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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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. This is for my image ‘Two Grandmothers’ which I’ve featured on this site before. I noticed that they were sitting in a quiet area and wanted to document how this scene…

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Documentary Wedding – Eyram & Viv

This was a wedding after my own heart. A deep love led to this sincere day. You’ll see it in their smiles, hear it in their laughter, feel the joy though their guests expressions.  Eyram’s words say it best: ‘MY Tim, thank you so much for capturing the moments we missed and the things we did. Viv and I can’t…

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‘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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Documentary 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 myself being invited in amongst…

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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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