Posts Tagged ‘Portfolio’

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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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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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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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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Wedding at The Oyster Box {Part 1}

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 Natal. I…

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The Berkeley – London

The Dior advert with giant pink balloons was the inspiration for Sarah’s wedding – Sarah is French of course! This was the last wedding that we shot in the UK before flying out to Turks & Caicos. Sarah & Nishan’s wedding was held at THE BERKELEY HOTEL in London the day before we were due…

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Turks & Caicos – The Caribbean

Before we became Paradise Beach Wedding Photographers, Craig photographed this wedding at The Veranda resort located on Grace Bay in Providenciales. The light was perfectly pastel pink for the couple portraits on the beach just after the ceremony was over. There is something radiating from this bride that I can’t pinpoint but she looks absolutely…

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Santorini – Greece

Back in August we flew to the small Greek island of Santorini. This place has been on my “places to see” wish list for many years now. It was all thanks to Punam Bean, a fellow wedding photographer who Tweeted about a wedding in Santorini which she was unavailable to shoot. I jumped at the…

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Bridal Fashion on Film

Top Bridal Fashion Photography Durban, South Africa I shot a few rolls of film at a recent bridal fashion shoot which took place at Grove House in London. This has been featured on Rock My Wedding in the UK and on Wedding Chicks in the United States. A few select images will be in the…

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The Andaz – London

Rachael and I met at a Rock My Wedding get together and kept in touch online via Twitter. I fell in love with Rachael’s fabulous mood board when we met to discuss her and John’s wedding. Rachael is very creative and came up with coral, hot pink teamed with black & white stripes for a…

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