Are you planning a short-notice, small wedding or elopement?

Many couples don’t want to wait. They are planning to get married in the very near future, eloping, or rushing a small ceremony with their photographer, some close friends, and family but dispensing with or postponing the reception party. 

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Zuid Holland wedding photography by Gerhard Nel of The Netherlands
Photo by: 
Simone de Blouw
1850+ (EUR)

Gerhard Nel

ZH Wedding Photographer

Gerhard Nel is an international award-winning photographer based in The Hague in The Netherlands. In 2013 Gerhard has been ranked #1 in the world with the WPJA. Since 2008 Gerhard has regularly been placed among the Top 50 wedding photographers of the WPJA and also the Artistic Guild of the WPJA.
Nel was born and raised in South Africa and served as an Indenti-kit artist for the Police for several years drawing faces of suspects. His search for real life and moments combined with his artistic and sensitive eye results in images that touch hearts and lives. Gerhard has traveled to more than 50 countries and loves different cultures accepting destination weddings worldwide.

103 Awards for Documentary Wedding Photography

11 Diamond Awards for Engagement Portraits

29 Awards from the Artistic Guild of Wedding Photojournalists

10 TOP Wedding Photographer Titles

The WPJA proudly recognizes Gerhard Nel as a TOP International Wedding Photographer. Members holding the most contest points at the end of each year are ranked as TOP Wedding Photographers or, in some cases POY - Photographer of the Year.