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We have moved to Ballito!

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

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The Oyster Box {Part 2}

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

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Our Family Shoot

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

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Getting in front of the camera

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

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Bride and Groom poses

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.

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Feel Good Blogging Challenge

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

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Baby Saharah on the beach

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!

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Introducing baby Saharah!

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.

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Kodak Portra 160

I am starting to really love this film. I was always a Fuji 400H fan but I am growing fond of the warmness of Portra. Taken in Leeward Beach, Turks & Caicos Islands with a Contax 645.

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