The city of Guarda that afternoon of mild temperature, soft light, fresh and light air, despite the ringing of the ears of the wedding photographer due to the rapid rise of altitude, awaited our arrival as well as Ana and Francisco.
A walk through the beautiful old granite town, with Ana and Francisco as cicerones served, at the same time, as a setting for our elopement session of the day before the wedding. A single session since the next day, this couple would be declared husband and wife. But that’s for another story.
As a wedding photographer my image is fundamentally based on black and white and the city of Guarda served, as you can see, as a glove as a backdrop and subject for this photographic afternoon.
My couple lived with the anticipation of the next day for what the session went through in that state of mind, scaring away those thoughts about the things that would still be necessary for the big day.
As always, for the wedding photographer the session was fat and it had to be my wife, Lurdes, to remind me that Ana and Francisco would have to get up early and still had so much to do that they, by their sympathy, did not remind me. There was always one more photo to do…