family playing on beach during light and airy family session at Cola Beach sedgefield photographer moi du toi
Family Beach Photoshoot, Family Sessions, LIFESTYLE FAMILY & COUPLES

What is Lifestyle Photography?| Family Beach Session | Sedgefield

SPOILER ALERT: This post gets a little geeky so if that’s not your thing and you’re only here for the pretty pictures, ignore the words and simply enjoy the photographs. Most people are a bit vague about what Lifestyle Photography is and often confuse it with Photojournalism. Let’s compare the differences. PHOTOJOURNALISM - Photojournalists tend… Continue reading What is Lifestyle Photography?| Family Beach Session | Sedgefield

dog lying a womans feet during light and airy slice of life family session at Cola Beach by sedgefield photographer moi du toi
Family Sessions, LIFESTYLE FAMILY & COUPLES

Slice Of Life Session | Cola Beach | Sedgefield

I know I’m always saying, “I love when dot-dot-dot happens” or “My favourite dot-dot-dot is this or that”, but jokes aside, Slice of Life family sessions are really one of my favourite sessions to photograph and such fun because honestly anything goes and it's a golden opportunity to capture spontaneous moments. The reason Slice Of… Continue reading Slice Of Life Session | Cola Beach | Sedgefield

fashion model posing on myoli beach sedgefield during a sunset photoshoot by photographer moira du toit
Headshots, Personal Branding

Mankoana Nhlebela | Branding Session | Myoli Beach Sedgefield

Last week I had the pleasure of photographing some of the fabulous outfits designed and worn by the elegant and beautiful Mankoana Nhlebela. Mankoena is the owner of UKARA, an online fashion store that provides simplistic, elegant and versatile ready-to-wear apparel for women. This lady is dynamite! Not only is she passionate about Ukara but… Continue reading Mankoana Nhlebela | Branding Session | Myoli Beach Sedgefield

teenage boys standing family photo shoot brenton on sea knysna
Family Beach Photoshoot, Family Sessions, LIFESTYLE FAMILY & COUPLES

Family Photo Shoot | Brenton on Sea Knysna

Cornel booked this photoshoot with me because she, hubby and their three teenage sons live on a farm and two of her boys were moving far away to study and she needed some updated images of them to hang on her walls as a source of comfort when she was missing them, which of course… Continue reading Family Photo Shoot | Brenton on Sea Knysna

sourdough bread and bag personal branding photoshoot Cola Beach sedgefield knysna
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

light and airy family photo shoot at Sedgefield photographed by moi du toi photography
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

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

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

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