Family Portrait Photographer

J Bay Family Portrait

As parents, we’re all too aware of the different social challenges our children have.  Mismanaged social media is a real threat when it comes to what is occupying our children’s time.  I love taking families on a portrait shoot and being reminded that children just want to have fun and it’s up to us to…

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Christmas family portrait session in J Bay

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Christmas is associated with quality family time.  When Nanette and her family were together for Christmas for the first time in eight years, it was important to document the occasion with a family portrait session in J Bay.  Bringing four siblings together with their parents and young children is for many not an option available…

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Family Portrait in Ballito

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“When are you planning your second?” is a question that gets asked now by friends (and sometimes strangers) who have more than one child.  I was hoping this line of questioning will have ended after getting married and having Saharah.  It seems we’re always playing catch up, though.  Once you’d had one the question is…

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considering a family portrait session

It’s that time of year again for your family portrait session.  The kids are growing up fast and it’s important to capture some family time with the whole family.  You’ve booked your photographer, confirmed a location and can’t wait for the session to be over.  For some a trip to the dentist would be less…

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Styled Maternity Shoot

A Styled Maternity Shoot – Umhlanga Photographer It is said that when a woman is pregnant she’s at her most radiant.  It’s an exciting time when a couple find out they’re expecting a little miracle.  It’s a relatively short 40 week period that your baby is nurtured inside the womb during a critical bonding time. It…

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A Great Family Day Out

One of our main reasons for returning to Durban and becoming Ballito Family Photographers was because of the time we wanted Saharah to spend with her remaining grandparents. When considering your next family portrait it’s also a good idea to include grandparents as well.  Having three (or more) generations certainly make for memorable moments.  Booking…

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Our Maternity Shoot

As photographers, we realise the importance of capturing the milestones that shape our lives. We were very fortunate to have the talented Anita Marcus on board to photograph our maternity shoot on the Beluga skippered by ‘Captain’ Tim. It was another idyllic day on the calm Caribbean Sea as we departed the dock bathed in early morning…

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Pre Matric Dance Portrait Session in Ballito

During an extremely busy final year of school, Milan was looking forward to allowing herself the opportunity of enjoying one of the highlights of her senior year.  Her Matric Dance.  The importance of the evening was not lost on her parents who realise how grown up their daughter is becoming.  An informal portrait session at home before…

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Family maternity shoot in Ballito

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Jen and Dom are two of our close friends we met in London.  With their vibrant personalities, it’s easy to feel relaxed and engaged in their company.  We’ve been fortunate enough to document some of their more important milestones including their Wedding in Mauritius and their first maternity shoot in Dorking when they were expecting Isabeau. We decided…

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Durban Family Photographer

Durban Family Photographer

Moving back to South Africa and becoming a Durban Family Photographer was a decision Chanelle and I pondered upon long and hard.  In the end it was time we wanted Saharah to spend with family.  We realised that she was growing up and getting to know her family through Skype conversations and Facebook.  Our family were…

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Top 10 Kid friendly things to do in Ballito

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 gear around with…

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