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Discover the charm of Zoetermeer with this family photoshoot, where historic streets and blooming gardens provide the perfect backdrop for cherished moments.

Photoshoots, Family Photoshoots

May 7, 2024

Good for Loving: An April 13th family photoshoot in the heart of Zoetermeer

a family of six sits on chairs in front of a traditional Dutch bakery in Zoetermeer
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What’s driving wedding photography pricing? When you begin searching for a wedding photographer, the pricing can seem pretty unrelatable and opaque. Learn more here about the factors behind wedding photography and how you can navigate the confusing pricing world out there. Buckle up & stay safe!

Weddings, BTS

April 30, 2024

Wedding Photography Pricing 101: Secrets to Pricing You Won’t Want To Miss

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At D’n Kleine Dommel, seeing is believing. Discover 5 reasons this rustic family friendly restaurant might just be the wedding location you are looking for.

Wedding Locations, Dutch Wedding Experience, Nuenen, Weddings

April 23, 2024

D’n Kleine Dommel: Discover 5 Reasons This Wedding Location Is A Contender

view from balcony into wooden beam rafters at D'n Kleine Dommel
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A Spring engagement session after rain was challenging, but with flexibility & creativity, I created beautiful golden hour images with Elke and Jan

Engagements, Nuenen, Photoshoots, Weddings

April 9, 2024

Elke and Jan : A Terrible Weather Forecast Turns into a Golden Engagement Shoot

Jan stands behind Elke with his arm around her shoulder. She takes his hand in her hand and they are both smiling
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Rich in history and deceptively simple in design. Take a look behind the scenes of the Van Goghkerkje, my #1 small wedding location in Nuenen.

Wedding Locations, BTS, Dutch Wedding Experience, Nuenen, Weddings

April 2, 2024

The Van Goghkerkje: Nuenen’s #1 Small Scale Big Impact Wedding Location

View from the kitchen into the Church Hall full of wooden chairs and pews
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You’re looking for a one stop English speakers resource for weddings in the Netherlands I hear you and that is why I’ve organised the Dutch Wedding Experience group on Facebook. As an English speaking expat myself, I too have put in the time learning Dutch and using Google Translate to get myself around in my […]

Dutch Wedding Experience, Anniversaries, Engagements, Weddings

March 26, 2024

Launching the Dutch Wedding Experience: 7 Reasons Why You Need This Incredible Resource In Your Life

a silver vintage wedding ring hangs perched on a branch with pink buds and a white background
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Photographing a wedding 2 times sounds like a bad thing, but nothing could be further from the truth when you’re talking about religious wedding ceremonies in the Netherlands. Naomi and John chose to marry first civilly, and then to have a religious ceremony. This also provided more opportunities for gorgeous wedding photography.

Weddings, Nuenen

March 19, 2024

Photographing A Wedding 2 Times | Naomi & John ‘s Faith Filled Marriage

A bride and groom walk up the path to the Hague Netherlands Temple after their temple sealing
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Monique and Carlos, originally from Brazil, moved to the Netherlands in 2021. Their love story stems from a chance meeting at church, leading to a marriage in 2018. For their fifth anniversary, they highlighted their move with a photoshoot in the Keukenhof garden. This tradition is a beautiful way to cherish their relationship.


March 12, 2024

Looking back: an anniversary photoshoot in the Keukenhof

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When you hit rock bottom, the only way is up. At least that is one of the things I learned on my less conventional path to becoming a wedding photographer in Europe. Read on to discover how reaching rock bottom helped me develop new skills and discover my true purpose.

BTS, Weddings

March 5, 2024

How I Became A Wedding Photographer in Europe

Bride and groom portrait with bride standing behind groom and embracing him while he looks ahead in a garden wedding
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There are so many options, editing styles, and price points when you start looking for a wedding photographer in the Netherlands or Belgium. It can feel overwhelming but it doesn’t have to. Begin the search for your perfect wedding photographer by asking simple but important questions.


February 27, 2024

How To Choose Your Wedding Photographer 101: Insider Tips to Guarantee A Happy Ending

Black and white photo of groom and his four groomsmen sitting on a sofa at Mamounia palace before the wedding ceremony