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Matty Family

Marette is a very dear friend of my mine and we've known each other for almost 20 years. She met the love of her life whilst working in London and now lives there permanently with Stuart and their two miracle twin boys. We therefor don't see each other as often as we would like to and I haven't even met the boys yet! So, when she called me in September to say that they will be visiting SA with the boys over the December holidays I was beyond thrilled. They rented a gorgeous house in Yzerfontein and we organised a lifestyle shoot right there and then. It was just fantastic to meet these two little princes who had quite a rough start in life being born as preemies. They are absolutely adorable! Apparently Ethan is the camera shy one of the two and always has a very pensive expression when [...]

January 14th, 2018|Family Shoots|0 Comments

The Herbst’s and family

The Herbst siblings, together with their families, came together from near and far to celebrate their mom's 70th birthday. She loves trees and all she wanted was some photos with her whole family in nature. This shoot was filled with laughter and so much fun! Enjoy the photos!

January 13th, 2018|Family Shoots|0 Comments

Burger Gesin

Dis vir my altyd so lekker om die Burgers af te neem as hulle kom vakansie hou op Pearly Beach. Mooiste gesin van binne en buite en hulle al vier werk altyd so opvallend mooi met mekaar. As daar soveel liefde is en kan mens maar net die knoppie druk en elke foto is spesiaal. Die dag was besonder winderig en koud en die arme kindertjies het verkluim. Maar hulle was baie dapper en het uitgehou tot die einde!

December 21st, 2017|Family Shoots|0 Comments

Kershaw Family

This family is just absolutely gorgeous inside and out. They come to Hermanus from Johannesburg every year for their annual holiday. We met on Grotto beach on one of the most beautiful evenings for their family photos. Except for a chilly wind that had the girls shivering for the last bit of the shoot everything was just perfect. Enjoy!

December 19th, 2017|Family Shoots|0 Comments

Stephen and Sophie

Stephen and Sophie tied the knot on a typical Cape Town day in December - very windy but beautiful. It all started with a sacred ceremony in the Saint Margaret Mary Catholic Church in Greenpoint, celebrating the sacrament of Holy Matrimony. Sophie was absolutely gorgeous in her timelessly elegant satin gown with it's fashionable bow and Stephen looked very dapper in his dark navy suit. Standing in front of the altar of that quaint little church the two of them looked as so regal they could pass as a royal couple any day! Thereafter the festivities continued at Buitenverwachting in Constantia where they partied late into the night surrounded by all their close friends and families. Angelique Smith, words cannot describe my gratefulness for your help as second shooter on the day. The photos you took were amazing and I used many of them in this post, but your thoughtfulness [...]

December 16th, 2017|Wedding Shoots|0 Comments

Louw Familie

Soms ontmoet mens iemand en dit voel asof jy mekaar al lankal ken en die oulike gesin van Stellenbosch het sommer dadelik soos ou vriende gevoel. Ons het so lekker gesels en gelag tydens die fotosessie, die tyd het gevlieg! Hoop julle geniet die foto's!

December 3rd, 2017|Family Shoots|0 Comments

Human Gesin

Ek het vir Anri amper 20 jaar gelede ontmoet in my eerste jaar in Minerva waar sy toe 'n HK lid en sêrleier was. Ek het haar daarna nooit weer gesien nie en groot was my verbasing toe ek die navraag vir foto's ontvang en haar gesig op haar WhatsApp profielfoto herken. Ons woon al vir jare in dieselfde dorp en loop mekaar nooit raak nie! Ons het die mooiste middag saam in Vergelegen spandeer en dit was 'n absolute fees om haar pragtige gesin af te neem. Dit is die oulikste en vriendelikste drie kinders wat jy jou kan indink. Geniet die foto's!

November 5th, 2017|Family Shoots|0 Comments

Dora’s Family

There certainly is a lot of love to go around between this family and their furry (and feathered) friends! Between Dora, her husband and her daughter they have 6 dogs and a parrot . These pets are dearly loved family members even though the three little ones are all stone deaf by now. But these pets are so well behaved it was no trouble at all to get them to do what we want, even though some couldn't even hear us at all. What a blessing it is to be able to share our lives with pets. Keep yours safe this holiday season!

November 5th, 2017|Family Shoots|0 Comments

Bernard Gesin

Vir hierdie post was dit amper ontmoontlik om net 'n paar foto's te kies vir die blog. Daar is soveel liefde en teerheid en spesiale oomblikke in elke foto vasgevang dat ek nie anders kon as om amper almal op te laai nie. Om 'n babatjie van tussen 1 en 2 jaar oud te hê, is in my boek van die heel spesiaalste tye wat die lewe kan bied. En soveel te meer as dit die eerste baba is. Die wêreld kom tot stilstand en alles wentel rondom hierdie nuwe mensie wat jy uiteindelik kan begin leer ken en jy sien weer die wêreld om jou deur die oe van 'n kind. Vat dus die tyd en blaai deur al die baie foto's en beleef (of herleef) die absolute oorvloed van liefde!

November 4th, 2017|Family Shoots|0 Comments

De Kock Gesin

Hierdie tipe familie fotosessies is my absolute gunsteling. Dis 'n grepie uit 'n dag in jou lewe. Presies soos dit nou is, sonder om enige iets op te stel of voor te gee. Presies soos jy dit eendag gaan onthou. En die foto's is bloot 'n herinnering wat nie gaan vervaag met tyd nie. Die pragtige gesin behoort aan Didi en Henning. Ons vriendskap kom al 20 jaar aan nadat ons mekaar as eerstejaars op universiteit ontmoet het. Dit altyd vir my so lekker om hulle af te neem. Die lewe met drie klein seuntjies is rof en dol en besig, maar wie kan nou vra vir meer! Al die liefde en opwinding wat daarmee saamgaan maak dit alles oor en oor die moeite werd. As hulle maar net so 'n bietjie langer so klein kon bly...

October 15th, 2017|Family Shoots|0 Comments