I haven’t posted a bridal shoot in a long long while, but this turn of the century inspired session shot by Maria Hibbs of Squareville Studios in a bucolic town in Germany makes me want to book a trip to Europe stat. Maria is based out of Texas, but travels to Germany often to visit her family.

Germany wedding engagement session
Germany wedding engagement session

From Maria: While on vacation in Germany this past August I had the opportunity to shoot this bride & groom session with Ricarda & Matthias. They both live in a small town near Berlin and knew the perfect location for our session that was inspired by the look of old Victorian wedding photos you find in antique stores. The vintage dress, the peeled off wall paint and the random props we found in the attic made the entire shoot come together perfectly. We finished our session right before sunset in a nearby field and shot some images with Matthias’ vintage German scooter.

Germany wedding engagement session
victorian 1900 wedding ideas
Germany wedding engagement session
Germany wedding engagement session

Location: Schuetzenhaus Finsterwalde, Germany / Photographer: Maria Hibbs of Squareville Studios / Hair: Janine Pankowski / Make up: Maria Hibbs of Squareville Studios / Dress: vintage purchased on Etsy

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Comments (14):

  • Christine on March 28, 2012

    Simply Gorgeous.
  • AC on March 13, 2012

    So sweet. I just love this.
  • Layla on January 12, 2012

    This is really nice, she totally looks like Uma Thurman BTW. I like how they didn't smile in most of their pics, just like people back in the day
  • Dana on October 8, 2011

    Wow, Ricarda should be a super model! This is such a beautiful shoot! Great work!
  • Vivika on October 8, 2011

    This is so cute, what a great idea.
  • Aadams1 on October 7, 2011

    very simple and elegant couple. wonderful photos and brides dress.
  • Sarah O'Gorman on October 6, 2011

    I have a German boyfriend and this stunning shoot would be a dream!! You have totally inspired me. Your fabulous and talented. The green velet chairs contrasr's so vividly it just jumps out and totally sucked me in. Absolutely beautiful. I hope the wedding and celebrations were just as fun as the shoot.
  • Wedding Music Central on October 6, 2011

    Love it, romantic vintage Victorian feel. The photography is amazing, especially the B & W shots of the couple :)
  • Maria Hibbs on October 6, 2011

    Thank you so much for showcasing my images!! xo
  • lydia {ever ours} on October 6, 2011

    love love her long lace sleeves!
  • Jennie - Duryea Place Designs on October 6, 2011

    Lovely photos!
  • Hannah @ Sparrow + Spark! on October 6, 2011

    Germany is by far my favourite country. I go to Berlin as often as possible, so this is fab! I love the mural on the wall in the inside shoot.
  • Emily Heizer, Photography with Flair on October 6, 2011

    Ich liebe Duetschland! Ich lerne Duetsch. I'm not very good. LOL Lovely images. This is totally my dream. I've backpacked through Europe several times, but all were pre-wedding photographer days, or just after I began, so I never had the opportunity to shoot there professionally- it never occurred to me to even offer. Even if I had, I didn't have the skills. I would love to do so now- it's my dream!
  • Amma // Beyond Beyond on October 6, 2011

    These images are absolutely stunning love the juxtaposition of vintage and tattoos, this is a gorgeous shoot!

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