Italian Wedding Photographer

Florence wedding – First look + Ceremony

Florence wedding is a good start but if you can then add in Ponte Vecchio and Castello di Vincigliata then that’s a very busy day! Fortunately the preparations took place in a hotel very close to the city center and only a minute from Ponte Vecchio so we were well positioned for a few quick photos before heading up in the direction of Fiesole and ultimately the castle.

The weather this year has been very strange and once again it was sun one minute and cloud the next, at least the temperatures were very comfortable and it didn’t rain, we even had a glimpse of the sunset for about 60 seconds!

Jules Bower

Italian and destination wedding photographer Jules Bower photographs weddings in Italy, Europe and worldwide. His unique approach and expertise arrive from not only an obsession with photography but also because he owned one of the first and most successful wedding planning agencies in Italy.

10 Responses to “Florence wedding – First look + Ceremony”

  • Sarah Beaty
    July 7, 2013 at 9:34 pm

    Absolutely wonderful job!!

  • Mary Kay Hardcastle
    July 8, 2013 at 2:59 am

    The most beautiful wedding photos ever. Truly blessed you are. Congratulations.

  • Christen Mclaurin
    July 10, 2013 at 11:12 pm

    Beautiful looks like a perfect day!!! So happy for you!!!!!!

  • Angela Rogensues
    July 10, 2013 at 11:13 pm

    Your wedding looked literally picture perfect!

  • Rebecca Bosman
    July 10, 2013 at 11:14 pm

    Beautiful pictures!!

  • Ed Hummel
    July 10, 2013 at 11:14 pm

    Absolutley stunning! Hollywood dream wedding!

  • John Duhoski
    July 16, 2013 at 2:22 am

    Jules, your photos told the story of the day so precisely. You captured the character of the wedding couple as we know them. The artistry of your work will keep the memories of that event very alive for us who were there.

  • Nicole Pavlovic
    July 27, 2013 at 8:08 pm

    Jules, We just looked at ALL of the photos we received in the mail. They are gorgeous! Thank you very much for capturing the day so perfectly. We will forever treasure each moment of our wedding. Thank you.

    I highly recommend Jules. He is a wonderful artist with a very unique style and approach that sets him apart from all other photographers. In addition to his extremely high quality work, he is very professional, hardworking, honest and direct. He went above and beyond in terms of preparation to make sure he understood our vision, and he took a lot of time upfront to help us plan an organized day which provided a great deal of confidence. Once the party got started, I almost forgot Jules was there. He finds a way to stay out of the way but still capture the emotions and all of the special moments of the day.

  • Barbara Pavlovic
    August 7, 2013 at 10:38 pm

    Your photos are spectacular. You made a fabulous day even better. Granted you had great venue, scenery & principal characters to work with, but you did one splendid job of making it memorable.
    I am the mother of the groom & just had the very great pleasure of enjoying watching my beloved child marry his beautiful princess in a real castle on a hill, near Florence, Italy at sunset. It just does not get any better than this. Fairy tales do come true.
    I have only seen the first short group, but Ben & Nicole are coming in to visit us here in CA in September w/ the entire 800. We cannot wait.
    All of my friends & relatives who have seen this first group have applauded your expertise, originality & excellence in creating these shots. Bravo! Kudos!
    Again, I shall enjoy this special, poignant event again & again because of your work. Thank you! Barbara Pavlovic

  • Bob Pavlovic
    August 7, 2013 at 11:08 pm


    What a terrific job! Ben and Nicole have these outstanding pictures to commemorate the day. Each one brings back a memory of that day to me. I cry easy and still cry when I look at these photos. It was an extraordinary time with beautiful weather, a real photogenic guy and gal and a breath taking setting. The word Fairy Tale keeps coming back to all the people who have seen these pics and it is a tribute to your talent. I have never seen anything like this and obviously am a proud parent. You have a special gift and Nicole and Ben made the right choice as these will always be a fond remembrance of this wonderful day in Italy. Barb and I cannot wait to share these with all our relatives and friends and enjoy all the oohs and ahs. Kudos to you for a job well done.

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