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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I'm Elias and I'm so happy you're here. This blog is a journal about my work, travels, and advice. Stay a while and say hello!

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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 […]

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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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Destination photographer or ‘local’?

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The market of wedding photography has evolved a lot the last few years. The concept of destination photography has been introduced and a lot of photographers, myself included, prefer to do destination weddings. Meaning that they document weddings in different country than their residence. Others prefer to stay local and confide themselves within a specific […]

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An engagement session on the beach

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Honeymoons and engagements

A lot of couples haven’t familiarised themselves with the idea of an engagement session and often ask themselves if it’s worth it and why should they invest in one. The short answer is that an engagement session is a great value for money. There are two ways to plan for your engagement session. When you’re […]

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