Family running on beach sedgefield beach photoshoot
Family Beach Photoshoot, Family Sessions, Group sessions, Land & Seacapes, LIFESTYLE FAMILY & COUPLES

Group Family Session | Sedgefield Beach | Messy Beautiful Chaos

The grandparents booked this session, they wanted a reminder of the entire family on holiday, at the beach and having fun. Granny had plans for a group photo with wooden blocks that spelled out the family name but things did not go as planned... To begin with, it was a crazy windy day, the family… Continue reading Group Family Session | Sedgefield Beach | Messy Beautiful Chaos

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

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Land & Seacapes, Wildlife


“Hold on to your divine blush, your innate rosy magic, or end up brown. Once you're brown, you'll find out you're blue. As blue as indigo. And you know what that means. Indigo. Indigoing. Indigone.” ― Tom Robbins, Jitterbug Perfume   A bird. I wish I was a bird. I could be free. If I… Continue reading FEELING BLUE



  I can hear your whisper and distant mutter. I can smell your damp on the breeze and in the sky I see the halo of your violence. Storm I know you are coming.” ― Robert Fanney     The fields quivering, the skyline a grimace, At any second to bang and vanish with a… Continue reading THUNDERBOLT AND LIGHTNING



I wish you water.” ― Wallace J. Nichols, Blue Mind: The Surprising Science That Shows How Being Near, In, On, or Under Water Can Make You Happier, Healthier, More Connected, and Better at What You Do For years I've lived with the misconception that I'm fun loving, spontaneous and love surprises.  Turns out that's just… Continue reading I WISH YOU WATER

For Beginners - An introduction to depth of field. When I first began to learn how to photograph all I wanted to do was take a shallow depth of field photograph with a blurred background but I didn't know how. To learn more on this subject click this link: #photographytips | @moidutoi
Digital Photography Tips, Land & Seacapes, Wildlife


"Aargh! Stop! No more please..." this was my typical response whenever someone tried, for the umpteenth time, to explain depth of field to me.  I don't think I'm particularly stupid but I just could not for the life of me get my head around what aperture to use for shallow depth of field, what deep depth… Continue reading SO WHAT IS DEPTH OF FIELD?

Seascape, natural light photography, moi du toi photography
Land & Seacapes, Wildlife

TONIGHT I CAN WRITE | Poetry – A Soft Place To Fall

“So, I love you because the entire universe conspired to help me find you.” ― Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist I don't normally post twice in one week but seeing it's Valentines Day tomorrow, I felt a little Poetry would go down well today.  It is yet another Pablo Neruda poem, I promise to give it a… Continue reading TONIGHT I CAN WRITE | Poetry – A Soft Place To Fall

Land & Seacapes

Sunrise skyline silhouette

And yet day and night meet fleetingly at twilight and dawn," he said, lowering his voice again and narrowing his eyes and moving his head a quarter of an inch closer to hers. "And their merging sometimes affords the beholder the most enchanted moments of all the twenty four hours. A sunrise or sunset can… Continue reading Sunrise skyline silhouette