Once upon a time there was this girl who liked this boy. But the boy decided to play it cool and therefore ignored the girl. A few months later the girl bumps into the boy at a dinner party. The girl gets all flustered and blushes. The boy continues to play it cool. They sit […]
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Paul and Victoria decided to fly in from Australia during perhaps one of the hottest weeks in Cape Town since Jan van Riebeeck landed here back in the day bless his heart. I met them for the first time down at Llundudno as we battled a somewhat grumpy Cape South-Easter to get their engagement shoot […]
Marine was so excited about her engagement shoot with Christiaan I thought she might have a quiet heart attack and go belly up. I loved getting her e-mails in the days before we did the shoot because here was a girl who was being seriously enthusiastic – and enthusiastic people are good people. Well, as […]
Okay. So. There the three of us are – Brett, Ali and myself, surrounded by a roaring South-Easter, a wild sea and wave after wave of sand stinging our legs. The engagement shoot is a little more difficult and testing than most because spray off the sea keeps on misting up the lens. So it’s […]
Herman and Marilet are getting married towards the middle of next month at the very scenic Mofam out in the Elgin Valley. A lot of you will remember that it’s also where I shot Rob and Nadia’s wedding. Anyway, I can tell you with complete confidence that Herman and Marilet weren’t feeling like the sharpest […]
The Lanzerac Hotel and I go back a bit. The right hand pillar at the start of the long Lanzerac driveway was the entrance to my tiny one-roomed home during my first year at Stellenbosch. So I was really chuffed when Mary and Charl asked me to shoot their wedding up at this fine Hotel.
My oath. I always say to my couples: ‘Guys, I can ask you to do something, then it’s up to you. You can go for it, or you can stare at me blankly and we can all go for a milkshake.’ So there I was this morning (family in tow) for Shane and Kathy’s engagement […]
In September I’ll have the pleasure of shooting Gaenor and Jody’s wedding. I’m thoroughly looking forward to it. I met Gaenor a few months ago on a hot day out Tableview way. She’s a girl whose taking how she looks on her wedding day pretty seriously. She’s been following a strict eating regime and has […]