Eager Eye Photography

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About Eager Eye Photography

?Eager Eye Photography of Maine specializes in out-of-the-ordinary wedding photography, serving non-traditional, non-stuffy clients in the United States and abroad. Founder and owner Rogier van Bakel, a former writer and editor for national U.S. magazines and newspapers, has a journalism degree from Europe — an indication of his lifelong commitment to telling stories. First and foremost, Eager Eye Photography provides top-notch wedding photojournalism (candid photography), while also excelling in coached bride-and-groom portraiture and group portraits (a.k.a. "formals").

The 10-year-old company is based in Bar Harbor, Maine ( Mount Desert Island), but also serves Northeast Harbor, Southwest Harbor, all of Acadia National Park, Tremont, Ellsworth, Dedham, Bangor, Blue Hill, Penobscot, Lincolnville, Camden, Rockland, Rockport, Waterville, Augusta, Cape Elizabeth, Hancock, Orono, Bucksport, Belfast, Lamoine, Castine, Damariscotta, Owls Head, Boothbay, Boothbay Harbor, Freeport, Portland, South Portland, Wiscasset, Topsham, Brunswick, Newport, Old Orchard Beach, Saco, Kennebunk, Kennebunkport, Biddeford, Falmouth, Gorham, Sunday River, Presque Isle, Phippsburg, Waldoboro, Thomaston, Searsport, Monroe, Orland, Orrington, Hampden, Veazie, Old Town, Machias, Machiasport, Eastport, Gouldsboro, Jonesport, Milbridge, Steuben, Sorrento, Surry, Brooklin, and other Maine and New England locations.


Eager Eye Photography's mission is as follows:

  • To make clients moist-eyed and weak-kneed when viewing their wedding photos now and fifty years from now;
  • To help the much-maligned genre of wedding photography shed its cheesy, mortally uncool image;
  • To deliver photojournalistic excellence in story-telling;
  • To push the creative envelope;
  • and to have and share a boatload of fun in the process.
     

Eager Eye's wedding clients often leave spontaneous reviews detailing their experiences with Rogier; click on the star rating at the top of this page to read them.

Five out of the past six years, Eager Eye Photography has received the WeddingWire Couples' Choice Award (formerly Brides' Choice Awards), an accolade given only to the top five percent of wedding professionals nationwide who demonstrate excellence in quality, service, responsiveness, and overall professionalism.

Please call 207.613.7600 for availability or a free consultation.

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121 Reviews for Eager Eye Photography

Recommended by 100% of couples


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  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Average response time 5.0

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    Bryan Picinisco · Getting married on 03/08/2023

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    Rogier is great to work with!

    I would highly recommend Rogier & Eager Eye for your Wedding or Engagement photography! Rogier is super responsive and flexible. I used him to take my Proposal pictures in Bar Harbor, ME when I proposed to my fiance. He was super helpful as someone who knows the area and very professional. He made the process easy and less stressful on me, since I had other things to worry about! Ultimately, he produced the pictures that same day to us and they came out excellent! If you are looking for someone to take amazing Wedding, Proposal, or Engagement pictures, give Rogier a call!

    Sent on 11/11/2020
  • Jenna

    Jenna Berzansky · Getting married on 05/22/2021

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    Wonderful surprise

    Rogier is wonderful to work with! He worked with my boyfriend to plan a surprise proposal and offered ideas where to capture the moment. He was so quick to edit the photos because he knew we would want to announce the big news. The photos turned out so well!

    Sent on 08/15/2019
  • Brittany

    Brittany McRae · Married on 10/04/2020

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    Amazing Photographer!

    We recently did an engagement shoot with Rogier and it was absolutely amazing! We got the photos back very quickly and are over the moon about them. He takes amazing pictures and the best part was how easy it was! He coached us through the whole shoot, giving recommendations and making the whole experience very smooth. I highly recommend Eager Eye Photography!!!

    Sent on 10/15/2019

Awards

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WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2020 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2019 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2018 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2017 Winner
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WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2014 Winner
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WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2012 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2011 Winner

Eager Eye Photography FAQ

  • What is the starting price for your wedding photography services?
    $ 2,000.00
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price?
    High-Res Images
    Digital Files
    Negatives
  • What is the price of your most popular wedding package?
    $ 3995
  • Which of the following are included in the price of your most popular wedding package?
    2nd Shooter
    Add'l Hours
    Hand-Coloring
    High-Res Images
    Toning
    Albums
    Digital Files
    Flush Mount
    Negatives
  • What primary photographic style do you identify with?
    Contemporary
    Photojournalism
    Traditional
  • What photography services do you offer?
    Additional Hours
    Engagement Shoot
    Hand-Coloring
    High-Res Images
    Liability Insurance
    Second Shooter
    Slideshow
    Toning
  • What photography items do you offer?
    Albums
    Canvas
    Digital Files
    Flush Mount
    Matted Prints
    Negatives
    Prints
    Proofs
    Save the Date

Professional Network & Endorsements

3 Endorsements

  • Bar Harbor Inn Hotel Weddings

    Eager Eye Photography is wonderful to work with! They are professional, detailed, and have provided our couple's with wonderful experiences and beautiful photography. We highly recommend them for your wedding photographer.

  • Wavelength Wedding Bands

    Professional and personable, Eager Eye Photography captures the most amazing wedding images.

  • Asticou Inn Hotel Weddings

    The best in the business!

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