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Keukenhof Photography

Looking for a skilled photographer in the Netherlands to capture your Keukenhof Gardens experience? You’re in the right place!

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🗓️ Our 2024 Keukenhof photoshoots agenda is open. Spaces are limited and filling up fast! 🌷

We consistently sell out our tulip field shoots in advance, so please book your desired date as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

In order to ensure that each session receives the best service, our booking calendar will close after a certain number of confirmed bookings.

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Keukenhof photos

Seeing tulips in full bloom in spring is one of the highlights of the tulip season in the Netherlands. Witness this enchanting spectacle firsthand during the exclusive Keukenhof photoshoot experience. We recommend scheduling your photoshoot between mid-April and late May for the best chance of catching tulips in full bloom.

However, we can accommodate early April shoots at Keukenhof, where you can still capture stunning photos amidst a variety of blooming flowers, though tulip blooms will probably not be in full bloom yet. Let our professional photographer capture the essence of tulip season in stunning images that will last a lifetime!

Capture the perfect memories of your Keukenhof Gardens adventure with our founder and professional photographer, Sandra. In 2018, she transformed her photography passion into a full-time profession. Since then, she has captured countless enchanting moments amidst Keukenhof Gardens and its breathtaking tulip fields. Her work is characterised by capturing the essence of her subjects through candid and natural photographs.

Known as the world’s largest flower garden, Keukenhof is a dream come true for locals and tourists alike. The gardens offer different color backdrops for taking photographs with their vast expanse of tulips, daffodils, and hyacinths.

Where are the Keukenhof gardens located?

Despite what many non-locals believe, Keukenhof is not in Amsterdam. It is located in the city of Lisse in South Holland. The most famous world tulip garden is located at Stationsweg 166A, 2161 AM Lisse, and can be reached by bus, car or taxi.

Keukenhof, which translates directly into “kitchen garden” in English, wasn’t always such a major attraction in the Netherlands. It started life as a fairly unassuming kitchen garden attached to a castle, but today it hosts more than 1 million visitors a year.

Capture an unforgettable day at Keukenhof

What makes The Netherlands one of the world’s most unique countries? Nightlife, old Dutch houses, canals, and of course, the TULIPS! 

Keukenhof is widely regarded as the world’s largest flower garden, during spring covers 32 hectares and features more than 7 million flowers, including daffodils, roses, and, of course, tulips, providing a charming backdrop for capturing the beauty of life’s special moments.

Whether you’re a solo traveler, a couple on a romantic getaway, a family celebrating a milestone, or a group of friends cherishing a fun-filled adventure. Keukenhof’s gardens provide an idyllic setting for a dream proposal. It is our goal to ensure your special moment is orchestrated flawlessly, leaving a lasting impression on your hearts.

Forget about maps, the selfie stick and the hassle of asking strangers for photos! Our professional photographer, Sandra, will take care of everything!

Upon arrival at Keukenhof Gardens, Sandra will greet you warmly with a welcoming smile as you begin your tulip field journey. While shooting surrounded by tulips, she’ll guide you through the stunning garden, sharing fascinating facts about the Netherlands. You’ll also learn about the history of tulip mania!

The best time to see Keukenhof depends on what kind of flowers you want to see. If you want to see crocuses and some early tulips, the best time to visit is in late March. Hyacinths bloom in early April, and tulips bloom in mid-April to mid-May. The tulips are in full bloom in mid-April, so this is the best time to see the garden if you want to see a sea of tulips.

Tulips are at their peak in mid-April until the second week of May, so if you want to see them blooming, come around this time. It’s best to visit early rather than late in May, when some tulips may be beginning to wilt.

The average visitor spends 3 to 4 hours at Keukenhof, but this can vary depending on your pace and interests. If you’re interested in seeing all of the gardens, taking photos, and exploring the various attractions, you may want to allow for a half day.

Our Keukenhof shoots last for 1 hour and 30 minutes to 2 hours, leaving ample time for you to explore the park’s many attractions after your photoshoot. Wander through the captivating tulip pavilions, take a leisurely boat ride, or admire the iconic windmill. And don’t forget to savor a delicious meal at one of Keukenhof’s delightful restaurants.

Here are a few things to avoid and do at Keukenhof in order to capture breathtaking photographs:

Arrive early

The Keukenhof gardens are open from 8:00 AM to 19:30 PM. The best time for shoot at Keukenhof is early in the morning at 08:00 when the light is soft and flattering and Keukenhof is less busy. We prefer to fill the spot at 8:00 a.m. but might be able to shoot in the late afternoon, around 17:00 p.m. when Keukenhof becomes more quiet. We may not be able to provide the 17:00pm time at all times, so please inquire in advance.

Visit Keukenhof during week days

Keukenhof, the most world famous tulip garden is packed on Saturdays and Sundays, it’s high season in The Netherlands and plenty of people visit on these days.

Get your tickets online

Online tickets for Keukenhof can be purchased for a discounted price compared to those purchased at the door. You will also be able to avoid long lines by purchasing your tickets online!

Enjoy the tulip fields from the bus

If you get on the bus from Schiphol, make sure you sit on the right side so that you can get the best view of the different colors of the tulip fields along the way.

Be prepared for rain

Considering that the Netherlands is known for its unpredictable weather, it is still possible for it to rain in April, so be prepared! There is also a lot of wind in the area of Lisse. To stay comfortable and prepared for any eventuality, pack an umbrella or poncho in your bag.

Grab at the entrance gate

During our shoot, we’ll guide you through the park and photograph you in scenic locations. At the entrance gate, you can pick up a free map that will help you locate restaurants, pavilions, and other attractions after our photoshoot.

Wear comfortable shoes

In total, the Keukenhof Gardens cover 32 hectares (79 acres). This is the equivalent of about 51 football fields. Walking will be a major part of your day, so wear comfortable shoes.

Have fun!

Enjoy the experience of being at Keukenhof and let your creativity flow with this fun photoshoot.

Your travel costs and entry ticket to the Keukenhof Gardens are not included in this photoshoot. These packages already include the photographer’s travel expenses and Keukenhof Gardens admission tickets.

TRAVEL EXPENSES

Due to the fact that transport costs vary according to the client, they are also not included in this shoot. However, we will offer you several travel options so that you can choose your favourite one based on your budget and stay location. An easy and cheap way to travel is to take the bus+train or bus, which costs around 20€ for a one-way ticket.

KEUKENHOF TICKET

You can purchase your online tickets for the Keukenhof Gardens here

What to expect

BEFORE THE SHOOT
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1. Book your day & time

Contact us anytime to check availability. We will update you within 24-48 hours on our calendar. We would try our best to accommodate you!

Once we find a suitable day and time, we will send you over the calendar, so that you can book online and secure your desired time and day within seconds!

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2. Client Portal

After booking, you'll receive an invoice and get exclusive access to your Client Portal where we'll collaborate and plan your fun and streamlined photoshoot. You'll receive all the preparation resources you need:

PHOTOSHOOT DAY
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3. Time to shoot!

Our professional photographer will guide you through the process, helping you pose naturally and candidly. Prepare to have fun capturing these memories!

AFTER THE SHOOT
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4. Private Gallery

Within 2-3 days after the shoot, clients can choose their favourite photos from a private gallery, the photo-proofs appear with watermarks.

In accordance with the package you have booked, you will have the option of selecting a certain number of photos. Additional photos can be purchased for 18€ each (VAT Excluded).​

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5. Retouching & Delivery

The final digital photographs are retouched within 4-7 days, sent by email in high resolution/size, and in color and black & white.

Keukenhof Photography Packages

Short & Sweet

What is included:
425 (excl. VAT)
  • 1 hours 30 min
  • 1 person
  • 1-2 outfit changes
  • 20 retouched photos
  • Private Online Gallery
  • Client Portal with resources
  • Extra photos 18€ each (excl. VAT)
  • Photo delivery within 14 days