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The ‘After’ Checklist: your post-wedding to-do list

The ‘After’ Checklist: your post-wedding to-do list Unless you’re the type to catch a red eye to your honeymoon destination the evening of your wedding, the morning after you’ll probably wake up in your own bed or in a hotelroom close to where your reception was held. Although you may…

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Capturing the future of digital photography.

The art of photography is always evolving and nowadays technological advancement is a main driver behind that. What we may consider innovative today, may be obsolete next week; that’s how quick the advancements are. From the lenses to the hardware, down to the software used. So, what’s in store for…

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3 Ways of keeping your wedding guests entertained

A good wedding photographer is someone who can capture the moments without ruining the moment. And a great photographer knows what entertainment options for the guests give the best shots. Here are Theo Meijer’s three favorite ways to keep guests entertained and get awesome shots too!   Music makes the…

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5 tips for mastering outdoor photography

  If you’re anything like us, your Instagram account is littered with images of luscious green forests, stunning sunsets and breathtaking panoramas. Ever tried your hand at it yourself? With a little bit of practice and an endless amount of patience, you’ll be able to master the technique of outdoor…

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Theo’s 3 best business tips for a crowded market

There is probably no better place than Curaçao to be a professional photographer. The views are unbeatable, the weather is always camera-ready and there’s always a new angle to discover. However, it’s not all rainbows and unicorns. Working on the island can get tough- harsh lighting and extreme heat come…

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The Wedding Playlist

Mr. D.J., play that song! All you need to know about the wedding playlist Imagine your big day. Your bride is standing just a few feet away ready to walk down the aisle. The music starts and you take a deep breath. This is it. Everything is perfect and soon…

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Get crazy during La Hora Loca!

Why not kick your wedding up a notch with a fun new trend taking off? It’s known as La Hora Loca, Spanish for “The Crazy Hour,” and it’s essentially an hour-long show comprised of guests wearing flashy, gaudy outfits meant to turn heads and spread infectious energy. Over the course…

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It’s in the details: how to be a best man

Going through that phase where everyone you know pairs off and gets married, is just a natural part of growing up. It’s also an exciting time, because odds are that you will be asked by a groom to be the best man at his wedding. Although it’s a great honor,…

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‘First Look’ photo shoot: the most precious moment

The bride-centric nature of modern day weddings is most apparent at the beginning of the ceremony when all the guests stand up, turn and admire the bride as she walks down the aisle. What most people don’t realise is that they are missing the best part of the wedding: the…

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Hot right now: wedding trends on Curaçao

We don’t have a crystal ball, but we do have access to local event planners who have a pulse on what’s hot in the world of weddings. Here are a few of the biggest wedding trends for coming year. 1. Make it your own The “Selfie” is taking a whole…

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5 Money saving tips for couples on a budget

When it comes to wedding planning, even the most budget savvy brides and grooms tend to get carried away. A few extravagances are good, but all guests really want is to see the two of you beaming with love. With their wealth of experience from working with suppliers, event planners…

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Marilse Celebrations

5 Reasons to hire a professional wedding planner

Marilse Statie-Texeira Brazao is a certified wedding and event planner, and a honeymoon and destination wedding specialist. She’s the owner of Celebrations! and caters to a wide variety of events, including religious initiation events, corporate events, funerals, weddings and vow renewals. According to Marilse the job comes with many perks,…

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5 Reasons to do bridals

Bridal portraits or “bridals” are a Southern US tradition where the bride takes formal portraits in her full wedding attire a few weeks or months before her big day. Traditionally, the portraits are displayed at the reception and given to the bride’s parents as a keepsake after the wedding. It…

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Theo Meijers Ateam

Meet Theo Meijer’s A-team: Yut-Mie and the two Js

Theo Meijer is one of Curaçao’s best-known wedding photographers. He is versatile and can shoot pretty much in any genre; from landscape to portraits. Although he is able to fly solo, he prefers to bring along a second pair of eyes and second mind for instant feedback, troubleshooting and inspiration….

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Why every photograph can benefit from water

Water in photography makes for an interesting subject. When we think of water on a tropical island, most of us think beach and ocean. However, there are many other ways water can add some pizazz to your photographs. Crashing waves bring excitement to an image, while crystal-clear reflections teleport you…

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Trash the Dress

The best place to trash the dress “after your wedding”

Trash the Dress or Rock the Frock is a symbolic way for couples to conclude the wedding and start the next chapter in their relationship. The shoot is often scheduled the day after the wedding and it’s an occasion for the newlyweds to let go of all the wedding planning stress. The…

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