Capturing the Magic of Vienna’s Holiday Season: Festive Couple and Family Photoshoots

As the holiday season approaches, Vienna undergoes a breathtaking transformation, adorned with twinkling lights, festive decorations, and an undeniable air of enchantment. As a passionate photographer based in this city, I have had the privilege of capturing the love and warmth shared by couples and families amidst this picturesque backdrop.

Join me on a journey through Vienna’s most iconic holiday settings as I showcase heartwarming and beautifully composed photoshoots, both in my studio and amidst the city’s stunning outdoor landscapes.

Whether you’re looking to capture your own memorable holiday moments or simply longing to experience Vienna’s seasonal charm, my Christmas Packages offer the perfect opportunity to turn your vision into reality.

Let’s make this holiday season truly unforgettable. Click here to book a photoshoot with me!

Embracing the Fall-Winter Unions’ Charm

As the air turns crisp and the colors of nature transform into a breathtaking symphony, a new chapter of romance beckons. Welcome to a realm where the enchantment of autumn and winter intertwines with your love story, creating a tapestry of warmth, emotion, and splendor.

Embracing the ethereal beauty of fall and the delicate charm of winter, I invite you to embark on a journey through the captivating world of Vienna‘s autumn and winter weddings. Every image captured is a moment suspended in time, a fragment of a love story that unfolds against the backdrop of opulent settings and the city’s skyline.

From the intimate preparation moments suffused with opulence, to the exchange of vows on a rooftop terrace that witnesses your commitment, each frame holds the essence of your journey. Surrounded by loved ones and adorned with the elegance of the season, your love, along with the companionship of your bridesmaids, paints a canvas of warmth and joy, leaving an indelible mark in the hearts of all who bear witness.

Are you envisioning your love story illuminated by the enchanting glow of autumn and winter? I specialize in capturing these intimate moments, creating timeless images that mirror the emotions you hold dear. Whether you’re planning your dream wedding or seeking a couple/engagement shoot that encapsulates the magic of your connection, I’m here to craft visual tales that resonate with your heart.

Discover the splendor of seasonal unions through the lens of my camera and allow your love story to become a part of Vienna’s rich tapestry. I invite you to explore the cherished moments that await, and to take the first step in preserving your forever memories. Connect with me today to unveil the possibilities and inquire about my bespoke photography packages. Your timeless journey begins here.


Photography: Elena Azzalini
Planning and organisation: @helloweddingbox
Location: The Ritz-Carlton, Vienna @ritzcarltonvienna
Dresses: Elfenkleid
Dressing Gowns: Vossen by Eva Poleschinski
Attire Groom: Vondru
Jewelry and Ring: Ceramics by Mevisto
Make Up & Hair Bridesmaid: Elnaz Visage
Make Up & Hair Bridesmaid & Bride & Groom: Lore Stellek
Make Up Bride: Sarah Chvala
Cake: Das Tortenstudio Andrea Kargl
Decoration: Raphaela Ramler Venus Weddings
Florist: Florian Griessmaier
Stationary: Nani and Paul PhotoGraphics
Print: Druck im 12ten

Model Bride: Sarah Chvala
Model Bridesmaid 1: Sandra Seidl
Model Bridesmaid 2: Anna- Maria Schlintner
Model Bridesmaid 3: Ivi Stojkovic
Model Bridesmaid 4: Conny Sporrer
Model Groom: Markus Schnabel

Enchanting surprise proposal in a viennese city park

In the early morning hours in Vienna, a charming couple experienced a moment that captured the essence of their love in a picturesque setting.

He and she formed a couple straight out of a fairy tale. But this is their story, and I was fortunate to capture every moment.

The park, bathed in the soft morning light, became the stage for a proposal that left everyone present breathless. He knelt down with a glistening ring in hand, and her surprised and joyful gaze spoke volumes. There’s nothing more beautiful than witnessing eternal love beginning under the golden morning sun.

After the touching proposal, the couple shared intimate and joyful moments within the park’s serene surroundings. The photos capture their love, laughter, and tender glances as they strolled among the trees and blooming flowers. Vienna’s iconic landmarks in the background added a touch of magic to this special day.

This gallery is a tribute to a love that will grow stronger with each passing day, immortalized in images that tell a timeless story. The couple’s beauty, the city of Vienna, and the park at dawn blend into a single frame, creating an indelible memory of this magical morning.

Love is universal, and these photos capture the essence of being in love. The morning proposal in Vienna was just the beginning of an extraordinary journey for this couple, and I am grateful to have been witnesses to this enchanting chapter in their love story. May their life together always be illuminated by the eternal love that shone like the morning sun in Vienna.

To Make Your Moment Unforgettable…

If you’re considering making a special proposal to your partner and want to capture every emotion of this once-in-a-lifetime moment, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with me! It would be my honor to help you create lasting memories through photography. Click here to reach out, and let’s start planning your dream moment together. It would be a privilege to be a part of your love story.

Seaside Elegance: A Boho-Inspired Styled Shoot

Nestled near the enchanting city of Venice, Chioggia boasts pristine beaches and breathtaking landscapes that served as the perfect backdrop for a recent styled photoshoot. Capturing the essence of simplicity and elegance, the photographs showcase a beautiful model adorned in graceful silk wedding gowns, set against the tranquil beauty of Chioggia’s shoreline. This boho-inspired styled shoot marries the elements of nature with the sophistication of bridal fashion, resulting in a harmonious blend of styles that will surely inspire brides-to-be seeking a unique and stunning aesthetic.

Bohemian Chic Meets Seaside Splendor: The Styling

In the heart of Chioggia, where the Adriatic Sea meets the land, a vision of bohemian chic was brought to life. Our model, with her flowing brown waves and sun-kissed skin, personified the essence of relaxed beauty. Adorned in simple yet elegant silk wedding gowns, she effortlessly embodied the charm and allure of a beachside bride.

The styling of the shoot embraced a bohemian spirit, evident in the bouquet that she carried. The bouquet was a masterpiece crafted from a medley of local flora – a combination of dried leaves and branches native to the area, entwined with fresh blooms. This unique blend exuded a sense of rustic romance, infusing the scene with an authentic touch of Chioggia’s natural beauty.

A Tranquil Seaside Ambiance

As the gentle waves of the Adriatic lapped against the shore, our model strolled along the sandy expanse, creating an idyllic scene of peace and serenity. The timeless elegance of the silk wedding gowns perfectly harmonized with the serene surroundings, evoking an atmosphere of quiet romance.

The interplay of the boho styling and the tranquil seaside backdrop created an ethereal ambiance that spoke to the free-spirited bride’s desire for beauty and simplicity on her special day. The photographs captured not just the beauty of the model and her attire, but also the enchanting allure of Chioggia’s coastline.

Inspiration for Brides

For brides-to-be seeking a wedding aesthetic that fuses the elegance of bridal fashion with the charm of natural elements, this styled shoot provides a wealth of inspiration. The combination of silk gowns, the boho bouquet, and the stunning beach setting showcases how a seemingly diverse palette can come together to create a breathtaking and cohesive look.

Whether you’re drawn to the simplicity of silk, the allure of boho styling, or the romance of a seaside wedding, this styled shoot offers a glimpse into the possibilities that await. Chioggia’s beach serves as a testament to the fact that sometimes, the most stunning beauty is found in the simplicity of nature itself.

Photos © Elena Azzalini Photography
Model: Shirin Jaber
Bridal gowns: AnnaTi by Blu Zaffiro, Chioggia (Venezia), Italy
Make-up: Oriana Tiozzo / EOS Center, Chioggia (Venezia), Italy
Cake: Dagmar Pauser / Kuchen mit Stil, Vienna, Austria
Favors: Bijoux Mignon, Chioggia (Venezia), Italy
Planning & styling: Massimo Fabris and Elena Azzalini 
Location: Chioggia (Venezia), Italy