Casey and Mark

I really enjoyed shooting this wedding, end of story! Casey and Mark are such amazing people, so kind and caring and together they just make the perfect couple. Their love for one another is so evident. The way they look at each other, the way they communicate and just the feeling I got when I was around them. It is the real, true and honest kind of love.

They chose to share vows under the trees at Saxenburg Estate. It was a perfect weather day and all aspects of their wedding just fell into place. Casey was a real hands on bride and did all the planning herself as well as most of the stationery and decor. She really did an amazing job. Personalized hangers and a reception area that was filled with prettiness and romance.

I had the best time shooting their couples pictures. They were so natural in front of the camera and so at ease with each other that the images just scream “we are so in love”!!! I loved that Casey wore a dress that was not a traditional floor length gown and that she got to show off her gorgeous shoes! And did I mention the most fun bridesmaids ever!!

The fun and laughter carried on into the reception with Casey’s father giving one of the most entertaining speeches I have ever heard at a wedding. He was brilliant! The guests all seemed to have an amazing time and it was just a perfect celebration of two wonderful people.

Thank you Casey and Mark for allowing me to be part of your day, I really am honored. You two are awesome and I wish you nothing but the love and happiness you both so richly deserve.

 

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Lydia and Don

The wedding of Lydia and Don was extra special for me asI have known Don since he was about 10 years old. It was so amazing to be part of this special day along with his family who I have known just as long.

They tied the knot at Fynbos Estate near Malmesbury, what a lovely venue that was perfectly suited to their style. They wanted the day to be relaxed and informal and they wanted their guests to have the best time!

Don was lucky enough to see Lydia before the ceremony as they decided to do their couple photos before saying “I DO”. They wanted to spend as much time with their guests after their ceremony as possible. I just adored the way Don looked at Lydia when he saw her for the first time :) She was such a classically beautiful bride and I am not surprised she took his breath away!

The ceremony was followed by drinks and canapes on the lawn as well as some games to keep everyone occupied. The guests then moved to the reception area for a delicious, farm style meal as well as dancing and laughter.

Thank you to this amazing couple and their families for allowing me to be part of this day. It really meant the world to me. Don, you did good kid! Wishing you both all the love and happiness now and forever. x

 

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Surene Jelley Beautiful!!
Meghan Poerstamper Wow Kathryn! These photos are beautiful! I literally got goosebumps! You have an amazing talent! So glad I got to be part of this special day!

Anita and Ryan

Anita and Ryan chose the gorgeous In The Vine in Somerset West as the venue where they would start their life together. They also managed to pick possibly the hottest day of the year!! They had a morning wedding followed by a lunch with family and friends. We had to shoot most of their couples pictures indoors to escape the heat! But a huge hats off to them both, as well as their bridal party, for being so great about just dealing with the heat.

As you will be able to tell by looking at some of these images, Anita and Ryan are such a fun couple! They just know how to make each other laugh, how to be themselves with one another and how to play the fool!! I love that they carried this into their wedding photos.

The celebrations were ended off with ice cream with amazing toppings for the guests. It was a very welcome dessert!

Thank you to this amazing couple for allowing me to be part of this day. I enjoyed every minute and I hope your photos allow you remember all the wonderful moments for years to come.

 

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SONJA AND ROBERT

This very sweet couple chose to start their life together at Nuy Valley Guesthouse near Worcester. Sonja wore a dress made by her mother which suited her personality so well and she looked incredible! They chose not to have bridesmaids and groomsmen so she spent the morning with her parents which I thought was very special. Her mother helped her get dressed and even ran back to the guesthouse to fetch her bouquet after arriving at the church.

The small touches they added to their special day just shows what caring and thoughtful people they are. A board showing photos of those that were unable to share the day with them was displayed in the foyer of the church along with photos of their parents on their wedding days.

We did their couples shoot in the areas around Worcester. Robert chose a lovely farm with horses and a railway track with perfect light :) They were such a joy to photograph with Sonja’s amazing smile and Robert’s complete love for his new wife.

Thank you to you both for allowing me to be part of your day. I wish you all the love and happiness in your life together.

 

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Lize and Christo Engaged

I met Lize for the first time a few months ago over coffee but their engagement shoot was the first time I got to meet Christo. He works in Johannesburg so spends week days and some weekends up there and away from Lize. But getting to see them together was so special, they are both such loving and caring people and they love each other so completely. They are both so excited to start their life together as husband and wife and they are prepared to take whatever life throws at them.

We spent a warm Sunday afternoon at the Majik Forest in Durbanville where they finished off with a water pistol fight!

Thank you for a fun afternoon and I am so looking forward to your wedding day :)

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Yolande Conradie Julle twee is pragtige mense... fotos is stunning!!!!
Monica Dart Photography Lovely photo shoot! stunning couple!

Natalia and David

Welcome to Natalia and David’s gorgeous wedding day!! They chose Nooitgedacht as their venue, perfection. They chose gold as their wedding colour, perfection. Glamorous bride and handsome groom, perfection. I think you can see where I am going with this?! It was a just perfect day :)

From the first time I met Natalia I knew I was going to be photographing a beautiful wedding. Her attention to detail is amazing, everything just fit together perfectly and most importantly, suited both her and David so well.

I felt like I had known them both for quite some time, they made me feel so welcome and I was so at ease photographing them. Their couples pictures are really a true reflection of them as a couple. Their love for one another is real and honest and they make each other laugh which, I think, is so important.

The reception was so full of laughs, it was such great fun. There was the auctioning off of David’s tie, champagne being drunk from a shoe and traditional Portuguese dancing.

Thank you both for sharing this incredible day with me. I hope these memories will be with you forever. xx

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Natasha and Xavier

I had a great afternoon with Natasha and Xavier in Cape Town city centre. I love shooting in this area, there are so many interesting locations filled with colour and texture. And having a couple like this one just makes it SO much better! They are really awesome people, fun and happy and just really in love.

I am so looking forward to shooting their wedding later this year :)

Enjoy the pics you two!

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Petro zealand I love the photos.

Louise and Lucien

Louise and Lucien have been a couple for the past 16 years so them tying the knot was just a formality really. I had a great pre-wedding meeting with them in their home and got to know them a little better. As a result the atmosphere between us on wedding day was super relaxed.

They are both very positive, vibrant people enjoying life to the fullest. Their positive energy is infectious!

Their wedding was very simple with only their very close friends and family attending. They decided to just enjoy a really good dinner with their guests instead of having a traditional reception. They are both food people so this was something they really enjoyed putting together.

Thank you to you both, I had such fun spending those few hours with you. I wish you all the love and happiness forever. xx

 

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Louise de Jager Words are totally inadequate to describe how amazing the photo's are - you truly captured our day in the most naturally beautiful way! We are so lucky to have had you there!!!!!!!! All our love L

Kelly and Barry

I met Kelly and Barry the week before their wedding, Kelly the planner and Barry the laid back one! In so many ways they are so opposite but in others they are so much alike.

Their wedding day was so beautiful. Kelly has gorgeous taste and it showed in every detail she chose for their day. Beautiful stationery, flowers and a perfectly romantic ribbon back drop in the reception area. She looked so stunning in her full, tulle gown, one of my favourite dresses for sure. And Barry was not to be outdone, looking so handsome in his grey suite.

They shared vows on the deck at Bloemendal witnessed by family and close friends.

I had a great time during their couples pictures. Kelly is a natural in front of the camera and she helped her new husband relax as the shoot went on. By the end of it he was alot more natural and actually seemed to enjoy it!

Barry is a big guy, his height being matched only by his love for Kelly. They are self admittedly both difficult people but they seem to understand each other really well.

Their reception was relaxed, with delicious food and a dance floor under the stars. They were blessed with the most perfect evening, not a breath of wind and blissfully warm.

Thank you Kelly and Barry, you are such a great couple! Thank you for allowing me to share this day with you and for making me feel so welcome.

 

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Karmen Absolutely Beautiful Kelly. You looked gorgeous :-) Stunning wedding and stunning photos :-)

Marinke and Martin

Marinke and Martin are a match made in heaven. Their love for one another is so real, pure and perfect.

Marinke is from Holland and with a childhood dream of coming to Africa, she ended up meeting the love of her life.  Theirs is a story that is just too perfect to believe.

They exchanged vows under gorgeous skies at Vredenheim in Stellenbosch. It was a very special ceremony filled with spirituality and love. They had many guests who had traveled from far away to share the day with them and I loved how their cultures were shared and everyone just got on together like they had known each other for years.

I have never seen dancing like I did at this wedding, it was awesome!! I found myself moving my feet while shooting, the energy was just so contagious.

I really felt so privileged to be part of this special day, two really remarkable people starting the life together. Thank you so much for the honor. I wish you a long life of happiness together with many more memories as special as the ones you made on your wedding day.

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