We all have hundreds of images on our phones or laptops that we love but have never taken the time to print out. What if for some reason they were lost due to phone theft, or a computer crash? What a tragedy that would be and how sad not to be able to pass our… Continue reading 5 Unarguably Excellent Reasons to Make a Photobook
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
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
Ingrid initially reached out to me looking for some headshots for her Get Health Coached website, we arranged a pre-shoot meeting at a divine outdoor coffee shop in Knysna to brainstorm some ideas. Little did I know that not only would I be meeting Ingrid but also a very important member of her team, a… Continue reading Personal Branding Session | Knysna | Health Coach
Practical and helpful tips to help you plan a fabulous beach photo shoot for you and your loved ones.
What do you get when you mix a beachfront super duper luxury holiday house with views to die for, nine girlfriends and lots of champagne?
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
One of my goals during a couples photo session is to portray the emotional connection between the couple and highlight just what makes their relationship unique. I also strive to give my images an informal and natural lifestyle feel. To this end, I ask my couple to complete a brief questionnaire a few days before… Continue reading My approach to couples photography | S & A Couples shoot | Equleni Guest Farm
You'll get no argument from me, young love is beautiful. The freshness of youth, that exhilarating feeling of euphoria, the endless plans for the future when your world and everything in it is covered in golden, sensual, gloriously wonderful fairy dust. However, I put it to you that mature love is just as beautiful, different… Continue reading Mellow Couples Session | Carrol + George | Sedgefield