Have a lovely stroll with your loved one by the water, your bare feet in the warm sand. Enjoying the sunset together. Can it get any more romantic?
In this inspiring editorial, photographer Vildan Ersert shows it can! Together with a team of vendors she created an ultimate romantic inspiration decor for your waterside wedding.
Can you already picture yourself at that beautifully set table? Or would you rather feel free with a relaxed picnic? Dream away with the beautiful photos and don’t forget to download or pin the mood board at the end of this blog!
When you want a waterside wedding, you may think of a beach wedding. But the Netherlands also offers many lakes and rivers surrounded by beautiful green nature. Photographer Vildan Ersert chose a beautiful location in the Kennemerduinen when organizing this editorial. Together with stylist Emilva Tervoort and florist Katya Hutter she created three romantic settings with a soft pink color palette and flowers in abundance.
Photographer Vildan says: “With a group of great vendors we put together a shoot to inspire bridal couples to have a waterside wedding. There is something magical about it, especially during sunset! For me, it exudes tranquility and romance. And those are two things I love to see in my work. I like pure, elegant and romantic photos, created with an eye for every detail. During this shoot I especially wanted to capture the love between two people. The decor with beautiful flowers by Katya Hutter and Emilva Tervoort’s beautifully styled table setting creates a soft, romantic atmosphere! And the perfect hair and make-up by Brigitte, the wedding stationery from Omera Paperworks and a delicious cake from Sweet Celebration have, in my opinion, completed the picture.”
Flowers play an important role in the styling of this editorial. Florist Katya Hutter tells: “The style of the flowers for this editorial is airy, natural, soft and romantic, with pastel colors and dusty pink. So of course I chose the ultimate dusty pink roses: the soft pink Bridesmaid rose and a special Cafe Latte rose. The combination of delicate scabiosa, gypsophila and aromatic lathyrus, lathyrus tendrils and subtle foliage makes the whole romantic, floral and soft. It is so beautiful to see that the flowers and nature of the dunes together form a whole.
I often work with the talented stylist Emilva Tervoort. She contributed to the beautiful table setting and brought a fantastic French trolley for the cake! The last part of the editorial was the sunset picnic. That was a beautiful moment. But this entire editorial was an unforgettable experience and the photos are very dear to me!”
One of the reasons that having a waterside wedding is so magical is the beautiful sunset. For a wedding photographer, the golden hour, an hour before sunset, is the best light to take the most beautiful pictures of you. A golden tip is therefore to see in advance what time the sun sets and to schedule a (short) photo shoot around that time. Even if that is during your dinner, reception or party. You certainly won’t regret it!
Not convinced? The images in this editorial show that it’s magical!
Download or Pin the mood board of this editorial for your own wedding!
Photography: Vildan Ersert Photography | Floral Design: Katya Hutter Floral Design | Styling: SANTÉ Weddings & Events | Hair & Makeup: Brigitte | Couple: Dilara & Yasin | Wedding Cake: Sweet Celebration | Stationery: Omera Paperworks | Garden Roses: Parfum Flower Company | Lathyrus: Lathyrus.nl | Silk Ribbons: Pomegranate Colours
Would you like even more inspiration for your wedding?
In Inspiration for a Spring Wedding you will find inspiration for a wedding with a Dusty Blue color palette. Or go for the combination of blue and pastel colors in Getting married in a Greenhouse with “Shades of Spring”.
Are you looking for less traditional colors and want to make it stand out a bit more? Then go for a purple color palette or look for Inspiration for a bright orange wedding styling!