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Engagement Session George – Hennie & Jacobu

Couples

I am not big on watching television, so I had now idea that Hennie entered the very popular Afrikaans reality program ‘Boer Soek n Vrou’.  I met Hennie when I was the photographer at his twin brother’s wedding two years ago.  I received Jacobu’s enquiry just after they got engaged and was curios to see how the young lady looked that stole Hennie’s hart.  I did a bit of ‘research’ on Facebook and there it was, apparently their engagement was kinda news and I soon learned why, their story is a unique one, one for the books!

I only remember Hennie as the brother that loved to dance, the one with the twinkle of mischief in his eyes.  Seeing him with Jacobu was just super sweet, the way he playfully made her feel super special.  Jacobu is just a sweetheart and the most memorable about her is the fact that she does not know how pretty she is and that in itself just makes her even more beautiful.  She truly is beautiful from the inside out. From her first email I just knew that it was going to be awesome to capture their wedding, I can hardly wait!

This ‘Boer’ does not need to ‘soek’ anymore, he found his soon to be ‘Vrou’

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George Forest – Extended Buitendag Family

Family Portraits

Second large family session for the day with the Buitendag family. They have one of our best local tea gardens in the area, Die Oupastorie Groot Brakrivier.  If you have not been there before, treat yourself and go have a look.

I just love the location we selected for their family portraits, it suited this stunning family perfect!  Treasure these precious times of all being together, family is so precious.

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George Forrest and Beach Maternity – Bianca

Maternity

Oh wow, I just loved this session.  Bianca went above and beyond to prepare for this session and that makes me feel appreciated and respected as professional. May you be blessed with this little one on the way.  Enjoy every minute of this precious time while he is growing safely under your heart.

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Garden Route George Forest Family Session – Auret Family

Family Portraits

Having a bit of fun at yesterday’s family portrait session. Angie and I have come a long way in our friendship. She shared a very emotional time in my life with me and was a constant support in that difficult time.  It was a privilege to capture these portraits for her and her family.

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Garden Route George Forest Portraits – Du Toit Family

Family Portraits

Handsome family in the perfect forest setting!  You are just becoming more gorgeous as the years go by.  Thank you for a stunning session, I could have spent the whole day with you all!

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Garden Route Far Hills Wedding – Jade & Mariska

Weddings

I thought my last wedding for the season was going to be on the 7th of May, but then Mariska contacted me on the 18th of April.  Mariska and Jade are from the Northern Cape and was in the Garden Route planning their wedding for the 28th of May, when she phoned me I asked very surprised if it was for 2016?  Yes for 2016, a wedding planned in one single week!  Everything just came together perfectly!  Their only request was to have their couple portraits taken before the ceremony as they wanted to celebrate with family and friends directly after the ceremony.  I fortunately convinced them to do just a few portraits after the ceremony, so glad we did, the light was gorgeous! Congratulations to a beautiful couple and thank you for sharing your special day with me. The Far Hills Country Lodge provided the perfect backdrop for the beautiful sunset portraits. I again got the chance to work with Eon from Eon Media, cannot wait to see the video.  Wilna ensured that the bride looked absolutely stunning and thanks to Melany the bridesmaids looked gorgeous, always a pleasure to see you.

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Fancourt Winter Wedding George – Rick & Yvonne

Weddings

Another beautiful heartwarming story of love!  I have been blessed to capture this beautiful winter’s morning wedding at Fancourt in George. Although it was rainy and cold outside, the love between these two was warmly celebrated with family and friends. Congratulations Rick and Yvonne, may God bless you! Make up by the talented Maryke Fourie.  Flowers and decor by Hannelie, a dear friend of Yvonne.

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Garden Route Couples Portraits – Hugo & Chantell

Couples

Such a special occasion, this young couple are newly weds from Mpumalanga.  Chantell is such a natural beauty, totally in love with the man on her side.  The way she looks at Hugo, you can truly see that she totally adores him.  I hope that you have a blessed honeymoon and enjoy these images captured.

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George Family Forrest Portraits – Groenewald Family

Family Portraits

I loved every moment of this family session with the Groenewald family. We reschedules this session twice! So glad we finally got the perfect time! After the main family session we had a session with Lizette and her horse. Working with the natural light from different angles was very rewarding, I love the final ones we got at ‘golden hour’

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Fancourt George – Godwin & Nicky

Weddings

Godwin and Nicky’s 10th year anniversary was a true family affair.  Nicky planned everything to the finest detail, a job well done!  This was the most lively and joyful reception I have ever attended.  At times I was so transfixed by the enjoyment, I wished I could join in on the dance floor.  Thank you for an awesome evening.  May you be blessed for the next ten years and beyond!

 

Venue: Fancourt, George

Flowers & Decor: Marietjie Braaf van Flowers 4 U

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Garden Route Wedding George Fancourt – Stuart & Adri

Weddings

It was such a pleasure to work this couple, I was blessed to their wedding photographer.  Everything was planned to the finest detail. Adri was a stunning, relaxed bride and totally in control, everything was neat and tidy when I arrived at Fancourt where she got dressed. Ever since Adri was a little girl she dreamed of her pink, autumn leaf wedding.  Her dream came true on her and Stuart’s wedding day at Fancourt in George.  May you be blessed in your life together.