Location: Slot Zeist in Zeist
We would like to invite the guests to arrive at 13:30 to the venue, so all guests can welcome the bride and groom when they arrive.
The wedding ceremony will start at 14:00.
3703 CE Zeist
After the ceremony, you will have the opportunity to, accompanied by a drink, congratulate the newlyweds.
We will sit down for a dinner together in the spectacular mirror room of Slot Zeist.
The evening will be concluded by a lounge evening. The bride and groom will leave the venue at midnight.
Tom-Fredrik is our toastmaster.
He will be directing the evening during dinner service and will ensure speeches are planned between the courses. If you have any questions, please reach out to Tom-Fredrik via MandEKswedding@gmail.com
Dear people,I thoroughly enjoyed this beautiful day and that was all thanks to you!
Thank you to everyone, for all the laughter, emotions, fun, and patience, but above all, for the fact that you all remained truly yourselves in front of my camera. Because that is the reason why the images you are about to see are the real story of Eva-Kristin & Marvin's wedding!
I love good stories and what's better than a story where the introduction to a future wedding couple has already taken place at another wedding. That's why I'm offering a special discount code of €100,- for all guests of this wedding, which you can use up to 3 months after the wedding of Eva-Kristin and Marvin if you book me for your own wedding in 2024 or 2025.
So if you like the photos, you would like a wedding website like this one, or just want a photographer who yells 'HIP HIP' during the group photo, check my availability below and use the code EM06052023 to claim your discount.
The wedding will take place at Slot Zeist in Zeist, The Netherlands. For more information on Slot Zeist, please click the link below (only Dutch).
On the left (south-east) side of the wedding venue there is a parking lot with 300 parking spaces. This area also has multiple charging stations for electrical cars and is two minutes by foot from Slot Zeist. Additionally, there are two (paid) parking garages towards the city center of Zeist, on five minute walking distance.
For public transport planning in The Netherlands, please download the 9292 app. You can buy most tickets through the app with a small mark-up. You can also buy a public transport chip card (OV-chipkaart) and check in and out when traveling, or buy separate tickets (train: yellow machines at the stations, bus: buy with the driver).For more information on the public transport chip card, please click the link below.
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If you have any allergies or other dietary requirements, please mention them in the RSVP. If you forgot to mention them in the RSVP, please contact the Toastmaster Tom-Fredrik de Ridder via MandEKswedding@gmail.com
If you are willing to address the newlyweds with a speech during dinner service, please reach out to the toastmaster Tom-Fredrik via MandEKswedding@gmail.com
We would like you to speech in your own language, however we do ask if you could please send an English translation to the toastmaster.
The dresscode for the wedding will be Cocktail. This dress code is a bridge between formal and elegant. In short this, for a man, implies a suit with neat shoes; no sneakers. And for a woman this implies a dress/long dress with neat shoes. We kindly ask you not to wear a white or red dress.
If you would like to wear your bunad, we highly encourage this.
For more information on the cocktail dresscode, please click on one of the following links.
Cocktail attire for men (click)
Cocktail attire for women (click)
A professional photographer will be present to take pictures during our wedding day. We would like to ask you not to take any pictures during the ceremony. During the rest of the day you are free to take pictures, but please refrain from posting them on social media.
We highly appreciate your attendance to our wedding, and consider that more important than a gift. If you however want to give us a present, we have the following wishes.
We have published a list of gifts at Christiania Glassmagasin. Please indicate on the website that you are buying any of the gifts listed there.
Link to list (click)
We would also be very happy with a contribution to a honeymoon that we intend to be having towards the end of the year.
Nederland: Een bijdrage voor onze huwelijksreis ontvangen we liever niet contant, maar graag op bankrekeningnummer NL44RABO0159228158 t.n.v. Marvin Dor.
Norge: Vi setter stor pris på et bidrag til vår bryllupsreise som vi gjerne mottar på kontonummer 9802 56 84494 (Navn: Eva-Kristin de Ridder).
The RSVP is only complete after personal confirmation.
Didn't get confirmation? Please contact the Toastmaster Tom-Fredrik de Ridder via MandEKswedding@gmail.com
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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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!