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Birthday session, Family Beach Photoshoot, Family Sessions, Group sessions, LIFESTYLE FAMILY & COUPLES

Family Session | Myoli Beach Sedgefield | Sunset Shoot

Riding on the tail of the swiftly departing summer we managed to squeeze in this photo-shoot with the V family at Myoli Beach before the weather turned too cold. The session was in honour of Grandma's birthday and what a beautiful Grandma she is both inside and out. Watching Mom and Dad kiss is a… Continue reading Family Session | Myoli Beach Sedgefield | Sunset Shoot

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Food photography, Personal Branding

Branding Shoot | Papillon Sourdough Bread | Sedgefield

Not content to keep herself busy running a successful seafront Guest House in Sedgefield, multi talented teacher, writer, poet and seamstress Vanessa Myburgh decided to try her hand at the art of baking her own special brand of sourdough bread. Baking bread in itself is an art but sourdough bread, now that's another challenge entirely.… Continue reading Branding Shoot | Papillon Sourdough Bread | Sedgefield

Couples Photography, Weddings

Intimate Wedding | Cloud 9 | Kim + Alan

Kim and Alan first approached me to photograph their wedding a year ago, there were a couple of unforeseen setbacks but finally the long awaited day arrived and what a glorious day it was. The weather was just right, the location divine and the intimate gathering of a small group of supportive, loving friends and… Continue reading Intimate Wedding | Cloud 9 | Kim + Alan

Family Beach Photoshoot, Family Sessions, LIFESTYLE FAMILY & COUPLES

Family Session | Cola Beach Sedgefield | Cloudy Summer Day

“I found that each time a test was negative, it stopped the dreaming and hoping for a while. Taking the test was a way of puncturing the balloons of hope, because if I didn't, they would lift and lift without any evidence, and their falling back down every month was too painful. Essentially, I took… Continue reading Family Session | Cola Beach Sedgefield | Cloudy Summer Day

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

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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

Couples Photography, Family Beach Photoshoot, Maternity

3 Tips – How to Prepare for a Summer Maternity Shoot

Just a quick heads up, this blog post is a bit of a departure from my normal type of post, mainly because I've been researching SEO techniques and apparently creating relevant content is the thing to do to rank in Google, be discovered by search engines, which in turn helps potential clients and obviously generates… Continue reading 3 Tips – How to Prepare for a Summer Maternity Shoot