Oxfordshire Weddings

Wedding_collage

I am so glad to announce that I recently started photographing weddings. Here above is a collage of some photographs I took last summer at Victoria & Liyn, and Clare & Adam’s wedding. I want to thank both couples, first for trusting me and my work and then for sharing with me something so intimate and joyful as their great day was. It was an amazing day for me too!

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Behind the veil

“La luce filtra attraverso i miei pensieri. Gli occhi si chiudono, si aprano, cercano, spinti verso l’alto, in basso, alle mie spalle; attendono di capire che cosa vedano gli altri, di là da questo velo oscuro.”

Model: Thu-Linh N.

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Art and Craftsmanship

I am very happy to show you, today, some old photographs (only a few months old) I took in Birmingham, for Source Culture Company. It was a great experience, as a photographer, as a person, and as an art lover, to meet the talented Jack Row, a pens, rollerballs, cufflinks craftsman-designer, and the Struthers-London family (lovely wife and husband), refined watchmakers and antique collectors. They worked in front of me, they showed me how to create a piece of art, step by step, but most of all these three artists helped me to understand why they love so much the work they do, the “mission” they chose. I like to think that the photos below will disclose you a part of the answer.

More images here: http://www.joomag.com/magazine/sourceculture-september-2014/0175709001405957135?short

©2014 Flavia Catena

Jack Row

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Struthers London

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I want to thank Jack Row and Struthers family for their kind welcome!

Steampunk wedding party

Today I am glad to share with you a few photos of the big, thrilling role-playing game I had the pleasure to photograph last August in the old prison of Oxford. The game was organized by Barbara and Jack to tell their friends about their wedding, a wedding they had celebrated that same morning. Even though I knew what was hidden behind the game, I had a great time going around the cells (some were unbelievably dark) and driving people out from their burrows with a simple click of my camera. I felt like I was in some kind of nineteen century novel with a surprise ending. Exciting!

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