Marilese & Warren – Tala game reserve

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Marilese and Warren are high school sweethearts, she’s pint sized and he’s toweringly tall but the love they both have for one another is infectious, I love nothing more than photographing people that really have fun on their wedding day!

These two decided to get married at Tala Game reserve  and we had such a beautiful day surrounded by winter grasslands and blue skies, and LOTS of laughs, too often I see Brides or Grooms stressing away the day, wanting everything to be perfect instead of just taking in the magic of the day, Marrow and Warren had a perfect day AND loved every minute, soaking in the love and laughter of the day and everyone around them could see that, They have this phenomenal gift of making each other crack up laughing so easily and it’s a rare, (more…)

Bernha & Tys – Bella Vista Bothas hill

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Bernha & Tys got married at Bella Vista on not only the hottest day but also the worst downpour I have ever experienced, Bernha was also wearing the biggest dress I’ve ever seen it had so many beautiful layers and the ladies had a good laugh trying to straighten them all out… We went from sweating during the ceremony to trying to mist rolling in and big fat rain drops still managing to catch us even under cover, Luckily the storm decided to give us a break during the creative shoot (more…)

Preshanthi & Riccardo – Florida road engagement

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Preshanthi and Riccardo contacted me about doing an engagement shoot but instead of asking me what a good location is, Presh immediately asked if we could do a night shoot on Florida road and I loved how original and excited she was. On the day of the shoot the weather did not want to play ball and it drizzled all day but luckily it held off for our shoot, I totally fell in love with the Royal blue and hot pink sari Presh chose to wear, she is so stunning inside and out! (more…)

Dylan, Bayley & Winston – family shoot

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OH! I am a sucker for beards, tattoos and dogs! could this post be any more delicious? Ladies get your popcorn ready for Dylan, Bayley & Winston’s family shoot

Dylan is one of the most amazing men I have had the pleasure to meet, he is a true gentleman in an time full of new age men, kind, caring and compassionate. Five years ago Dylan added a beautiful, bubbly little girl to his life, her name is Bayley and she is the sweetest bulldog I have ever met, I cannot help but laugh when she comes waddling up to me but life was still not complete so two years ago Dylan found a two year old bulldog needing a home on pugrescue and he welcomed Winston into his family, Winny is just like Dylan, a complete gentleman who loves cuddles. (more…)

Darren and Nikita Oosterberg – The Pretoria country club

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Darren and Nikita started their love story in high school and depending which one of the two you ask their love story will differ (which seems to have become a long standing joke) Darren is convinced Nikita made the first move, but Nikita just laughs and shakes her head whenever Darren mentions this… Either way I’m so glad they got together as they are such a perfect fit!

These two battled to look at the camera as they couldn’t take their eyes off each other the whole day, they truly do radiate love which lights up everyone around them. These high school sweet hearts chose to have their wedding reception at the pretoria country club on a stunning April day, which blessed us with an awesome sunset. We surrounded by family and friends who were all soaking up the love, the fun and the attention to detail this stunning wedding had. (more…)

Raymond & Kelly – Engagement

It all started in Kelly’s flower shop, Flower fusion, were Raymond was a customer, one day Kelly was struggling to set up some arrangements outside her shop when Raymond was walking by and offered his help like a true gentleman and from that moment on that was it … They became a big part of each others lives, they both knew that we were meant to be with each other but didn’t start dating straight a way in fact they only started going out a whole year later. Raymond works on the ships, so he would go away 4 month’s at a time and this was his first contract he was going on since they had me so when it came to saying goodbye and him leaving him Kelly knew that he was her absolute world and she couldn’t bare another day without him by her side.

“Its an unconditional kind of love he is my best friend and I thank God every day for him” – Kelly

Now I met Kelly a few years ago as I would send my mom flowers every month due to this kelly and I became friends, you can’t but help noticing her, she’s tall, beautiful, incredibly kind and her smile is infectious, she is always full of life…but there is one day in particular that I remember, I had wandered in and chosen some flowers (Kelly was always super patient and helpful when I was indecisive) she was wrapping them up for me when she started telling me about this guy she had met, Raymond, and how she just knew this was different… and he really was.

I hope you two love your pics as much as I loved shooting them!