Nature photographers before turning their skills to wedding photography. Wim and Kristin Wilmers have been shooting weddings for over nine years. They capture beautiful wedding in their home country of The Netherlands and other exotic locations all over the world.
Wim & Kristen are two professional wedding photographers who exude passion and enthusiasm along with their creativity.
How did you get into wedding photography?
First I worked for a bank and with our nature photography we had already made a name for ourselves. After a long period of this we came into the world of portraits, studio and then weddings
Do you have a recent favorite photo that you have taken? Tell us how you took it and why you like it?
Yes we have, this image below, it’s a slow shutter speed photo with flash of catching the bouquet that we love.
What really gets you emotional when you’re shooting a wedding?
Sometimes Kristin , my wife is emotional when she sees all the happiness on a wedding day and the tears and joy of the mums, dads, grandparents and friends.
How do you put a couple at ease before and during their big day?
The best way we find is to let them be as they are, always give them compliments about their posing and looks etc etc.
What is it about being a wedding photographer you love?
To see the joy and happiness of our couples and their family and guests
What is it about being a wedding photographer that you don’t love so much?
Taking the group photo I and my wife Kristin are always at the preperation of the bride.
If you could change one thing about the wedding industry what would it be?
Not sure on that one, I’ll have to get back to you.
What photography kit do you have in your bag & what is your favourite?
2 x canon 5d MKIV and 1 Canon 1dxII a 35 mm 1.4 a 24-70 mm a 70-200 2.8 is and 4 flashes with magmod accesories and 1 profoto a1 and two b2
My favorite is the 35 mm 1.4 from Canon. It’s real sharp and crispy
What is your favourite part of the day?
The preparations and the ceremony and also a good party aftwerwards.
We became speechless after we were given our wedding photos. Thanks to you our wedding day has become unforgettable.
What tips would you give a couple on choosing a wedding photographer?
First do you love their photos? Then for us it is a must to have a good time with your wedding photographer and get on with him like a friend. Is your wedding photographer able to read your story and is your photographer the person you trust for your big day.
Why do you think couples choose you?
First because of our photography and second the conenction they feel with us. That’s very important for us and it’s vital for the couple too.
How do you relax when you’re not shooting weddings?
What are you looking forward to and why?
Our next holiday in Norway. We can’t wait.