Shireen and Matthias were out from Switzerland with their family in Cape Town for a few weeks and we started off the shoot with a portrait session of their gorgeous daughter, Shania, in celebration of her 17th birthday. We then created some other family portraits until the rain arrived in earnest and ended the shoot. A little bit of rain always makes things interesting...
I photographed Nicky and Lily at my studio - they are both very 'girly' girls and so it was fun to do something pretty and feminine with them. I absolutely love photographing mothers and daughters. Nicky (as all women) kept on going on about how she wasn't feeling very photogenic and would prefer to do the shoot another time but she is so beautiful as she is... there is no time like the present.
Nicky's husband's Marc popped in for a few shots after he finished work so it was great to get a family portrait too.
There was quite a lot going on at this portrait shoot. First the ladies came in to have their hair and make-up done and then the kids arrived - while the kids were fresh, we photographed them and then spent some more time photographing the ladies.
Tarryn took a day off work and came into the studio on her 29th birthday - what a beautiful way to celebrate yourself. She is a gorgeous woman with the most beautiful hair and face and kindest heart.
Her husband, Leigh joined her towards the end of the shoot along with their three doggies for a very brief session - a bit of chaos :-)
After their viewing session, they chose a portfolio box and a tri-frame with three images - I absolutely love getting images printed and off the computer.