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I have a lot to be grateful for, much of it undeservedly I feel. I’m blessed with a family I could not have scripted better. I love what I do and I do what I love. I may not have everything I want, but I have more than I need. Although it has its problems, I live in what is still one of the
Today I thought we could discuss the top 10 kid friendly things to do in Ballito. On holiday with the kids or even a local just wondering what to do? Here are our recommendations based on our personal experience. Please note, that although we are professional photographers we do not lug our
After spending 12 years in the UK, 5 of those shooting weddings, followed by just over 2 years in the sunny Caribbean we have finally settled back in our home country of South Africa to become Ballito Photographers! We are now located up the North Coast of KZN in Ballito and are available to shoot
Here is the second installment of Joanne & Jake's Jewish wedding at The Oyster Box in Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa. Looking back at the pictures really does make me homesick. I love South Africa. I miss it a lot. One of my favourite things about shooting Jewish Weddings is that the dancing
A wedding at the Oyster Box - Jewish weddings are always full of so much emotion, passion, ceremony and love for family. This was the first This was the first Jewish Wedding that I would photograph in South Africa. Joanne & Jake were married at THE OYSTER BOX HOTEL in Umhlanga Rocks, Kwa-Zulu
Despite the torrential downpour midway through our shoot, Claire Morgan produced these amazing images for us when she visited the Turks & Caicos recently. It was so nice to have a friend visiting and to just have a bit of time to show her around and hang out on the beach. Saharah, who is now 17
As we prepare for a our very own family portraits this week, I thought I would touch on the subject of how important getting in front of the camera as a photographer is. Often times it is easy to forget what our clients are feeling and how much preparation it takes for a session. It is also a big
As a photographer do you ever get stuck with how to pose the bride and groom? After your 20th wedding of the year it can be hard to come up with something original to do at every event. I believe that being consistent in your work is key, so I am not suggesting crazy, new poses each and every time.
I know that Photography is my number one passion, but why? Recently I watched a fantastic documentary on Netflix called Happy. In the synopsis they say: "Happy takes viewers on a journey from the swamps of Louisiana to the slums of Kolkata in search of what really makes people happy." What was
Who Are you? You would think that this would be a fairly simple question to answer, however when I look back on my behind the scenes videos and old photographs of myself I truly feel that an epic change has occurred. Change in that life-will-never-be-the-same kind of way. Why? Well, simply due
My husband, Craig, shoots many family portraits week by week at BRILLIANT STUDIOS. I started to get a little jealous. It was time for a portrait session of our own. Sahrah is now 11 weeks old and she was a very good girl during the shoot, even falling asleep by the end of it for all the beach shots!
Here is our gorgeous baby girl, Saharah. She is the light of our lives, so damn cute and yes... it is so different when they are yours! Photographs by Anita at BRILLIANT STUDIOS Turks & Caicos, also photographs by Chanelle & Craig taken at home.