Posts Tagged ‘flowers

23
Mar
14

Anya’s Maternity shoot & Emily’s arrival

At the end of 2013 I had a special on Maternity/Newborn Shoots and Anya Black decided that it was a good idea and purchased one. So on the 5th January, when she was close to her date, she decided it was time to do the Maternity shoot which we shot at the Helderberg Nature Reserve on a very overcast day. Then finally Emily was born on 18th January, which is my mom’s birthday (just by the way) and we eventually did the newborn shoot on the 26th January, 2014 when Emily was only 8 days old. We then did another shoot again on the 16th March (which was my late sister’s birthday). I loved the way that Derrick and Anya included their first child Lilli-Hannah in EVERYTHING and made her feel a part of the whole pregnancy and birth. Lilli-Hannah is crazy about her new sister and about her parents and I hope that you can see the love in these images that I have captured over the course of the 3 shoots.

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959_AnyaBlack_-1013-1Lilli-Hannah sat down and promptly folded her arms and very spontaneously so did mom and dad!

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959_Rainbow-996-1 copyA special feeling of love exists between these two wonderful parents.

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14775669-1Such a close relationship with her mom and so excited to be meeting a new sister.

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15587451-1Nearly there!

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14008254-1Listening to mom’s tummy to hear whether she can hear anything!

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1782088_10152180241877040_888876428_nSuch a lovely close family!

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1779201_10152180184452040_1488051413_nA very special relationship exists between this father and his little princess!  Lilli-Hannah and Derrick having a bit of quality time together!

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1800273_10152180217757040_1821627769_nHolding her and protecting her in the palm of their hands at only eight days old!

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1240376_10152180254517040_472701514_nMom’s precious little newborn daughter, Emily!

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1623571_10152180195097040_48420965_nA new Princess is born!  Hand crocheted silver crown by Laurette van der Merwe.

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998135_10152180249592040_292806926_nOne of the most beautiful gifts is a father’s love!

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11575_10152180204532040_1026311623_nSharpenedEdgesAn angel sent from heaven to bless this little family!

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10080_10152180227557040_422211070_nLilli-Hannah kissing her little sister, Emily’s tiny toes!

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1016416_10152180205452040_574778982_nSharpenedEdgesI wonder what is going through her mind?

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1743478_10152180219677040_760884909_nPrecious tiny bundle of joy in mom’s arms!

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Untitled-2One happy family!

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DSC_0092-1Anya having quality time with her daughter, Lilli-Hannah.

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DSC_0112-1Oh what bliss to just lie there and ‘chill’!

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DSC_0223-1Two very tiny feet that are going to be active soon!

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DSC_0241-1Such absolutely awesome sibling LOVE for her tiny little sister!

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SharpenEdgesX2Mom and Dad’s wedding rings to show how tiny her feet are!

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BlackHands-1All their hands together to show the size of Emily’s hands!

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1902963_10152180251157040_1952823838_nSharpenedEdgesBeautiful sleeping baby girl, Emily! Headband hand crocheted by Laurette van der Merwe.

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Untitled-1 copySisters having a cuddle!

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DSC_0228-1One beautifully happy family all together!

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01
Jul
12

Matthew & Melissa’s Bloubergstrand Wedding

One of my most recent weddings was for Matthew and Melissa who got married in Bloubergstrand at the end of May. Here are some of the images I managed to capture of their special day.

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23
Jan
12

Julien & Tracey’s Fairytale Wedding

This past Saturday I had the wonderful privilege of photographing Julien & Tracey’s Wedding at Lourensford Wine Estate.  I had photographed their Engagement  in November and it was so much fun working with them that I knew their wedding shoot would also be fun.  They were so extremely easy to work with and some times I would ask them to do strange things and other times they would have ideas of their own.  Here is the result of that perfect day with perfect weather, a stunning couple, plus wonderful family and friends to support them. They will be living in France as Julien is a Frenchman and Tracey is South African. I just hope that in the years ahead I may have the privilege of meeting up with them again to catch up on their lives. Thank Julien & Tracey for always being so encouraging and for liking what I do! May your lives be totally blessed in the years ahead!

So in love with each other …

Tracey and Julien toasting each other …

A shower of red rose petals …

A reflection of their love for each other …

Beautiful bride relaxing before the wedding …

What the bride and groom’s feet were wearing …

Stealing a kiss in front of the homestead …

Just jumping for joy because of their happiness of being together forever at last …

Loving reflections …

“I just love you sooooooooo much!” …

On this journey of life together …

Dance like no one is watching you! …

“Stop the traffic …. I need to kiss this girl!” …

Some children who were intrigued by the goings on …

Fruit of the vine …

Enjoying being alone for a little while …

Come over here Pleeeeeze! …

Silhouette expression of their love …

She tripped and fell over her dress and was instantly rescued by her Prince …

Love’s embrace …

Taking a peep into their fairytale through the oak trees …

“You are finally mine and I love you soooo much!” …

Happy together …

A special moment spent between the vineyards as the sun started setting …

“Come back here … you aren’t going anywhere Mrs Louis!” …

“We believe we can fly together!” …

Beautiful Princess leaving to meet her Prince …

They said to me “Don’t worry about giving us a lift back to the reception we just want to walk back alone!”

09
Oct
10

Clem & Xenie’s Wedding

On the 29th May we attended a wedding of an ex-pupil of mine. We did the videography of the wedding plus I did a series of photographs to intersperse with the videography. Here is a selection of my photographs.