Like many before him, it was the forever-dancing Ibiza light that first drew wedding photographer Tamás Kooning Lansbergen to Ibiza. Enticed by its dazzling qualities at every hour of the day, he felt compelled to document its beauty. He’s been living and working on the island since 2001, harnessing its unique solar magic at every single wedding he captures.
Hailing from the Netherlands, Tamás is also a natural born storyteller and it was through the camera lens that he first discovered he could examine the world’s captivating idiosyncrasies. He employs the same inquisitiveness at Ibiza weddings – seeking out not only the bride and groom, but also the individuals who each play a part as the special day unfolds.
Often, this gives the happy couple a unique perspective of their day, unveiling events they had no idea had took place while they were busy being the stars of the show. After getting to know Tamás in the months leading up to the wedding however, it usually comes as no surprise – he prides himself on being an Ibiza wedding photographer who effortlessly captures little moments in time while simultaneously securing the traditional shots that every client wants.
In the lead up to the big day, Tamás goes to great lengths to get to know his Ibiza wedding couples, forging a connection that allows him to shoot from a distance while still perfectly focused on all that’s happening around him. The result is a generous selection of diverse shots that beautifully retells the intricacies of the day.
For Tamás Kooning Lansbergen, his work as an Ibiza wedding photographer is a collaboration between himself and the couple. It’s a connection that celebrates a special event; one where family and friends have come together to celebrate love in a totally unique setting. Sparks fly – and not just from that glittering Ibiza light.