For the ride of life – celebrating life and living it to the fullest. Love, in all its forms, is about showing up and daring to live life to its fullest. It takes courage to open your heart, and nothing comes with more risks – or more rewards. Whoever you are and whatever stage your life is at, love makes it matter.

Real love isn’t like it is in the movies – it’s bigger and better than that. The highs and lows, the joy and pain, the risks and rewards, it’s all there. The photographer Sophie Hemels is inspired by love, and for this photo essay for Wrangler, she shot and interviewed three couples from Amsterdam and Antwerp. “I want to show the beauty of real people with a real story,” she says. No lighting, no styling – just authentic true love.

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