{Wedding} Francois & Nikki

Every so often a wedding comes your way which is so different from the norm that its refreshing.  Nikki and Francois’ wedding is one of those weddings – so relaxed and with such a simple focus of Love in Community.  Still beautiful, and lacking nothing, this couple proved you don’t have to fall victim to the money game to be a beautiful day… family and friends set up the venue (at their church hall), moms and aunties cooked delicious soup for dinner, friends brought platters to share… it reminded me of what weddings should be: the Community coming together to bless the couple.  I loved it! Congratulations FraNikki; may God continue to pour out His best-est upon you both…

{Wedding} Inge & Niel

I promised myself I would set boundaries when it came to how many hours I spend editing photos… yeah… one look at this wedding’s results and I couldn’t help myself!  Despite the torrential downpour that prevented their outdoor ceremony, this was a breathtakingly beautiful wedding from start to finish – and possibly the calmest bride I have ever met too.  Inge, you were stunning and Niel has found himself a gem of a wife; I wish you both a lifetime of happiness together.  Thank you for trusting me with your memories xx

Location: Witrivier, Mpumalanga (South Africa)

Venue: Casterbridge Hollow Boutique Hotel

Hair: Lieze Hilligin

Make up: Elscha Tintinger (Blazing Beauty, Nelspruit)

Dress: Thomas Webb

Flowers: Marelize Jacobz (Classic Flowers, Nelspruit)

Reception Venue: Magnolia Restaurant, Casterbridge Lifestyle Centre

Decor: Doug’s Hiring

Cake: Liza Barnard (Frizzy Lizzy)

{Wedding: assist} 12 Apostles

I am incredibly fortunate to have Christelle Rall (uber-talented and internationally acclaimed photographer) as a mentor and when I get the chance, I love to assist her.  This stunning wedding was held at the 12 Apostles in Cape Town.  Wow, talk about classic beauty! This was most definitely a good day… so much prettiness makes my heart sing.

 

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{Wedding} – Lauren & Clint

One word: Breath-taking… the attention to detail in this wedding was incredible.  Well done Lauren!

Venue: Forest 44 (Stellenbosch, South Africa)

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{Wedding} Seconding at Grootbos

Its always such a great experience to second shoot at another photographer’s wedding, it gives me the freedom to experiment, learn, grow and really develop my craft – without having to worry about “getting that shot”.  I love it.  I seconded Coba at the stunning Grootbos venue in Gansbaai.  So pretty and intimate.

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{Wedding} Mari & Hennie

Not many people know about this hidden gem of a venue, but tucked away in the Overberg, Utopia made for a beautiful rustic wedding, complete with forest ceremony and donkey cart.  And when your bride is a jewelry designer, you know its going to be a special event… all the jewelry featured was hand-crafted by Mari herself ( do yourself a favour and like her FB page or follow her on instagram: Van Nierop Jewelers).

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Wedding {Felix & Courtney}

Planning a wedding from across the world is always a tricky feat… and yet somehow Felix and Courtney made it seem effortless… having half the guests fly over from Germany and the other half proudly local, the Cape wine route showed off its beauty to the max.  Durbanville Hills is definitely a stunning venue for a wedding; you cannot beat those views.

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