two mothers and their son playing on a beach at sunset in Sedgefield garden route during a photoshoot by moi du toi photography
Family Beach Photoshoot, Family Sessions

Sunset Family Beach Shoot | Platbank Sedgefield

During this entire photo shoot, all I could think was how wonderful it must be to be loved so fully and completely by not just one but two Moms. This young man is an extremely fortunate fellow to be part of this beautiful, happy family. Absolutely one of my favourite shoots to date, they were… Continue reading Sunset Family Beach Shoot | Platbank Sedgefield

LIFESTYLE FAMILY & COUPLES, Weddings

Beautiful Outdoor Wedding | Hoekwil Garden Route

The first time Juan laid eyes on Katja he was smitten, there was something so special about this smiling yogi with the laughing eyes that intoxicated him. Little did he know that it would be some months and a whole lot of living before they met again yet he never forgot her direct yet honest… Continue reading Beautiful Outdoor Wedding | Hoekwil Garden Route

Family Sessions, LIFESTYLE FAMILY & COUPLES

Indi’s Tribe | Family Photoshoot | Fancourt George

“We believed in our grandmother’s cooking more fervently than we believed in God.” ― Jonathan Safran Foer, Eating Animals Indira is the grand matriarch of this beautiful family. As a young woman she often had her nose in a book and no interest whatsoever in spending time with her Mother in the kitchen. Her Father… Continue reading Indi’s Tribe | Family Photoshoot | Fancourt George

Couples Photography, Family Beach Photoshoot, Family Sessions, LIFESTYLE FAMILY & COUPLES, Maternity

5 Tips | What to Wear to a Photoshoot | Cola Beach

As a lifestyle photographer, my number 1 focus (inexcusable yet almost unavoidable pun, sorry) when planning any couple, family or pet shoot, is to find the best light. Number 2 is finding ways to capture the love, connection and personality between the beautiful souls in front of my lens, that includes the 4 leggeds. Number… Continue reading 5 Tips | What to Wear to a Photoshoot | Cola Beach

Garden Route photographer moi du toi sunset equine photo shoot session with teenagers and horses in Sedgefield
Horses

Equine portrait session | Young ‘uns | Sedgefield

“Horses make a landscape look beautiful.”― Alice Walker It's no secret I have a HUGE soft spot for animals but dogs, cats and horses are at the top of that list. I absolutely LOVED photographing this equine session, the light was perfect and the subjects were gorgeous;  4 horses, 4 youngsters, 1 sunset and plenty… Continue reading Equine portrait session | Young ‘uns | Sedgefield

Babies & Infants, Digital Photography Tips, Family Beach Photoshoot, Family Sessions, LIFESTYLE FAMILY & COUPLES

Overcast Light | Family Beach Session | Cola Beach Sedgefield

Mom and I had planned the shoot for weeks, there was a bit of a scare when Miss B broke out in a weird looking rash just before the session, luckily for us, it cleared up. We were hoping for a glorious sunset all orange and pink for the perfect backdrop to this sweet family's… Continue reading Overcast Light | Family Beach Session | Cola Beach Sedgefield

Couples Photography, Family Beach Photoshoot, Family Sessions, LIFESTYLE FAMILY & COUPLES, PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS

3 Tips – How to Prepare for a Family Session | Buffelsbaai Beach Shoot

Light.  It can make or break a photo session. For outdoor sessions, I like to start photographing early evening about an hour before sunset or early morning (15 minutes before sunrise) in order to take advantage of the best light possible. This time of the day is known as Golden Hour when the light is… Continue reading 3 Tips – How to Prepare for a Family Session | Buffelsbaai Beach Shoot

Pet photo session at Myoli beach Sedgefield with garden route photographer moi du toi photography
Dogs, Land & Seacapes, Pet Photo sessions

pet photography | Ben + Simon | Myoli Beach Sedgefield

This is Ben, he is a big dog with a big heart, the feisty tan coloured dog is Simon, they are the best of friends. Sometimes Ben has sleepovers at Simon's house when his human has to go out of town. Ben misses his human a lot, this sometimes makes him sad and melancholy. Simon's… Continue reading pet photography | Ben + Simon | Myoli Beach Sedgefield

bnbphotography, holiday house photographer, holiday accommodation photography, airbnb photographs, sedgefield photographer
holiday home photography, Interiors

Tips on how to prepare your holiday home for airbnb photography

“When people went on vacation, they shed their home skins, thought they could be a new person.”― Aimee Friedman, Sea Change When you're browsing the net for holiday accommodation, there’s nothing quite as off-putting as a photograph of a dimly lit, outdated, badly decorated, cluttered room. Ugh! Who wants to spend their holidays there? The… Continue reading Tips on how to prepare your holiday home for airbnb photography