For millenia the Amalfi Coast has been a catalyst for life-chaning romances. Year after year it compells me to return much like it does for the most elegant people on the globe. And since Le Sirenuse in Positano is child-free, it's great to know I can install my family at the private home of Villa Degli Oleandri. Gallo Lungo, Nureyev's island beckons in the distance, but my mind wanders off to fresh sea urchins and tartufi del mare at Lo Scoglio. As a ceramist I can't help but paying a visit to Cotto Rufoli the ceramics factory adored by Dolce & Gabbana whose teracotta tiles are baked in kilns dating back to 1100AD. I won't even begin to ramble on Villa Cimbrone in Ravello, or nearby Sorrento's Villa Astor... you already know too much about these two.


Fine Art Wedding Albums | The Parent Album

One of my favorite ways to round out the wedding photography experience is with fine art wedding albums. They’re the perfect way to gather your favorite images from your wedding day in a way that feels elevated and honors them. Heirloom Wedding Albums To start the experience, we will work together to curate a collection […]

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Woman holding a gray linen album | Image by Diane Sotero
Bride and bridesmaids admiring the gown | Image by Diane Sotero

The Getting Ready Room | Wedding Day Guides

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In my last post, I shared an elopement with one of the most beautiful getting ready rooms. This week, I wanted to highlight a few things to keep in mind while planning where you will get ready on your wedding day. Your Perfect Getting Ready Room After so much time and effort spent planning the […]

Couple sitting near beautiful landmark in Portugal | Image by Diane Sotero

Palácio de Seteais Elopement

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This Palácio de Seteais elopement was stunning. Vanessa and Francesco chose Sintra, Portugal, as the backdrop for their intimate ceremony, and everything about the day was perfect. It was such a joy to photograph them and to be included in this special day. Palácio de Seteais Elopement Vanessa is a shoe designer from Brazil and is […]

Couple in front of palace in Lisbon Portugal | Photo by Diane Sotero Photography

Palacio de Queluz Engagement | Lisbon Portugal


Bride and groom kissing on their wedding day | Photo by Diane Sotero Photography

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