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Alkira Lodge, Knysna “Living through the lockdown, and having to postpone, made our wedding day even more special.” Just looking through their wedding day photos, it’s clear that this is so true. Christa and Kit didn’t take this day lightly. They enjoyed every second of it – no amount of rain could come in the […]

Christa and Kit

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STRANDKOMBUIS Julia and Dean dances the night away next to the ocean (which is so fitting for these two free spirited ocean loving people) In Julia’s speech, she spoke about how love unites us. Their wedding was multi-lingual, multi cultural and beautifully special. Laid back, boho chic and full of joy, join me in looking […]

Julia and Dean

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I know I don’t need to tell you how big a deal it is to book your wedding photographer. After all, your wedding photos are all that is left over from your wedding. You don’t need to consider a 1000 things. Here are 3 essential things, I believe, you need to consider when hiring your […]

3 Things to ask yourself before hiring your wedding photographer

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“Our wedding is in 2 weeks, are you available?”

Like so many couples during the Covid-19 Pandemic, wedding plans has to shift and change and pivot more than once. Tash and David did a superb job of putting together a pretty darn special wedding in 2 weeks.

Tash and David

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Okay, so I want to let yo in on a little secret, you ready?

It’s not a natural thing to be photographed.

So if you are nervous, or freaked out – that’s totally normal!!

How to get the most out of your couple shoot

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Okay, so turns out this post was harder to write than I though. Why? Because beauty is a really big deal. Getting married is a pretty big deal! And when it comes down to it – choosing a wedding dress is where those two longing meet up. Where our desire to feel and look our […]

What they didn’t tell you about your wedding dress

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Whether it’s a light drizzle, or a torrential downpour, rain on a wedding day can cause all sorts of havoc. I’ve seen it completely throw an outdoor wedding off course, and disrupt many a couple shoot- and it’s fairly safe to say that most brides don’t exactly pray for their wedding day to be rained […]

Raining on your parade? What to do when it rains on your wedding day.

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Contrary to popular belief- you don’t actually need a big reason, or excuse to book a couple shoot with a photographer. Yes, big anniversaries and engagements are EPIC reasons to do one- but going for a couple shoot doesn’t always have to be coupled by a big and important milestone. CELEBRATE THE SEASON YOU ARE […]

Why you should definitely do a couple shoot

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It’s always bittersweet for me when my ‘work’ is done- when I’ve sent the final email and your photos are on their way- and that is especially true for this wedding. Erin and I bonded over veggie gardening and our love for fruit trees, and the majority of our emails were spent sharing our gardening […]

Erin and James

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What is documentary style wedding photography? In short- it is an honest and authentic approach to documenting the moments of your wedding day as it happens. For me, the heart behind this approach to wedding photography, is to constantly be on the lookout for moments, details and interactions that depict the heart of your unique […]

What is a documentary wedding photographer?


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Fur mom, Destination wedding photographer,  and business educator

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