Welcome! I'm Gabriella I'm based on the French Riviera in South of France. I approach photography with a romantic, timeless sensibility. My imagery is understated yet evocative, resulting from a clear and polished creative direction that elicits light-filled portraits. I aim for perfection and beauty.
I propose an experience with a personal and intimate approach. Combining documentary and refined style by capturing honest light-filled images. I'm honoured to serve clients around Europe.
I both use film and digital, to get a glowing, intense and soft style.
You are currently discovering my work, You have been sensitive and I thank you warmly. As a wedding photographer based in the south of France and Provence, and as a destination wedding photographer in Europe, I pay particular attention to portraying only honest and candid moments of your big day. Even when I will help you to pose.
That's why I'll find the best light while you're on your first look. I will take authentic photographs. Because every details matter, I'll photograph each of them in a way to tell a story. Your wedding day is important for me too. Each love story is unique, as a Destination wedding photographer based in the south of France, I aim to create heirloom memories you will cherish forever.
Monaco, Saint Tropez Gordes, Luberon, Grasses, Cannes, Paris are some of the cities in which I cover weddings in France But as Italian living in France I can't stay away from my relatives. Indeed, Italy is special to my heart. I also serve Clients in Italy.
I serve Brideandgrooms From Provence ( Luberon, Gordes St Rémy, Aix en Provence ) to French Riviera ( Monaco, Nice, Cannes) Paris and Italy ( Venice,Tuscany, Florence, Sienna). It''s no secret, I love traveling. I love destination weddings, portrait sessions & elopements in the most exotic and unique places. Want to know if I will be in the country your getting married? Make sure to take a look to my 2020 destinations below.
WE AIM FOR BEAUTY
I work to develop my sensitivity to the world through my photography. You and I have a lot in common, we are sentient beings to the world around us. I am looking for something bigger and more beautiful every day of my life. That's why you'll find me more often on a plane, a train rather than at home. My husband and I share this passion for travel. I had the pleasure to work in the south of France, French Riviera, in Milan; at Lake Como, Tuscany Dubai, Thailand, Canaries Island, Los Angeles, San Fransisco, Croatia, Paris, Barcelona, Palma de Majorque. I am an adventurer in the soul looking for the transcendent.
I would love to know more about you and your ideal photographs. I'm here to turn your vision to life.
Beyond simple photographs, Gabriella offered a real experience, with a personal and intimate approach. It combines documentaries and artistic style by capturing honest & timeless images to reveal connexion between her subjects.
Gabriella envision the collaboration as the creation of a personnal and intimate couture collection. Your vision is the red thread that allows her to create your images. she is completely invested in her couples from the first meeting through the wedding day and beyond.
Visit the journal for more beauty arround the world. follow Gabriella during her journey. Travel guide and more. Destination wedding guide.
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PARIS - FRANCE
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With its picturesque landscapes and undeniable charm, South of France has always been included in the lists of world’s top wedding destinations. There’s no doubt that Paris is the most popular location but through recent years, more and more couples are saying Je t’aime in the hidden jewels beyond the French capital. For instance, Provence and the south of France attract couples who want to experience an authentic celebration in exclusive venues. Besides, who could resist the heavenly smell of lavender fields in Gordes or the idyllic charm of French Riviera’s coastal scenes?
You’re dreaming of getting married in the South of France but don’t know where to start planning your wedding, this ultimate wedding planning guide is written for you. Without further ado, let’s get the discussion started!
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MY HUSBAND AND I FOUND GABRIELLA ONLINE AND WE’RE INSTANTLY IMPRESSED WITH HER WORK. WE CORRESPONDED WITH GABRIELLA FROM THE UNITED STATES AND MET WITH HER WHEN WE ARRIVED IN FRANCE.
SHE MADE US FEEL VERY COMFORTABLE WHICH LED TO SOME GORGEOUS PHOTOS THAT I DON’T THINK WE WOULD HAVE HAD OTHERWISE. GABRIELLA IS EXTREMELY TALENTED, EASY TO WORK WITH, AND PROFESSIONAL. I WOULD HIGHLY RECOMMEND HER FOR ANY PHOTOGRAPHS! I JUST WISH SHE LIVED CLOSER SO WE COULD WORK WITH HER MORE FREQUENTLY.
WASHINGTON, DC, USA
Sheri & Daren
"SHE MADE US FEEL VERY COMFORTABLE WHICH LED TO SOME GORGEOUS PHOTOS THAT I DON’T THINK WE WOULD HAVE HAD OTHERWISE "
WE COULD NOT HAVE ASKED FOR A BETTER PHOTOGRAPHER.
HIRING GABRIELLA WAS THE BEST DECISION WE MADE FOR OUR WEDDING. THE PHOTOS WERE BEYOND EXPECTED! CAN'T WAIT TO MEET HER AGAIN IN PARIS FOR OUR ANNIVERSARY PHOTOSHOOT
-TATIANA & SOUD
Tatiana & Soud
"HIRING GABRIELLA WAS THE BEST DECISION WE MADE FOR OUR WEDDING"
I can't say how grateful we were with Gabriella's services. My husband and I get married in italy. She is kind and always extremely professional. We felt at ease having her around as she guides us during the photography and captures our intimate moments. Beyond being a calm person and amazing photographer, she knows what she is talking about and when she doesn’t she is honest. She always gives us solutions to fix our issues with planning. Finding good vendors was a hard task she makes easy. The photos were just gorgeous, and our glass box is an enchantment, I can’t say how emotional I am when looking at it!
Sophia & Patrick
"SHE IS KIND AND ALWAYS EXTREMELY PROFESSIONAl"
"GABRIELLA VANSTERN OFFERS ELEGANT AND ARTISTIC PHOTOGRAPHY THAT CAPTURES THE REAL ROMANCE OF YOUR DAY"
Thank you very much! The photos are really beautiful and Gabriella was an amazing professional and kind person. We really enjoyed our session.