A hot shooting in Miami, Florida
Between New York and Miami
February 2017. I am in New York to meet some of the American couples to whom I took photos of their weddings in the previous year.
It’s a perfect occasion to meet them again and to have a nice evening together in an excellent Japanese restaurant, at only few steps from Times Square and to peruse the pages of Sophisticated Weddings, a magazine published on the same day and showing some of my customers’ photos.
I remember that around 1 a.m we greeted each other, as soon after I had a flight to catch and I also remember that leaving the restaurant the thermometer was minus 11degrees.
At 5 am I am already at JFK and after a three hours flight I finally arrived to Florida, on Miami Airport, where the temperature reaches plus 27 degrees, more than enough to improve my mood, although I find it quite incredible to see a hike of 38 degrees for such a short distance.
I rent a car and head towards Miami where a young couple is waiting for me.
We have decided to meet in February to take some pictures before their wedding which they are organizing in New York for the end of the year: Yonder, an well-known baseball player (at least for those who follow baseball) and Amber, his gorgeous betrothed.
A beautiful harmony establishes immediately between us and it concretizes further during breakfast.
They explain to me that, while they are waiting for their villa to be completed, they live in a beachfront penthouse, in the vaunted Miami Beach.
Soon after, we establish a small path for photographs starting from a beautiful botanical park where we decide to set up a picnic, to continue in a typical local restaurant where I was able to make a few portraits, to close with a small photo story at their house under construction.
I shoot under a burning sun. They are really happy and helpful, but the time goes by.
The afternoon flyes by in a second and I have to go back to the airport for my next flight heading to Las Vegas, but before that we say goodbye and see you on 14 November in New York .
Thank you Amber and Yonder,