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

woman playing with dog on Leisure Island Beach during personal branding session photographed by moira du toit of moi du toi photography
People Portraits, Personal Branding, Headshots, Personal Branding Sessions

Personal Branding Session | Knysna | Health Coach

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

light and airy couple beach photo shoot at Sedgefield photographed by moi du toi photography
Couples Photography, Digital Photography Tips, Family Beach Photoshoot, LIFESTYLE FAMILY & COUPLES, PHOTOGRAPHY TIPS

5 Great Tips for Planning your Beach Photo Session | Knysna | Brenton-on-Sea

Practical and helpful tips to help you plan a fabulous beach photo shoot for you and your loved ones.

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Headshots, Personal Branding

Personal Branding Session | Travel Bloggers | Knysna

Seasoned travel professional and former tour operator Louise Pannell has teamed up with friend and colleague Vicky Tricker to start a travel blog called Globetrotting Grandmère. Louise has a cornucopia of travel stories to share after 25 years of researching and arranging exclusive luxury tours for discerning international clients to worldwide destinations. They recently commissioned… Continue reading Personal Branding Session | Travel Bloggers | Knysna

parents and little girl sunset family photo session at Myoli Beach Sedgefield photographer moi du toi
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

Babies & Infants, Birthday session, Family Sessions, Toddlers

Toddler Birthday Session | Sedgefield | Turning 2 is not easy

This recent session was a first for me. A photoshoot for a toddler turning two years old. Big learning curve. Big. Huge. I'm not really one for props during a family shoot but for this one we had a ginormous birthday cake (that Mom brought), a combination of pink, blue and white helium balloons, soapy… Continue reading Toddler Birthday Session | Sedgefield | Turning 2 is not easy

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