Portrait Photography

Cake Smash Celebration at Happy Hippo

Ensuring the milestones of your second born are also celebrated and recorded as abundantly as your first is not an easy task.  The novelty has worn off by the time second born comes along.  What seemed important at first is no longer a priority and through no fault of their own, your second born is…

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Family portrait session on the beach

Plettenberg-Family-Portrait-Photography

The last time we saw Leigh-Ann and Chris was at a braai in Petts Wood in South East London.  Much had changed since our last meal together.  Having kids is a great indicator of how long it had actually been.  They had increased their clan by two with their daughters Isabella and Matilda, and we…

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Holiday Portrait Photography in J Bay

I met first Johan and his family in December 2016 while they were on vacation in Jeffrey’s Bay.  Living in Johannesburg, a trip to the coast is always met with great anticipation.  Unfortunately it doesn’t happen often enough for Johan who manages to spend a month at the family holiday home when they do make…

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Family portrait along the Kabeljous

December is always a busy time on the coast with families gathering to spend time with loved ones.  Lloyd and family enjoy the annual pilgrimage from Johannesburg and spend several weeks with family at their folks’ holiday home in J Bay.  Having started their own family, a portrait session for this young one was in…

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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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a beautiful maternity shoot

Woman are said to be at their most radiant when they are pregnant.  It truly is a special time as the miracle of life develops within.  I remember being acutely aware when Saharah was born that she was one moment safe and secure inside her mother and the next, exposed to the world.  It is…

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Romantic Engagement Session

Planning the perfect engagement is a personal choice.  Whether it’s on top of the Eiffel Tower or on a secluded beach, we always want to remember the moment we decide to start a life together as husband and wife – if you are planning a proposal and need a Ballito Photographer, get in touch! Tradition…

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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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Stunning Maternity Shoot

I am really loving shooting more and more film and recently I did a family / expecting shoot with Tanya, Greg and baby Joah. We ventured into the forest here in Surrey and bashed our way through a few brambles to get there, but I think it was well worth it! The sun even popped…

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Underwater Maternity

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,…

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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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Matric Dance Portrait in Botanic Gardens

Not known as a traditional Matric Dance Photographer but rather a Family Portrait Photographer, I was excited about meeting Dusayshia and her family.  They could not have been more lovely, even having my family over for dinner that Chanelle is still raving about. Matric is the final year of a young adult’s high school career.  The…

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Maternity Shoot

Having shot many maternity and pregnancy shoots in The Caribbean, we are now available to shoot these sessions right here in the Ballito area – as Ballito Maternity Photographers Although this shoot took place in a villa in The Caribbean, I could definitely imaging doing this sort of thing in one of the beautiful eco-estates…

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They grow up so fast

They grow up so fast – Durban Baby Photographer Children grow so quickly, one minute a baby and the next, a teenager! A regular family photoshoot is a must to capture your family memories along the way.  My step-sister Shireen , a mom of 3 boys, firmly believes that an annual family photoshoot is not…

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