Amsterdam, 2017

Amsterdam, 2017

LONNEKE & JELMER
One of their first dates can be described as a cheesy, romantic film, as Lonneke had to throw little rocks against Jelmer’s window to wake him up. After having spent many a night in his (tiny) bunk bed, they decided it was time to get a place for their own. They have now lived together for a little year, enjoying each other’s company, good food and a glass of wine every now and then. Read more...

Amsterdam, 2015

Amsterdam, 2015

CHINO & JASJA
Young Lovers Chino & Jasja are both members of the band Indian Askin. They not only rock on stage, they also rock when it comes to love! Read more...

Amsterdam, 2013

Amsterdam, 2013

SAM & EMMA
Karen captured that genuine energy between Sam & Emma, whose images made it into Karen's infamous Young Love book. Read more...

Amsterdam, 2017

Amsterdam, 2017

DAVID & PAULETTE
David & Paulette found each other via their mutual love for music. After 2,5 years of dating they now live together in Utrecht. Read more...

Amsterdam, 2014

Amsterdam, 2014

MARIEKE & ONUR
Marieke & Onur have been a couple for almost ten years. Despite their different characters, they have a harmonious love for each other; they complete each other. Here they tell us more about their lives together. Read more...

Amsterdam, 2016

Amsterdam, 2016

BORIS & DAVID
Karen recalls this session as one of the fastest one in Young Love history, with two fun, loving and enchanting hunks. Read more...

Copenhagen, 2016

Copenhagen, 2016

CAMILLE & LOUIS
Young Lovers Camille & Louis met each other in a dusty bar in Denmark. Their love however is anything but dusty… They both lead busy lives and work as models on the side. Read more...

Amsterdam, 2014

Amsterdam, 2014

STASJA & ITAI
One of the most prominent couples of Young Love are Stasja & Itai. Here they remember the very special shoot with Karen for us. Read more...

Amsterdam , 2017

Amsterdam , 2017

JIP & RAMON
Karen met this incredible couple in early 2017 and was simply mesmerised by these two genuinely lovely characters and the nonchalant love they have for each other. Here, Jip & Ramon talk school dance and Harry Potter evenings with us. Read more... 

Amsterdam, 2016

Amsterdam, 2016

CARLIJN & STIJN
Young lovers Stijn & Carlijn have been together for almost eight years, after falling in love at the tender age of fifteen. What’s their secret? Read more...

Amsterdam, 2016

Amsterdam, 2016

ALDO & DENISE
Amsterdam locals Denise and Aldo met at University, started dating on Facebook and found out they have more in common than they figured. Read more... 

Copenhagen, 2016

Copenhagen, 2016

CLARA & KARL
Meet Karl and Clara, a music teacher and a model from Copenhagen, who love to spend time at their seaside retreat and who never actually had a first date. Read more...

Berlin, 2017

Berlin, 2017

RAYENE & KARLOTTA
Karen met this terrific couple in Berlin and was simply enchanted by the genuine love she encountered. Rayene & Karlotta met at the tender age of 15 and fell head over heels in love. They now share an apartment in Berlin and are working on their future as we speak… Read more...

Amsterdam, 2017

Amsterdam, 2017

ISABELLE & JITSE
These Young Lovers have been together for more than three years now and can already tell us what their ‘First Dance’-song will be someday. Read more...

Amsterdam, 2016

Amsterdam, 2016

COCO & JOEY
Meet Amsterdam-based loved up couple Coco & Joey, who appear to be enjoying life to the fullest. Read more...

Cape Town, 2014

Cape Town, 2014

ANEES & FANI
Whilst on a job in Cape Town, Karen captured this energetic couple in front of an empty sports field. Read more...

Amsterdam, 2017

Amsterdam, 2017

LOIS & TOM
A bad pick-up line is to blame for these two young lovers’ romance of nearly 2,5 years. Due to their hectic travel schedules, according to the couple, they experience a deeper meaning of boundless love. Read more...

New Orleans, 2014

New Orleans, 2014

NEW ORLEANS ROMANCE
Karen met these two lovers in New Orleans, who were delighted to be part of Young Love, having just made fairly big plans for their future together. Read more...

Amsterdam, 2016

Amsterdam, 2016

ROOS & JAPIE
Roos and Japie’s romance started like a classic case of 'forbidden love', which made it all more exciting.  Read more...

Ransdorp, 2015

Ransdorp, 2015

KOOSJE & FRERIK
Lovebirds Koosje & Frerik have been together for five years now and are still madly in love with eachother.. Read more...

Paris, 2017

Paris, 2017

MELISSA & LEO
Karen met this lovely couple in the streets of Paris. The photos were taken at the exact same spot where Melissa & Leo had their first date, shared their first kiss together and fell madly in love with each other. Read more...

Amsterdam, 2016

Amsterdam, 2016

MATTHIEU & SANNE
‘Angel babies’ Matthieu & Sanne officially met each other at a party, but Matthieu already had his eye on her from the moment he first saw her. Read more...

Amsterdam, 2016

Amsterdam, 2016

WILLEM & SOPHIE
Meet Willem & Sophie, who live together with their two goldfishes Kim & Kanye. It’s hard not be jealous of this perfect romance. Read more...

Amsterdam, 2017

Amsterdam, 2017

ANNE & BART
High school lovers Bart & Anne fell in love even though, initially it was kind of a forbidden love. Almost four years later, the sparks are still flying. Read more...

Amsterdam, 2014

Amsterdam, 2014

ISABEL & MANUEL
Karen captured the passionate love of these two beautiful lovers, who had just started dating when they got photographed for Young Love. Here they tell us more about the shoot and how their love has grown. Read more...

Copenhagen, 2014

Copenhagen, 2014

SOLSIKKE & ALEXANDER
The shoot with Solsikke & Alexander is a very special one. Little did Karen know that Solsikke was in fact one month pregnant with their first baby at the time. Read more...

Haarlem, 2017

Haarlem, 2017

DEMI & MARK
The story of Demi & Mark started in the hallways of High School. They are now very much in love and excited to be spending the whole summer together… Read more...

Almere, 2017

Almere, 2017

DESMOND & TESSA
Young Lovers Desmond & Tessa have been together for more than two years and are anything but your typical couple.. Read more...

Amsterdam, 2017

Amsterdam, 2017

EMMA & LENNY
Sweethearts Emma & Lenny have been together for over a year. Their romance started by secretly sneaking around and exchanging kisses behind every corner without anyone knowing. However, at some point they couldn’t hold their secret to themselves any longer and made it official. Here they tell us more about their dynamic relationship. Read more...

Utrecht, 2017

Utrecht, 2017

STEF & FERDI
The story of Stef & Ferdi starts in New York City, which is where they first met. It was Paris however, forever the city of love, that they fell madly in love. Read more...

Berlin, 2017

Berlin, 2017

ARTHUR & BAMBOO
Karen met this extraordinary couple while on a trip in Berlin. Besides lovers they are working together as a photographer duo and are launching their very own beach brand this summer. Read more...

Amsterdam, 2015

Amsterdam, 2015

DONATA & DAIM
Karen met Donata and Daim in Amsterdam, just before they moved to Berlin where they have lived ever since, chasing their musical dreams together. Here they remember this special shoot with Karen for us. Read more...

Amsterdam, 2017

Amsterdam, 2017

ALEC & BRIAN
Stunning couple Alec & Brian complement each other like Yin and Yang; Brian is Alec’s walking calendar, whereas Alec adds some spontaneity to Brian’s life. While they dream about their future with five kids together, for now they love spending time with friends and family. Read more...

Amsterdam, 2017

Amsterdam, 2017

MICHELLE & LAURENS
The story of Michelle & Laurens started at a beach party, which effectively became a metaphor for their entire relationship, as they tend to make a celebration out of every day together. Thus it may come to no surprise that ‘laughing until your stomach hurts’ is one of their core secrets to keeping that spark.. Read more...

Amsterdam, 2017

Amsterdam, 2017

NINA & MILO
Nina & Milo first met in the late hours at a bar, discovering they were the perfect fit. When these sweethearts are not on the lookout for a new adventure they can be found in the Japanese Blossom Park in Amsterdam, dreaming about their romance and the next Japanese meal they will cook. Read more...

Amsterdam, 2017

Amsterdam, 2017

SABINA & MICHAEL
Michael and Sabina met each other at the tender age of thirteen and fell in love instantly. Their puppy love developed into a great love, not to mention, Michael stole Sabina’s first kiss and after eight years of love they couldn’t think of a life without each other. Read more...

Amsterdam, 2017

Amsterdam, 2017

CHAVELII & JIRI
These two darlings just recently met so it’s safe to say it was real puppy love that was captured in the photos. Together they make a perfect team as they make each other shine. At the moment, they enjoy spending time together and are looking forward to their first shared vacation. Read more...

Amsterdam, 2015

Amsterdam, 2015

LINDE & SEBASTIAN
Karen first met this lovely couple a few years ago. Since then, their puppy love has evolved into a serious relationship where they are still able to put a smile on each other’s face - each and every day. Read more...