14 March, 2012 BIG Workshop – Bridal shoot

Last week I had the  pleasure of co-hosting the very first BIG workshop together with amazing photographers Damon Pijlman and Frans Nijssen. A two-day wedding photography workshop in a gorgeous castle in the Dutch city of Wassenaar. The concept of BIG is new and real and consists...

15 February, 2012 Kids in Trees

If I told you these were taken in November you probably wouldn't believe it. We lucked out on the weather for sure.  I've had the pleasure of photographing this family a number of times now, and every time is a pleasure. You may remember mom...

25 January, 2012 Something BIG – the workshop

WORKSHOP UPDATE! Locatie : Privé domein Kasteel Oud Wassenaar. Wanneer : 5-6 maart 2012 Scroll down for English text Dag 1 Ontvangst kasteel Kennismaking, iedeen voorstellen Uitleg workshop, dagplanning Onze voorbereiding huwelijksfotografie Getting ready in 2 groepen! We schieten de makeup bij de bruid en het klaarmaken van de bruidegom afzonderlijk. 2 scenario's...

16 January, 2012 Nominated for the Bruidsfoto Awards 2012

I am so honoured to be nominated for the 2012 Bruidsfoto Awards. This is a prestigious award for wedding photographers throughout The Netherlands and Belgium.  The image below was selected from 1700 submissions. What makes me especially happy is that this is one of my all...

11 January, 2012 Baby it’s cold outside

Some of you may remember Wendy and Kris from the gorgeous destination wedding in Italy back in May. They contacted me for a wintery shoot with their two little girls. It's always a joy to photograph this family. And so it was on a cold and...

31 December, 2011 This year and coming into my own.

This is a personal, long post. And no, I will have no regrets. It has been a year of ups and downs. Sound cliché? Think again. The year before it had been so clear to me. I actually spelled it out. "I shall have NO REGRETS". Somehow 2011 remained...

24 December, 2011 Merry Christmas and the Gift of Time

Today is the day. Our three little ones have been so patiently waiting. The tree is surrounded by white and red wrapped presents. They will soon know if they will get what they wished for. They've been so good, they have nothing to worry about. It's such a...

23 December, 2011 Oh Christmas Tree

It's December 23. Lille Juleaften for the norwegians. The day on which the tree is decorated and the lights are lit. Here in our family, we get a Christmas tree soon after Sinterklaas. Being braught up in a family with a norwegian mother, I must...

21 December, 2011 Ka’s Christmas Shoot

My friend Kristina has a nack for finding the funniest, most amazing outfits and props on Etsy. Every year, we do a Christmas shoot...

12 December, 2011 The Christmas Shoot

This year I was going to do it differently. I was going to plan this waaaaay ahead of time and avoid stress. But then time went warp speed on me...

8 December, 2011 A Loveshoot in Antwerp

On a beach on a remote island in Fiji, Sjoerd proposed to Diana. He took out the engagement ring he had brought with him from home, got on one knee and asked her to be his wife. Ah the romance! So it was on gorgeous fall Friday...