Amsterdam Loveshoot: Lina & Vinson

One early morning late November on my way to a shoot I had a misfortune to step into a puddle having just left Amsterdam Central Station. That’s how I found out that there was a hole in the sole of one of my running shoes which I’d made a mistake wearing that day.

Having walked in the cold with wet feet for two hours was totally worth it because of the sweetest couple from Jakarta who made a stop in Amsterdam as a part of their European honeymoon trip. Thanks to them I now know how to say “cool” in Indonesian.

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Wedding Shoot in Amsterdam: Ulyana & Maxim

I was pleasantly surprised by Ulyana and Maxim showing up for our shoot dressed up in their wedding attire. I had no clue! And to think that I was prepared to tell them off for being 20 minutes late (nah, I don’t really do that). They had a small ceremony at home in Russia and came to Amsterdam for their honeymoon and a wedding photoshoot. Ulyana is the ultimate DIY bride: not only did she do her own make-up and hair, she also made her own bouquet. Her wedding dress and her husband’s bowtie are also her creation.

We started our shoot in Vondelpark and then set off to wander the streets of the Canal District. What made our photo walk even more special was all the kind people we met who kept congratulating them and wishing them a happy life together. Ulyana and Maxim found that very unusual but super friendly and nice (this would never happen in Moscow, they said).

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Amsterdam Surprise Proposal: Devin & Petra

When Devin asked me if I could help him plan a surprise proposal in Amsterdam I enlisted the help of my friend and Amsterdam tour guide Masha Vishniakova. She made the necessary arrangements with Hotel Droog, hired a musician, set the table and even brought champagne and strawberries. Hotel Droog was kind enough to let us use their fairy-tale garden for our private party. After the question was popped and champagne was over we went for a short photo walk. Davin & Petra, thank you for letting us be a part of your special day!

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Amsterdam Anniversary Shoot: Marina & Godfried

Marina and Godfried had been living in Amsterdam for a year when they contacted me back in July last year to ask if I could take a few photos of them to commemorate their one year wedding anniversary as well as their time in Amsterdam, since they are an international couple and love to move a lot. Where to next, guys?

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Amsterdam Loveshoot: Alen & Kristina

I’m being a good girl and keeping my blog up to date. This time it’s a shoot from July this year with this lovely couple from Eastern Europe. Kristina lives in Serbia and Alen – in Romania. They are the living proof that the saying ‘love knows no distance’ is true.

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