greece

Lazarou beach, Sifnos | Greece   If you are planning your wedding in Greece, I’m sure you are already familiar with the popular choices of Mykonos and Santorini. But you would miss one of the best destinations if you don’t look at Sifnos! It’s one of the most amazing Greek islands, bathed with beautiful natural […]

A wedding in Villa Vignamaggio, among the vineyards of Tuscany

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Weddings in Italy

Villa Vignamaggio, Tuscany | Italy Where is the best place to get married in Italy? There are so many wonderful options like Lake Como, Tuscany, Amalfi, Venice, Puglia, with some of the top wedding venues in the whole of Europe. That’s why Italy is on the top of the list for every couple’s destination wedding! […]

Rocabella Santorini wedding

Santorini destination wedding at Rocabella Hotel

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Weddings in Greece

Rocabella hotel, Santorini | Greece A Santorini destination wedding is always a good idea! Just like Paris, no pun intended. Santorini with its stunning backdrop has become one of the best wedding locations in Greece and may I say in Europe alongside with Lake Como, Amalfi and Tuscany in Italy, Paris and Provence in France. The light […]

A luxury destination wedding in Mykonos

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Weddings in Greece

Private villa, Mykonos | Greece Have you ever dreamed of getting married in Mykonos?  Let me assure you that it’s one amazing wedding destination! You will be presented with many choices when planning to have your dream wedding. First of all,  in Mykonos, there are some the best wedding venues in Greece. You can choose […]

Pre wedding in Monemvasia

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Honeymoons and engagements

Planning a wedding in Momemvasia, Greece? Then don’t miss out on having a pre wedding photoshoot at the old castle of Monemvasia. Rich in history and with a fantastic architecture, Monemvasia has also some gorgeous wedding venues. Kinsterna is one of the most renowned just 10 minutes away from the town. Situated on top of […]

Repurposing wedding flowers

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Planning your destination wedding? One of the most important aspects is surely your budget. There are ways to be smart about budgeting. The best way to save money on your wedding flowers and get the most bang for your buck? Simply repurpose them! A stunning ceremony arch doesn’t need to go to waste. You may […]

Gordes, a gem in Provence, France.

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Gordes is a small village in Provence that has a special charm. It’s situated on top of a hill overlooking the Luberon valley. One of the most famous wedding venues in Provence, La Bastide de Gordes is right at the entrance of the village. The village is very picturesque and well photographed by many destination […]

wedding in Dubai Address Montgomerie

Wedding in Address Montgomerie, Dubai

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Weddings

Address Montgomerie, Dubai | UAE Dubai is one magical wedding destination. It’s a crossroad of cultures and one of the most renowned travel destinations. If you’re looking to have a destination wedding in the wintertime, Dubai is one of the best choices you can make. It hosts some of the most luxurious and 5-star wedding […]

What to know when looking for a photographer and videographer for your wedding

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When looking to hire your wedding photographer, more times than not you’re also contemplating booking a videographer too. In this article I will help you understand what you should look for and what mistakes to avoid. I’ve shared my thoughts on choosing the right photographer in this article. Let me help you understand the basic […]

Branding portraits of Lumos Produzioni / Italian videographers

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Branding

I was excited to be invited to a project little different of the ordinary. I love experimenting out of my comfort zone! For this project, I was asked from my friends and talented Italian videographers Lumos Produzioni, to shoot their corporate portraits at Villa Balbiano in Lake Como. So we would be at one of […]

Biggest wedding budget mistakes to avoid

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Wedding budget planning can be stressful and feel expensive. When it comes to plan your wedding in a foreign country, it can even be more terrifying. But it shouldn’t. Allow me to share some budgeting insights to help you better plan your destination wedding, make it cost-efficient and fun! Let’s start by making a list […]

Top 5 tips on choosing the right photographer

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With so many photographers in the market how can you even make a choice? What should you look for and what are the pitfalls you want to avoid? Choosing the right photographer takes place at the first stages of your wedding planning, meaning that you most probably have already booked your venue and your wedding […]

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