wedding photographer Bart Rondeel

This is me

In short, I am a creative person with a can-do mentality, who loves life, my family / friends and my cat Snow.
I love sports and am regularly found on the mat for some Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, or in the dunes and even the Alps to ride down the most beautiful trails with my mountain bike.
I travel a lot and also like to take photographs in my spare time. Also, I spend a lot of time with my wife and I am actually a bit of a geek who, besides playing video games, also loves the technical side of photography.
I started photography when my wife Roxy (then my girlfriend) started a fashion blog and put a camera in my hands. So you could say that I started as a fashion photographer and slowly developed into a wedding photography. Ok that might stretch it a bit, but this makes me all the more serious about my profession as a wedding photographer.

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What can you expect from me?

I've got one goal when it comes to photographing your wedding: Making sure you've got an amazing wedding without a care in the world, with the guarantee of a beautiful series of wedding photos for you to enjoy for years to come.

This will start from the moment we meet where we not only get to know each other, but also talk through all your wishes for the wedding photography. In addition, you get access to the online portal, a modern tool where I will share all wedding photos in an online gallery, but also a handy tool where you can share the planning of the day and digitally look through and approve your wedding album. Finally, I only deliver photography product of the highest quality, to ensure that even decades after the wedding your can still relive your wedding day to it's fullest.

Work Method

A personal approach and an informal atmosphere are very important to me.

Online portal

I use the most modern tools for a fantastic experience and smooth communication.

Products

Photos come into their own in a beautiful album or as a print on the wall.

Quality, creativity and a personal approach

Before the wedding
  • Introduction meeting
  • Personal Approach
  • Clear communication
  • Access to the online portal
  • Tools to make our communication simple and clear nu using the portal
  • Tips and tricks for the schedule of your wedding day
  • Always available for questions
  • Shortly before the wedding a final check to go through the planning.
During the wedding
  • Me as the photographer at your wedding
  • Invisible when needed, but present when the situation allows it
  • Your complete wedding day covered
  • Professional and informal
  • Use of professional equipment
  • Ready for the weirdest and funniest moments and any unexpected changes in the planning of your wedding day
After the wedding
  • A preview is available within 1 week after the wedding
  • All your photos in the online gallery within 4 to 6 weeks
  • Share the gallery online with all your friends and family
  • Your choice for the photo print in A3 size
  • Your personal selection of photos for the album
  • Through the portal viewing and approval of the design that I make for your wedding album

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Experiences of other wedding couples

wedding couple taking a walk
Kim & Jurgen

"We would like to recommend Bart as their wedding photographer to everyone! Bart was like a fly on the wall and it felt like he was one of the guests during the weddeing, so we did not even realize that pictures were taken! We had an unforgettable wedding and thanks to Bart we can relive it every day"

wedding couplein love
Jimmy & Imara

"After seeing his photos and our first meeting, we knew it straight away, Bart was gonna photograph our wedding! He has captured the wedding for us exactly as how we experienced the day. Bart is very clear in his communication and has made sure he took care of all our needs and wishes."

wedding couple smiling
Claudia & Jan

"The search for a photographer that suits us has brought us to Bart. He has an amazing style of photography, the journalistic way he captures moments is what we wanted for our wedding day. Bart is calm, almost invisible during the wedding and very flexible to make sure we have the best day ever!"

wedding couple arriving
Nadine & Bart

"Bart was our wedding photographer and we think he did an amazing job! The pictures he delivered are incredibly beautiful and creative and far exceeded our expectations."

wedding couple first dance
Linda & William

"Great photographer to work with, a true artist with an eye for detail! Very happy that we ended up with Bart. If we would do it again, we would definitely choose him again!"

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Laura & Martijn

"Bart took fantastic photos of our wedding. He was present all day, but always discreet and in the background and never invasive, which allowed him to capture many beautiful moments."

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Interested in some more reviews from other wedding couples?
Have a look at my page on The Perfect Wedding

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Questions?

There is so much to do in preparation for your wedding and choosing a wedding photographer is one of the most important decisions you will make. After all, the photos will still be there even decades after the wedding.

That is why I think a personal approach is very important and I like to think along with you and give advice where needed. I will answer your questions honestly, come up with solutions and give great tips regarding the planning of your wedding day.

Some questions come up very often and that is why I have already listed a few for you. Take a look below and click on the arrow to see the answers.

Questions for a Wedding Photographer

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Frequently Asked Questions

How long should the photographer be present?

On your wedding day, it's all about one thing: Your story in photographs. Stories are of course best told in all their completeness, which is why I am almost always there from start to finish. Some photos are a story on their own, others help to tell the complete story in a better way, but the big picture is what eventually matters most.

What happens when it rains?

Then we get soaked. That is if we don't use the umbrella's that I always take with me, because a little preparation ,of course, doesn't hurt. Having a sheltered location as an alternative for a photoshoot can also be convenient.
However, I recommend that you do not get depressed when a rain shower passes by. After all, it is your wedding day, the most beautiful day of your life. And a little rain isn't going to change that.
Even more so, a typical Dutch shower can also cause extremely cool images. I, therefore, do not see the environment and the weather as a disruptive factor, but rather see it as a means to use for great photos.
Have a look at this for example:

wedding couple on the beach

When do we do the photoshoot?

This depends entirely on the planning of the day and will always need to be discussed. Will you see each other for the first time at the ceremony? Then the photoshoot before the ceremony is of course impossible.
The location is also very important. Is there a place that means a lot to you both? As a photographer, I always think of the available light in combination with the location.
Is there not enough available light? Then I'll grab my flashes and we'll get creative! I like to think in solutions and honestly, you can create some amazing creative photos with flashes.

Are you available in all of The Netherlands?


Hell yes! Also, I don't charge any extra travel costs within The Netherlands.
Why? Because I really enjoy working at different locations. It's not only challenging, but it also ensures that I keep sharp and enjoy this amazing job as a wedding photographer.

What if my dress gets dirty?

This can of course happen and there is always a solution to be found. The most important thing is: At that moment this happens, stay happy and don't be emotionally affected by it. This is the day of your life and it is a shame to spend it in a bad mood.
To give an example, take a look at these two photos. This couple remained cheerful despite the fact that muddy soil had caused quite a bit of damage during the photoshoot. Their friends made sure that everything looked perfect again for the ceremony and party.

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You can book me as your wedding photographer starting from
€1795,-

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Tell me about you!

You now have a clear picture of who I am as a person and why I am going to capture your wedding day in a fantastic way.

So there is only one thing left for you to do and that is to contact me!

I would like to get to know both you so please share where you met each other, what you do in your spare time and what your dreams and ambitions are.
Is the wedding location already booked? Do you already have a day planning in mind? Share it and I would like to think along with you to get the most out of your wedding day.

I would like to show you that wedding photography is so much more than just taking pictures.
Get in touch!

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Personal approach
The choice for your photographer is a very personal one. In addition to the photographic style, the character and values ​​of the photographer are one of the most important criteria for making your choice. When I hire someone, I like a personal approach where communication and quality is of a high standard. It is for that reason that I also apply this method as a photographer myself.
Wedding photographer Bart Rondeel
Photo: Roxy Sun
Before the wedding

You can expect this approach from me straight away. Call me, app me or e-mail me and you can always expect a response. I can often be found on the mat, the mountain bike and photographing at other weddings, so sometimes I won't be able to respond straight away, but I will get back to you as soon as I can.

So a personal approach is very important to me and that is why I also would like to get to know you as a couple. During our introduction meeting, it is therefore mainly about you guys. I want to know everything about you, because the more I know, the better I can capture the wedding day for you.
Have a look at the photo below. I knew that the bride had a special bond with her grandfather so I was constantly looking for the right time to capture that bond. This has become one of the most important photos for this bride.

Bride dancing with grandpa

Of course, we will also talk about the planning and how photography, and especially the portraits, can best be fitted into the schedule of your busy wedding day. I have all sorts of practical tips which you can use for your wedding. I would simply like to hear everything about the wedding day so together we can also make the photos to a great success.

You'll also get access to the online portal. Everything about our collaboration ends up in this online environment. During our introduction meeting, I can explain everything about the online portal.

In addition, you can always contact me during the preparations for questions or tips. Changes to the schedule can be communicated through the portal, I will see any changes you make instantly.
Shortly before the wedding we will schedule a call to go through all the details for the last time to make sure that I am aware of everything that will happen during your wedding day. And then the time has finally come!

Wedding balloon detail
During the wedding

Finally! After such a long time the special day has is finally there. You will be able to enjoy this day undisturbed. Me and everybody else who is involved in the organization of the wedding will make sure of that. It is for that reason that I always maintain close contact with the ceremony master and other people involved in the wedding to keep the organization as tight as possible.

Wedding photographer during ceremony
Photo: Eliza Dernovska

At the wedding, I am invisible when needed but present when necessary. For example, I will often work more in the background during the ceremony, but when taking a group shot of all the guests I will make sure everybody is visible and direct them accordingly. During the party, I will be partying with you on the dance floor. I can get much closer and people open up much more when I am part of the crowd, resulting in the best possible party photos.
Not in the mood for uncomfortable poses during the portrait shoot? Fortunately, me neither!
Think of this shoot as a nice walk in the park which I will capture in the most beautiful way. I will of course 'direct' you here and there to get the most best results, but I like movement in my photos, so I would encourage you to do whatever you feel like. Go crazy, laugh, have fun with each other and be yourself, that's how we will make sure these photos will become little pieces of art.
I will enjoy the wedding like any other guest that day. I love weddings because of their great atmosphere and happy people. I genuinely have a great time at your wedding.

After the wedding

The wedding is over, but for me, the work now really starts. After making the necessary backups, it is now up to me to ensure that all those photos are carefully selected and professionally retouched. I shoot thousands of photos in one day and not one of them will go unnoticed. I only select the very best and make sure that they ultimately come into their own in the retouching process by transforming them into my unique style.

I understand that you really can't wait to see the first photos and that's why I always make sure that a preview is ready for you in the online gallery within a week. That way the memories are still clear in your mind and you will experience all the moments again when you view the photos.
Because I pay a lot of attention to selecting and retouching, I need about 4 to 6 weeks to finally deliver all the photos to you via the online gallery. You can share the gallery with all friends and family, but you can also already start making the selection of favourites for your wedding album. When your favourites are submitted, I will design the album and finally upload the design to you again via the portal for approval. You can browse through the pages in your own time and let me know where you would like to see changes before the design is finally sent to the factory. Also, let me know which photo you would like as a print on your wall.

The delivery of the album will take a few weeks and after handing over the album and the print our collaboration will sadly be over. I would appreciate it very much if you would like to leave me some online reviews. Growth is hugely important to me and the best way to find out how my work and approach has been experienced is to ask my clients!

modern tools
Nowadays the internet is indispensable in our daily lives. Everyone owns a smartphone and is online nowadays. This is why I use the most modern tools to provide an experience for you as a wedding couple where convenience, clarity and style are paramount.
Wedding photographer Bart Rondeel
Photo: Roxy Sun
the online portal

All the couples who book me as their wedding photographer receive a complete package. This includes access to the online portal. Not only is this a very cool and handy tool for you, but it's also software that I use on a daily bases and makes sure that all my services and communication run smoothly. In addition, the portal also includes an online gallery that is easy to share with friends and family and can be used to download the high res images, so you can store them yourself. Wonder what your album will look like? The design proofing function will help you to see the design and approve it online.

The gallery

An online environment where all your photos can be seen and can be shared with all friends and family after the wedding. In short, that's the gallery.
USB sticks are already old fashion these days. Technical developments are going forward so fast that the newest laptops no longer have a USB input anyway. Everything is connected to the internet and that is why the online gallery is so enormously valuable.
It is fast, simple, looks nice and very important nowadays, it works flawlessly on all devices. Details such as security and accessibility have also been thought through and photos can even be organised into different categories. Have a look below.

Trouwfotografie galerij voorbeeld

You get exclusive digital rights to be the only one to be able to download the files in high resolution and of course without my company logo. Also, you can decide which photos can be seen by friends and family. You may find some photos a bit too personal and you don't necessarily want to share them, you can easily hide these photos from others who visit the gallery.
The gallery also contains useful functions to select your favourites. This feature is most often used to pick your photos for the wedding album.

Are you interested in ordering prints? Then I can even create a prints gallery for you in which you can easily see what the photo looks like on the wall.

Bruidsfotografie print voorbeeld
Album design

After I have received your favourite photos selection through the gallery, I will start designing the album. The layout depends on the size of the album you choose. Photos really do come into their own when they are printed in large format, so I don't recommend selecting too many photos, it will look messy very quickly.

As soon as I have finished the first design you can review it via the portal in the design proofing section. You can browse through the pages and even make notations where you would like to see adjustments. After the requested adjustments, you can approve the design and it will be sent to the producer. Below is an example of a large album 35x35 cm in which the wedding couple asks to make the text slightly smaller.

Album Design proofing voorbeeld
communication tools

In addition to these parts of the portal, some formalities have also been considered. There is a page that shows all different album types and materials, there are forms to share some contact details with me (for example the ceremony master or contact details of the wedding venue) and there is a very useful form in which you can fill in the planning for the wedding day so there is never a misunderstanding about the schedule. Even the invoices can be viewed and downloaded.
And the best part, it's all online and available whenever you want!