Love and splendor, an exclusive photoshoot at Villa Cetinale

It’s hard to forget some people and some places. For me, that’s the case with this couple and Villa Cetinale: both of them were amazing in their own way. The exclusive photoshoot that you are about to see took life in the heart of the serene countryside around Siena, to portray the love of Cristina and Nicolas in a magnificent setting. Get inspired.

Cristina and Nicolas’ exclusive pre-wedding photoshoot

This gorgeous couple from Miami chose to spend the summer holidays near Siena together with their family. Villa Cetinale, an epitome of sophistication, hosted them in an environment that looks like it came straight out of a movie or a history book. The Roman Baroque architecture of the villa, its world-renowned garden and holy wood, the hermitage, the chapels and the statues: everything there is astonishing and tells stories of past times. Not surprisingly, it was defined as “the most beautiful villa in Tuscany”.

And of course our exclusive photoshoot couldn’t take place anywhere but in the estate itself, to delve into its alluring atmosphere from the very first moment. To break the ice, we began within the storied walls of the 17th-Century villa: the grandeur of antique furniture and frescoes served as the perfect frame to commence this visual journey. 

Then we moved to the outdoor spectacle that was awaiting us. As the lens focused on Cristina and Nicolas, the garden embraced them with its lush, picturesque charm. Each snapshot captured against this backdrop was more than just a photograph: it was a stroke on the canvas of timeless romance. The enchanting greenery, the architectural marvels and the tranquility that permeates this exclusive haven all played their part in crafting images that tell a story of love in an extraordinary setting.

The unforgettable charm of Villa Cetinale

The magic of this exclusive photoshoot extended beyond the manicured gardens to the area behind the villa, where a park opens up to panoramic views of cypress trees and the distinctive architecture of Villa Cetinale. The fading sunlight added a golden touch to the frames, and it wonderfully highlighted the colors of the environment and the new outfits of the couple creating a pure visual symphony.

Cristina and Nicolas, initially reserved, gradually melted into the moment, allowing their authentic selves to shine through. The laughter, stolen glances, dance moves and shared smiles became the stars of the show – and I’m sure they will remember this experience with enthusiasm for the years to come. 

This exclusive photoshoot at Villa Cetinale is not merely a collection of images: it is a celebration of real love – a feeling that grew over time and flourished in the embrace of a venue that breathes history and charm. If you also wish to be portrayed with your special one in such a setting, don’t hesitate to get in touch with me. I will be glad to guide you through your photoshoot so that you can express yourself and your feelings for one another – and then you’ll have a memory to cherish for the rest of your lives.

Italian creative and modern wedding photographer in TUscany based Florence Gabriele Fani

I’m a specialised Tuscany Wedding and Portrait Photographer based in Florence but operating in Italy and worldwide.

I focus for capturing real, authentic and genuine emotion. I love to capture happy people, their stories, their adventures and I can’t thank them enough when they hires me for this honour and privilege.

When someone books me and order my services, they are inviting me to live and share some of their most intimate and important memories. It is an incredible honor and privilege to be trusted like this, not only to share in the memories but also to have the great opportunity to document them as well.

I really enjoy getting to know my clients and their needs and desires so that I can tell their story through my eyes. I am a storyteller with a mix of portrait, candid and reportage photography style and I love to capture life in all its beauty.



Let’s create something beautiful together.