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Su-Jana & Gunther | Preggy Shoot | Michaelhouse

KZN Preggy Shoot

When I got a WhatsApp from my dear friend Karen to say she was sitting with a very irrational mother-to-be (her sister) and would I be free for a quick preggyy shoot in the next day or two, I jumped at the chance.  After all, is there anything more beautiful than an expectant mom, glowing with happiness (and bursting from the seams lol!!).

Shortly after that,   Su-Jana lastminute.com’d me and we decided to go for it.   Cos, seriously, preggy fairies are just fabulous.  Despite looking pretty poppable, Su was game for anything I suggested.  Gunther too was happy to lend a hand and go along with whatever ideas we had.  So a tractor or two, a menagerie of farm animals, a forest at the beautiful Michaelhouse, long, swaying brown grasses and a railway line and bobs your auntie ~ lots of pretty pregginess!!!

With not long to go, Su-Yana was amazingly agile all things considered.  Take a peak and……watch this space.  Can’t wait to meet this little miracle in the flesh soon (so to speak).  Su – hang in there – tickety tock.  Thank you for being such a fun mom-to-be and wishing both of you all the best in the days to come with little Hugo man.

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Megan & Chris | Providence Country Estate

Wedding Photography KZN – Providence Country Estate

Well hello there Mr & Mrs Muir.  Blog is finally up with a selection of my favorite images from your absolutely gorgeous wedding day.  Hard to choose as there was a lot of choice.

Providence had to be one of the loveliest of the lovely wedding venues available in the Midlands area.  From the moment I went through to do my recce (having never shot there before),meeting with Fern and Bonnie and just getting a general feel for the location – I knew it was going to be a visual feast.

I am lucky to able to say that I have never had a Bridezilla whilst shooting weddings.  Each and every one of my brides has been a pleasure to work with.  Megan & Chris stepped it up a notch.  Both incredibly warm, kind people – I felt I was photographing an old friends wedding.  A picture of calm, as serene as a sun-lit swan (ha ha), Meggles absolutely took everything in her stride and honestly seemed to just make the most of every minute.

Lots of laughter, lots of good food, a radiant bride and an emotional groom.  A padre with a huge sense of humor and a penguin slide down the bed ~ lets hope these photographs tell the story of a truly special wedding day.

CONGRATULATIONS TO YOU TWO LOVELY PEOPLE – MEGAN & CHRIS – THANK YOU FOR TRUSTING ME WITH YOUR MEMORIES ♥

Sensational Suppliers:

Cake ~ JP Barnard (OMG)

Dress ~ Viola Chan

Groomsmen & Bridesmaids ~ Bride & Co.

Venue ~ Providence Country Weddings

Hair & Make-up ~ Salon Indulgence

Minister ~ {The BEST}  Dennis de Stadler

DJ ~ Alex from DJ Worx

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Food Photography | Flavour Cafe PMB

KZN Food Photography | Flavour Cafe

Nothing beats working with passionate foodies.  I think I’m pretty passionate when it comes to food but when you’re photographing somebody else’s baby,  you realize, there’s passion and then there’s PASSION.

For the first time ever, on this particular shoot for Flavour Cafe in Pietermaritzburg, I decided to use a food stylist to assist in the process.  Despite the fact that I’m a bit of a control freak when it comes to my shoots and I prefer to work as a solo crusader, it was amazing having some creative and styling input from food stylist,  Ronwyn van der Riet. Watch this space for future collaborations with this dynamic chick.

Chef and owner, Lee Hankey was a legend.  He helped churn out some gorgeous looking plates and then let us do our thing.  It’s taken quite a while for me to blog this post, but here it is.  Let your tastebuds take a stroll.

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KZN Midlands Country-style Wedding

KZN Midlands Country-style Wedding | Leon & Terri

KZN Midlands Country-style Wedding | Leon & Terri

It has been a long while since I blogged any shoots !  This colorful and happy wedding inspired me once again.  It also reminded me of these words by Kahlil Gibran ~

“The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain. Is not the cup that holds your wine the very cup that was burned in the potter’s oven? And is not the lute that soothes your spirit, the very wood that was hollowed with knives? When you are joyous, look deep into your heart and you shall find it is only that which has given you sorrow that is giving you joy. When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see in truth that you are weeping for that which has been your delight.”

Saturday, 8th April 2017 was a very special day for these two wonderful people.  Leon Gryvie, our local GP and Terri, a beautiful and wild lass from the Eastern Cape.

A sunny day filled with joy, smiles, laughter, jokes, good company, good food and so much love…..even the Midlands weather played the game.

Congratulations Terri & Leon – here’s wishing you guys so much happiness, companionship and peace in the years to follow.  Thank you too, for giving me the opportunity to capture your wedding day xxxxx

Take a look at these gorgeous happy pix for an idea of what it means to have a real KZN Midlands Country-style Wedding!!!

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