A beautiful woman!

I met Netty Schilder via a promotion done in my page to celebrate International Women’s Day… I felt we just clicked! We talked about what kind of photos we could make, clothes, accessories, and in every step we were at the same page. Not only that, but I as the time went by and we…

A visit to the library!

Our son Joaquim is a book fan. At home we have a personal book collection, from art and  photography to novels and children books. Recently we went to the library and I got the opportunity to photograph this moment as Joaquim had a blessing time! We enjoyed the books, silence and ended our trip with…

Fun and Happiness! The Wedding of Shanna & Sonny!

It is vicious and I said and I will keep on saying it… the wedding experience is something magical, excited, nervous, unpredictable and yet adorable and absolutely magnificent in all the aspects. At spring time of their lives, Shanna en Sonny engaged to live together. I can image their feelings since the beginning, something like…

Workshop Children Photography

In June I was delighted to conduct a Children Photography Workshop in Edam at childcare Berend Botje! The main goal of the workshop was to debate on how to take better photos of your children , taking in consideration composition and light conditions. We had a great model Gabriela Prata Verniers who posed and played the guitar while we…

Jan and Dia celebrates their 40th wedding anniversary!

What a lovely afternoon it was and a great photoshoot with the Family Boots. Jan and Dia celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary among their loved family members. I was just delighted to meet them all, and see this great house, amazed by the green and nature! Here some photos taken in May and once again Happy Wedding Anniversary Jan and…

Hoera! Joe turned one!

Wow! A year ago I met Joe for the 1st time in our Newborn shoot now he is one year old! What a happy little boy, trowing smiles and hugs, a darling little bug – and not to forget, Joe is already walking! How nice is to see a family as it grows in size and love!…

The charming radiant Wedding of Annet & Iwan

Sometimes it is hard to describe what one feels during a wedding… I try to explain in one word: vicious. You can never have enough of it! Difficult as well is to register the day and tell a story with images. Describe love, partnership, union, friendship, family bonds without being involved and let some tears…

All the beautiful curves and colours of your pregnancy!

Pregnancy… In the first weeks you will share the secret with your loved ones. Then, you spend time dreaming, planning, thinking how it will be to become a mum! You will learn so much about your body! You will make new friends and make strong bonds with your family. You always have company, whether you…

Enjoy every day…

Busy busy busy! Everyone running! How this rush makes you forget the real important things in life! I size my day, every day, wish for the best and remember to appreciate and love what I have now. Most important is to be glad of being here at this moment with my family. Joaquim does a great job to…

Wedding Gerie en Ron Sneak Preview Photos

These are only few preview photos of this fantastic day, a day to remember! There are plenty more to come, and many histories to tell… Gerie and Ron, enjoy your honey moon! Many kisses to your family and friends and we see each other soon! © Studio 31 – Helen Navajas Photography Photographs by Helen Navajas and…

Shaylee’s Birthday photoshoot

What a funny celebration it was by Shaylee’s birthday party! Mama Daphne had prepared all sorts of delicious cupcakes, lollipop and special hand-made drinks served in a coconut! So creative!! After eating and opening presents, we did a mini-photoshoot with all of her friends. I just love children’s energy! In one point I was surrounded by all of…

Beautiful Wedding of Nadette & Enno at the Vicentiuskerk in Volendam

What an amazing day we had with Nadette and Enno in their wedding day! A touching ceremony at the Vincentiuskerk in Volendam with family and friends, followed by a great party at the Dam Hotel in Edam – full of speeches and laughs! Here some preview photos! How happy I am for this great opportunity…