MR & MRS COETZEE |avianto muldersdrift weddingJune 26, 2013

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Chantel & Johny finally tied the knot on the 28th of April 2013 at the luxurious Avianto Estate in Muldersdrift. I just love these two – they look SO great together (it’s like they were made to be in front of the camera) and they are genuinely nice, kind-hearted people. Their The Notebook inspired engagement session in Cullinan, Gauteng last year was probably my favourite engagement session of all time and I knew their wedding day would be special in more ways than I could ever imagine. (Click here to view their Cullinan The Notebook inspired Engagement Session.)

 Elegant Avianto Muldersdrift Wedding Johannesburg Izelle Labuschagne Photography These PRIMARY school sweethearts planned an unforgettable wedding day, filled with beautiful creative DIY elements, stunning elegance and the most lovely heartfelt moments – Johny even sang a song he wrote especially for his bride during his speech!
Not to mention their wedding attire – Chantel’s dress & Johny’s suit was a dream to photograph and we were spoiled with the most lovely sunlight during their couple session; of course Avianto‘s gardens and scenery also never fails to impress.

Can you tell me about your inspiration – how did you do things differently?

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CHANTEL & JON | cullinan e-sessionNovember 1, 2012

posted in E-shoots

Chantel and Jon were so much fun to work with – they are such a lovely & creative couple! I loved Chantel’s idea of an engagement photoshoot inspired by the movie, The Notebook. We decided on Cullinan in Gauteng as the location for their e-session. This was the perfect location with all the old buildings. train tracks and vintage shops. They both dressed the part and Chantel even brought along some of their love letters that’s she’s kept throughout the years!

Here’s Chantel’s version of how they met:

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