MR & MRS VAN DER WESTHUIZEN |makiti cradle of humankind weddingMarch 5, 2014

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Minette & Jan Hugo tied the knot on the 5th of January 2014 at Makiti wedding venue in the Cradle of Humankind area. It was my first wedding for 2014 and I was very excited to start off the year with this beautiful morning ceremony and brunch reception. It was relaxed yet elegant and Minette and Jan Hugo are an amazing couple to work with! I absolutely love a good, school acquintances/online reconnecting, love story and this one is really beautiful.

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MR & MRS LOUW |blades roodeplaat pretoria weddingFebruary 6, 2014

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Jani & Pieter said their vows on the 30th of November 2013 at The Blades Hotel in Roodeplaat, Pretoria. Earlier in 2013 I had an awesome urban engagement session with them in the heart of JHB’s city bowl: Jani & Pieter’s Urban Newtown Session. I knew then already their wedding day would be precious and I had a great time working with them. It was a perfect day – perfect weather and the ambience was just fantastic. Mr & Mrs Louw are a lovely couple and made sure to keep their wedding day personal by having friends’ perform songs for them and spoiling their guests with an extravagant six course meal! Their decor had an elegant French Country Chic theme and I just loved the gorgeous proteas.

Their advice for future brides & grooms is to enjoy the day and not to stress unnecessarily – it’s you and your partner’s dream coming true!

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MR & MRS GREEFF |klip river vereeniging weddingJanuary 29, 2014

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Gerhardus & Antoinette said their “I do’s” on the 29th of November 2013 at Klip River, a gorgeous venue in Vereeniging. The venue has so many beautiful photo locations and I would like to thank the staff for being so helpful – they assisted us with every part of the newlywed session and I can with all honesty say I’ve never received so much help from a venue’s staff before. Antoinette & Gerhardus are the perfect match. They go together like bread and butter! Their fun, down-to-earth personalities made the whole day a blast and I loved all the giggles they shared together. Also, I know I always say this, but I LOVED Antoinette’s wedding dress – that heart-shape detail on the back is stunning. They both looked fantastic! I also adore all the unique touches to their wedding day, for example the paper planes that were used for confetti and of course the lovely E. E. Cummings poem that they framed and hung outside the reception venue. It did start raining right after the ceremony, but fortunately it cleared up a bit and we were able to take all the shots we needed outside in Klip River’s magnificent gardens.

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MR & MRS SMITH |luiperdskloof bronkhorstspruit elopement weddingJanuary 20, 2014

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I’ve always been eager to cover an elopement, so when Jay & Irma contacted me about their small elopement-wedding, at Luiperdskloof Game Lodge in Bronkhorstpruit on the 9th of November 2013, I was beyond excited – and it was everything I thought it would be! Their wedding day was unpretentious & intimate and it was an absolute pleasure to be a part of it. Mr & Mrs Smith both looked amazing – I just adore Irma’s dress with it’s off-white ribbon! Bronkhorstspruit is a very picturesque venue and offered lovely backdrops for the photos.

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MR & MRS MULLER |lombardy pretoria weddingDecember 20, 2013

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Lauren and Leigh are an amazing couple – they are so vibrant and energetic together and their wedding day was filled with pure happiness. I haven’t seen so many guests on the dancefloor in a while; from young to old, all the guests went all out to celebrate this beautiful couple’s precious day. Lauren and Leigh had their wedding at the gorgeous Lombardy Boutique Hotel in Pretoria on the 26th of October 2013.

I adore all the personal touches that Mr & Mrs Muller added to their wedding day – my favourite is the heart shape (made from a piece of Lauren’s father’s clothing) Lauren had stitched onto her wedding dress as well as the exchanging of flowers during the ceremony.

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