‘I only have eyes for you.’

I love big fat reflective sunglasses. Especially when worn in situations that allow me to get a little more of the story told in an image. Here a couple of wedding guests were sharing a laugh. I was more focused on their expressions and realised just in time that there was the possibility of getting her reflection in the shot….

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Wedding – Sara & William

Wedding – Sara & William They don’t get much better than this! Sara and William’s day was everything and more that I feel a wedding should be. We had the love, that’s obvious, emotion, check, and then Sara, possibly the most excited bride ever! There were real tears… Real. Tears. It was beautiful, unguarded and sincere and I throughly enjoyed…

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Wedding – Michelle & Matt

I met Michelle about a year ago at the Bokeh Fashion Film Festival where she was working in PR and Marketing. We got to talking and when the subject of her wedding came up I showed her my website and spoke about my unique, documentary approach to telling the story of a couples wedding day. We stayed in touch and…

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Wedding – Jesse & Michelle

Where do I start? What a wedding! I’ve known Jesse and Michelle for a few years and have worked with them through their event company, Sync’d. Simply the most spectacular, dynamic and exciting event company I’ve worked with and indeed some of the most outstanding commercial events I’ve been asked to photograph. So of course being asked to document their…

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Wedding – Carl & Marelize

I recently had the wonderful opportunity to second shoot with Anneli Young Photography. As second shooter I often hear other photographers (not the one’s I’m shooting with of course) say how easy it is to ‘second shoot’ as there’s no pressure on you as a photographer to capture certain moments. I couldn’t disagree more. You see, I approach second shooting…

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Day in the life – Sjaan & Marné

You never know where your next client is going to come from, so I feel you should always be open to opportunities. Marné works at a chemist I frequent… Which sounds a little strange until you understand that as a 46 year old skateboarder I have a few aches and pains, new and old, that sometimes require special attention. I spotted Marné outside…

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Wedding – Johan and Isabelle

This wedding resulted in me making one of my most memorable images I’ve ever captured. But first, let me tell you more about this lovely couple, Johan and Isabelle. Johan is an experienced photographer and works at a specialist photography retail outlet. That in itself, with his experience and knowledge of photography, made it a real privilege to be asked…

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A Day in the life… Carter.

I met Shanna and Pedro a few years back when I was given the wonderful opportunity to photograph their wedding on the west coast of South Africa. We hit it off straight away and had a wonderful time making some timeless photos. When Shanna was expecting we got them into studio to photograph her bump and then when Carter was…

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The story behind this photograph

Johan and Isabelle’s wedding allowed me to make one of my most memorable and poignant documentary photographs I’ve ever taken on a wedding day. After their wedding ceremony there were canapés and drinks available to all the guests at the church. During this time the couple’s two remaining grandmothers sat down to rest while taking in the day’s excitement. I…

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Wedding – Julia and Jaryd

Julia and Jaryd’s wedding was a spectacular day filled with laughter and emotion and broken crockery. It was hot and sunny with a brief rain shower in the afternoon just to freshen things up. I started with the guys where Jaryd had YouTube’d himself the necessary skills to tie a proper bowtie and his sister stuck him in the bath…

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Wedding – Dave and Sapphron

Dave and Sapphron got married on the rainiest Saturday in November 2017 at the lovely Monte Vista venue in Krugersdorp, Gauteng. They weren’t fussed at all by the weather, instead being just so very excited to be getting married. When I say it rained, it really rained, most of the day only letting up for a bit in the afternoon…

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The first (& 2nd) Rule of a Documentary Wedding Photographer

The first rule of wedding documentary photography is: Don’t be shy The second rule of wedding documentary photography is: Don’t be shy Of course you have to be discreet, courteous, kind and focused. But never shy. Let me explain. I remember meeting a professional wedding photographer who when he heard that I strive to shoot a wedding as close to…

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