Couples, Family, Portraits, Wedding

2018 and the gift my couples gave me

2018. What a year! You know how you just coast along for a few years and nothing really major happens in your life – and then you have a year. I hadn’t had a year since 2012. And then outta nowhere –  sickness, sadness, soul searching.  At some point, someone said to me, ‘How can…

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Carrie and Brett | Tres Jolie Wedding

Earlier this year, my old school pal, Carrie kindly flew Jon and I to Jozi to photograph her wedding! Brett and Carrie are parents to precious little Taiya who was just an angel throughout the festivities. All kiddos are cute but Taiya stole a piece of my heart that day. She is the sweetest, most…

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Abby and Wynand | Breakers Resort Wedding

Abby had flown in all the way from the UK for her big day so when the forecast said rain and howling winds, my heart sank for her as she had planned a beach wedding under the stars. BUT! As we started shooting, the sun sneaked out between the clouds as if to say, ‘Gotchya!’…

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Karien and Dwain | Maroupi Wedding

Wow, this wedding! It was elegant, romantic and wonderfully wild! I think there’s something so endearing about couples who party together – and Karien and Dwain love a good razzle! Their day began so calmly with Karien reading Dwain’s love letter as the rain pattered on the patio outside but when the sun went down,…

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Meagen and Liam | Shalwyn Wedding

When I walked into the Mug and Bean to meet Meagan and Liam, I immediately exclaimed, ‘I know you guys!’ When I first started my business, I was blessed to learn from the masterful David Rees who invited me to assist at Liam’s brother’s wedding. Since then, I’ve chatted weekly to Liam’s sister-in-law about our…

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Mel and Billy – Shalwyn Wedding

When I’m reminiscing on weddings with my assistant, Carita, I’ll often say, ‘Oh remember the torrential wedding or the crazy wedding or the party wedding etc’ and Mel and Billy’s wedding will forever be remembered as ‘the joy wedding’ in my mind. I so often find that the bride and groom set the tone of…

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