The Best Time of Year to Visit Sardinia for a photography shoot


If you’re planning a photography shoot in Sardinia, choosing the best time of year to visit can be challenging.

Sardinia offers breathtaking landscapes, crystal-clear waters, and stunning architectural wonders, making it an ideal destination for photography enthusiasts. However, the island’s weather and tourism patterns vary significantly throughout the year. In this article, we’ll explore the ideal times to visit Sardinia for a photography shoot and the best locations to capture your perfect shots.

The autumn months of September, October, and November provide mild temperatures and generally sunny weather, making it an excellent time for a photography shoot in Sardinia. During these months, Sardinia’s landscapes transform into a vivid canvas of warm and earthy tones, providing photographers with endless opportunities to capture unique and stunning shots. With less crowds at the beaches and softer, more delicate light, the autumn season offers a peaceful atmosphere for outdoor photography.

The spring months of March, April, and May are also ideal for a photography shoot in Sardinia. The weather is mild and sunny, with a burst of colors and scents as the island’s flora and fauna come to life. The beaches are not yet crowded, and the island’s rural landscapes offer a wide range of photographic opportunities. Spring is also the time of year when Sardinia’s almond trees bloom, providing a spectacular natural display of pink and white flowers, making it an ideal time for nature photography.

While summer is the peak tourist season in Sardinia, with its hot and humid weather and crowded beaches, hiring an expert photographer can make all the difference. They can guide you to the best locations and help you capture stunning images that showcase the island’s natural beauty, despite the challenges posed by the season.

Winter is also a viable option for a photography shoot in Sardinia, with unique opportunities to capture the island’s dramatic landscapes and seascapes, as well as its traditional festivals and cultural events.

Sardinia offers a diverse range of photographic opportunities, from stunning beaches, rocky cliffs, and sandy beaches, to traditional villages, vineyards, olive groves, and fields of wheat and wildflowers.

Don’t forget, you can also enjoy the sea until November in Sardinia, and from April, the temperatures allow for dipping your toes in the water. In conclusion, the best time of year to visit Sardinia for a photography shoot is during the autumn and spring months when the island’s natural beauty is at its peak, and the weather is mild and sunny. Nonetheless, Sardinia offers photographic opportunities throughout the year.

I’m Valeria and I have been a photographer in Sardinia since 2010. I have been photographing tourists on vacation for many years and can help you discover the most spectacular or romantic places to have your photo sessions.

My blog page here.

Family and child portfolio gallery here.
Maternity pregnancy portfolio gallery here
Wedding and elopement portfolio gallery here.
Wedding proposal portfolio gallery here.
Engagement, anniversary, love and couple session portfolio gallery here
I would love to be your  photographer in Alghero. I am an intimate and romantic photographerand you can take a look to my portfolio on instagram here

Write me to info@valeriamameli.com to have my brochure with all the information and prices for your vacation photos in Alghero.

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I hope to see you soon.

All the following photos were taken in spring or autumn, and some in winter

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I think I’ve definitely found a gem artist in Sardinia whom i had just randomly searched up on Google for our vacation family photoshoot. Imagines Valeria capture are so soft & light, yet so very powerful that each speaks louder than words. She has a special eye in capturing our beautiful natural expressions, rather than just limited to smiles & laughters. Moreover, Valeria knows very well how to communicate with young children (my kids are 5, 3, 2), so much loved by my 3 monkeys!! She will indeed be a reason for us to revisit Sardinia again.

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01. Anna’s daughter, 2018 - Vacation family photos

If you are looking for a skilled photographer in Sardinia/Sardegna Valeria is 100% the one. Do not waste your time with anyone else (Trust me I researched them all). Even though I was out of the country She helped me organize my proposal and beautifully captured it so wonderfully. She had great tips and throughout the whole process you can tell how much experience she has. She not only was able to capture the most memorable moments, but was also able to make us feel SO comfortable. All our photos and video turned out perfect. If you have any photography needs Valeria Is the right choice, don’t think twice book her NOW!

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Sooro, wedding proposal 2022

Thanks Valeria, thanks for the patience you had in my moments a bit ‘critical, in those of fatigue, stress and nervousness, thanks for your professionalism as always undisputed, for the touch you’ve had, for capturing those wonderful moments with my father who accurately portray the emotions of those moments, thank you because from the beginning you gave us that certainty of having a professional with a capital P next to us that would have made that day even more special, and thank you because the passion you put into what you do is perceived so much that even after the fatigue of the whole day, being with you is always a great pleasure .. thanks thanks and thanks again a thousand times thanks.

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Laura, wedding photo, 2018

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Sara proposal, 2018

Her shots speak. Her photos are linked to my best memories. Very good and unique

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Manuela photo family, marriage, newborn, motherhood

The art of the photographer is to tell without words and without a pen. Valeria manages to tell moments of life of those who are in front of her goal, simply grasping the details, She looks and smiles and then give emotions and memories to those who see in his shots what he could never see: herself while feeling an emotion. Very good

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Giovanna, maternity and family Photos, 2016-2018

Valeria has an extraordinary talent in capturing details, small gestures, facial expressions, everything that makes a wedding “Your” wedding and immortalize it in wonderful shots. His photos are intimate, exciting, always original, beautiful. Very serious and professional, also recommended for those who do not like being photographed, because they will follow you on tiptoe without ever being intrusive. I find that her works convey elegance and a sensitivity that touch the heart. I with the photos of the pre-marriage and the wedding I have carpeted the house and I can not wait to do other! Thank you so much Valeria

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Silvia, wedding, 2016

“Unique in her kind, manages to convey her sensitivity in every shot. Attentive
to details, always available and patient (for brides is not a trivial matter) “I would
choose another thousand times !.

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Caterina, Wedding 2014

I was her first bride and I’m so happy with the choice I made !!! I have beautiful
memories of that day ….And his photos really tell everything !!! She manages
to immortalize every moment and make it unique. She is the only person I
can photograph my daughter, Can also with the children do not miss any
moment !!!
A warranty…. She knows.

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Luisa, 2011, Wedding, newborn, pregnancy, family, one day in a life,

Valeria was a great person to work with. We couldn't be happier with our choice of a wedding photographer. She's lovely, reliable and her photos are stunning! Thank you Valeria and all the best :) Anna & Max
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Anna, honeymoon with wedding party, 2018

Valeria is creative, professional and talented photographer! Highly recommended! Grazie Mille
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Katarina Anna, wedding 2018

When we did the photo shoot with Valeria we had high expectations, but we never imagined that she would be able to contain perfectly the moments so beautiful and unique, to the point of being excited every time we look at the photos. she has the talent and the sensitivity to capture moments or small gestures that many would miss, and this is what makes everything more special, because her shots are not just simple photos, they are memories that speak and that make us relive all the moments more beautiful ❤️

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Valeria, couple with surprise proposal, 2018