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Turks and Caicos Wedding

There are certain times in a man’s life that he’ll remember forever.  Moments that are etched into his memory and remain clear and focused.  You remember the sights, the sounds, the smells and even the taste of the best of these moments.  All your senses seem to become heightened.  Vision becomes clearer and your heart…

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simple wedding on the beach

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Sometimes in life we crave the simple things on offer.  Sometimes all you really want is a simple wedding on a scluded beach surrounded by family.  That is exactly what Holle and Rainer wanted when they planned their wedding in Parrot Cay.  The same can be said about their wedding photos.  They wanted uncomplicated images deviating from…

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so what if it rains on your wedding day

The irony of weddings is that by their very nature they can be quite stressful for many couples.  Friends and family have come together to witness the beginning of something beautiful.  Months of meticulous planning is finally about to bear fruit and there are so many ‘what if’ moments to contend with.  The thing to…

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Beautiful Wedding in Durban North

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Spending much of her time at her aunt’s home, it made sense for Suzanne to have her wedding in Durban North.  Although not an established wedding venue, every detail was taken care of transforming this beautiful home into something that looked like it had been used many times before. Suzanne was clearly in comfortable surroundings…

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Wedding at Rain Farm

A few weeks before their wedding I met Oren and Lindie at Rain Farm.  It was here that I realised their daughter, Ava was in the same school as Saharah and shared aftercare together.  They recognised each other and ended up playing together while sharing a meal.  It was quite a surreal meeting.  Through association…

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Planning a destination wedding

Planning a destination wedding can be quite a daunting task when you’re literally 100’s of miles away. If you’re planning on having a destination wedding, then hiring a local wedding planner is an absolute must.  Having someone in your corner with local knowledge can be paramount to the success of your wedding.  Your wedding planner will have…

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Dream Destination Wedding

Although most Destination Weddings have the same format, as a photographer I’m yet to attend two weddings that are the same. The proverbial rule book on marriage has many years ago been thrown out the window. Some couples are waiting longer to get married and are sometimes in a very good position to fund their…

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Splendid location for a first look

Choosing a dress is one of the most important decisions a bride-to-be makes regarding her wedding. For many it is part of the fantasy becoming reality.  It is her day to be a queen.  A bride’s dress has often therefore been fantasised about for many years.  With this in mind more and more couples are…

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romantic wedding on the beach

For many having a romantic wedding on the beach is their idea of a perfect wedding.  There’s something about being near the ocean that’s therapeutic and calming.  It’s about being close to nature and feeling the breeze on your face as you listen to the ocean lapping at the shore.  This was the setting that…

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dream destination wedding

No matter where in the world I’ve been to photograph wedding’s, they all share one common trait; a higher sense of emotion.  Some more than others, but I’m yet to attend one lacking in emotion.  It can’t be scripted and it can’t be contained.  Your emotions are true and real and when you’re sharing such…

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Rustic Glam Barn Wedding {Part 1}

I can hardly believe that I never got around to blogging this wedding! I suddenly realised when going through my archive recently that because this wedding had been published in Wedding Magazine in the UK that we had never actually featured it here on our own blog! This has to be hands down, one of…

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Durban Beach Weddings

After spending 2.5 years in The Caribbean shooting only beach weddings, I can say that we are truly experts at these now! Choosing a time later in the day is recommended so that you don’t feel the mid day sun beating down as you commit your lives to one another. Be aware of elements like…

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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 starts off right…

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