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Dream team of vendors
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Wedding dress:
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Hair & Make-up:
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Styling:
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Rings:
Judigje Edelsmid

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Floral Design:
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Wedding Cake:
Sprinkles Bakery

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Video:
Oh Wonder Films

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Invitations:
La Lettre

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Signage Calligraphy:
Kellygrafie

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Confetti:
Bladconfetti

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Styling background wedding details:
Feline Styling Boards

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Catering:
Meatballs en zo

 

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Reception, dinner and party venue:
Zuidschermer near Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Sonja & Johan’ Story

‘They are epic!!!! Genuinely super pretty!!! 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻💕💫✨💫✨💫✨  SO awesome to look back at the day and it’s sooooooo beautiful! We’re so thrilled with them! 🙏🏻😍

When I first met Sonja at wedding fair Engaged and she told me about their orchard wedding in Zuidschermer (a village near Amsterdam), I was so excited – because she and Johan were planning the most beautiful and stylish dusty blue wedding with an outdoor ceremony, a live band and even a sunset shoot. Sonja and Johan are the sweetest people and I couldn’t wait to shoot their wedding!

 

Bridal prep

I began the morning at their home, where the bride was getting ready, and it was so chilled out, because all the girls were there. Sonja wore an amazing modern and flows wedding dress and Johan wore beautiful light blueish grey suit and they looked so perfect. After the first look we went to the nearby dunes for the shoot. Together with my second shooter and the videographer Inge of Oh Wonder Films we made some gorgeous images of these two beautiful people in this beautiful landscape.

 

The vows

They had personal vows they had written themselves, which they shared between them during their photoshoot. As to keep their ceremony short and sweet, especially for their children to not become bored. The ceremony itself took place in the orchard of the happy couples home, and was a small ceremony which was accompanied by live music by The Big Swingers. After the ceremony they walked down the aisle together and were showered with colourful confetti, and then they cut the cake. A delicious cake made by Sprinkles Bakery, created with buttercream in exactly the right shade of dusty blue.

 

After the ceremony

During the reception they had The Big Swingers play in a small formation, with a singer, saxophone and piano, which gave the afternoon a really chilled vibe. For dinner everyone sat at two long tables, styled by Te Leuk Trouwen, and it was loved by all the guests. After dinner we went for a sunset shoot in a nearby wheat field, and when we returned the band kicked off the party and everyone hit the dancefloor. They also had more confetti, which was a huge hit. While the bride, groom and their guests danced the night away, this most wonderfully styled day came to an end. I had a blast capturing the abundance of emotions and not to mention all the pretty that was so carefully chosen by bride, and fellow wedding photographer, Sonja.

 

Wedding advice

Sonja and Johan met more then 10 years ago and as a wedding photographer Sonja has seen quite a few weddings in all different shapes and sizes. They say if you’re planning a wedding, make sure you hire vendors that you trust, that way you can relax on your wedding day and don’t have to worry because you know everything will be just as you discussed.

If you’re looking for a fun fine art wedding photographer, for your city, orchard or destination elopement or wedding in Amsterdam, London or somewhere else in Europe, do get in touch! I can’t wait to hear your plans!

 

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Are you interested in hiring me for your wedding in Amsterdam, Texel, The Hague, Utrecht or somewhere else in The Netherlands or Europe? Give me a call or email me to see if I’m still available for your wedding. I love hearing about your wedding plans!

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