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.


6 Reasons Why You Should Consider a Destination Wedding in Portugal

    As you probably already know, Portugal is one of my favorite places on earth and although I photograph in so many breathtaking destinations, I still believe Portugal is one of the best places to have a destination wedding. Here are some reasons why someone might consider having their destination wedding in Portugal: No. […]

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Woman holding a gray linen album | Image by Diane Sotero

Fine Art Wedding Albums | The Parent Album

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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 […]

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

North Carolina Wedding at Sawyer Family Farmstead

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This cozy North Carolina wedding has us daydreaming about Fall already. Jeff and Reid’s wedding was photographed by one of my amazing associate photographers, and I love how she documented the day! Like so many around the world, Reid and Jeff postponed their wedding three times due to Covid. They opted to elope during the […]