at La Foce
PHOTOGRAPHY : ANDREAS K. GEORGIOU | Planners : Glamevents Tuscany x Frigga Events | `florals : flowers Living | Videography : Luigi de gregorio | Venue : La Foce | Wedding dress : Atelier Pronovias
| Shoes : Manolo Blahnik, Rene caovilla, Loeffler Randall
| Welcome dinner dress : Sophia et voila | Dinner reception gown : Marco & Maria
Morning | flower dress : Temperley London
| Makeup and hair artist: 66 from Than Make Up | Light design : allexis events | Stationery : laura mazzetti the wedding letters | Caterer : galateo ric evimenti
Siyu made it her mission to hire as many artists for her wedding. These invitations were made in one unique copy by an artist Siyu loves, in addition to the "official" invites by Laura Mazzetti
This embroidered welcome basket with Italian goodies was given to all guests attending the wedding, including a wonderful leather luggage tag with val d' Orcia's iconic cypress trees in gold foil.
Bespoke hand-painted vow books
La Foce is one of the most beautiful places I’ve ever photographed. This estate itself is a UNESCO World Heritage site. In 1924, Antonio and Iris Origo transformed the Villa into a thriving farming center, marking a pivotal chapter in its history. Iris Origo, a renowned Anglo-American biographer and historian, vividly recounts the remarkable yet challenging years at La Foce in her autobiographical books, “Images and Shadows” and “War in Val d’Orcia.”
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Behind the scenes
These photographs were taken by Mao on film. Mao was leading the other team of photographers at the wedding and they provided a more photojournalistic coverage on film. Here, alongside my talented friend, Luigi de Gregorio.
travel the globe photographing life’s important events, weddings, and editorial shoots.
The AKG studio was created out of my fascination for blending modern techniques with the art d'excellence from a bygone era, creating a photography of timeless aesthetic and heritage.
My photography is calm, intimate, quiet, and infused with meaning and purpose. It stems from my deep desire to advocate for empathy, empowerment, and kindness.