Francois asks Carrie to be his Forever {Proposal}

 

Apparently I could survive the Hunger Games (if all I had to do was hide away in the trees and not be spotted by all those vicious teenagers with weapons) but the point is: my camo abilities are epic. Which is a good thing since I hid in the willows at Mont Rochelle this Sunday and witnessed one of my besties get engaged. What an incredible honour getting to witness Francois ask Carrie to be his Forever – and then gatecrash their picnic ( I mean share in their celebrations!?)

Thank you Francois for allowing me to share in your most special day… you did good… especially with that ring. Black diamond for the win! Wishing you both all the happiness that Forever can hold (and then some more because if you squeeze real hard you can squish some extra good stuff in…) Love you both lots xx

 

{Couple Shoot} Taryn & Duncan

I love how diverse Cape Town is when it comes to finding locations for photo shoots – there’s the pick of the most beautiful beaches, mountains, fynbos, forests… and then in the middle of it all: Century City.  I love this place.  The modern eco-friendly architecture blends almost effortlessly with the canals and Intaka Island. I’ve wanted to photograph a couple here for a while and was thrilled when Taryn entered my Couple Competition – Taryn and Duncan are natural models, super comfortable in front of the camera and an absolute pleasure to photograph.

Location: Century City


 

{e-shoot} – Clerissa & Byron

I love this shoot for so many reasons: a gorgeous couple, beautiful venue, perfect weather,  Byron’s many expressive faces… If you haven’t heard about De Ouwe Klok function venue, do yourself a favour and check it out – its absolutely lovely and perfect for an intimate, rustic farm style wedding.  Clerissa and Byron have definitely found themselves a gem…

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{e-shoot} – Nicole & Juan

An engagement and family shoot combined at the stunningly beautiful St James tidal pool and Kalk Bay lighthouse… you couldn’t ask for a more perfect setting.  And the weather did not disappoint either: happy heart!!

 

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{Engagement} Laetitia & Riaan

Its not often that I get to witness a couple’s engagement – before meeting them!  I was exhibiting at the FAB Bridal Expo and before one of the fashion shows, Riaan popped the question on stage.  Needless to say Laetitia said yes… and here is their engagement shoot, at the lovely De Grendel Wine Farm in Plattekloof, Cape Town.  Am so in love with those golden hues…

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{Engagement} Chelsea & Brett

Nothing challenges a photographer like bright noon day sunlight on a sandy beach… and yet, with a fun couple like Chelsea & Brett, all those challenges seemed to disappear!  Such a lovely, bubbly couple who’re living life to the max…

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{Engagement} Inge & Niel

I got to know Inge while she was still living in Cape Town; soon after she moved back to the Lowveld, she was introduced to Niel – and let’s just say the rest is history… We did the e-shoot at my parent’s holiday home in the Sabi Parks game park (my absolute Happy Place).  Definitely one of my favourites to date.  Cannot wait for their wedding in January!

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