Documentary Wedding – Gordon & Lia

What a privilege it was to be invited amongst friends and family to document a wedding as wonderful as this, held at the stunning Art It Is Gallery in Parkwood. You can discern a lot about a couple from the guests at their wedding, their choice of location and definitely the music! Here is Gordon and Lia’s wedding story told…

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Freedom to Skate

Here are some of my favourite images from Perfect Weather Skates recent ‘Freedom to Skate’ event held in Sharpeville, Vereeniging. Their event had a great turnout and it’s wonderful to see skateboarding’s growth among all communities in South Africa. Find out more about them here: www.facebook.com/Perfect-Weather-Skate

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Documentary Wedding – Victor & Abby – Part Two

Here’s the second part of my documentary coverage of Victor and Abby’s epic wedding celebration! You’ll see laughter, some tears, and bliss all around. Study the frames, see how many other faces and reactions you can see in the images. Focusing on a wedding from a documentary standpoint means that I try and fit as many people and reactions and…

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Documentary Wedding – Victor & Abby – Part One

I still remember meeting Victor and Abby for the first time. They talked about big families, sincerity, and how they wanted their wedding day to be documented ‘as is.’ My photos were to show the laughter and smiles and tears and more. I remember arriving at the bridal room at Glenburn Lodge and seeing all those mirrors! The room was…

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Documentary Wedding – Benita & Brendon

Benita, Brendon and I have all been looking forward to this wedding for a long, long time. Having being confirmed in 2019, the pandemic stalled this wedding for ages! When dates were confirmed and then rescheduled it added to the frustration we all felt and that had become familiar to so many couples over the last year. When we got…

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Documentary Wedding – Evan & Lauren

I love home weddings. You get to celebrate your love and devotion where you live your love and devotion. I met Evan and Lauren during a break between lockdowns in the pandemic near the end of 2020. The big surprise in meeting them was that Evan and I used to skateboard together in Bloemfontein in the late 80s! They were…

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Documentary Wedding – Gareth and Fran

After the wedding drought that was 2020 it was such a pleasure to get out and make photographs again, and what an awesome start to the year it was!  Like so many couples Fran and Gareth had to endure the stress and frustration of postponing their wedding again and again as the lockdown rules and restrictions in South Africa rode…

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WPE Silver Award

I’ve never been one to enter photographic contests but decided to have a go recently and was pleasantly surprised by a silver award from the WPE for Wedding Photojournalism. After that first award I decided to have another go and guess what, got another silver award! This image of the groom is one that makes me smile. So often we…

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Documentary Wedding – Tim & Tam

I was flattered when Tim and Tamsyn chose me to document their day. He is a great photographer and with the sincere love they share, it was always going to be a moving occasion. With all the uncertainty and changes that 2020 and the pandemic brought about I thought it was wonderful that they chose to go ahead with their…

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Jozi Take Over – Photowalk

I joined the gang of Anton, Clare, Andy, David and a bunch of other cool photographers on a walk through the Johannesburg CBD. It was a wonderful opportunity for me to make some images and practice my techniques that I use when documenting weddings. We enjoyed a walk under cloudy skies with a few rays of sunshine popping out here…

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OG BMX – Eduplex

I’ve been friends with Tobie since around 1988 when we were both living in Bloemfontein, South Africa. Tobie was an amazing BMX racer and I was the kind of skateboarder who loved to throw themselves off and over stuff. Tobie recently met up with up with some OG legends in the South African BMX scene for a day of fun…

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Open Window Photo Walk

Open Window’s mission is to deliver creative and critical thinkers who possess the technical, dynamic, professional and multi-skilled capabilities globally required by the creative industries. I was fortunate to be asked to join them on behalf of Fujifilm South Africa at a recent photowalk held in Pretoria, South Africa. We were led by Adriaan Louw, a local architect, who possesses…

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