The Lisle Family // Home & Llundudno

The Lisle Family // Home & Llundudno

11 December 2017

I photographed the Lisle family and their dogs, starting out at their home in Hout Bay and then heading down to Llundudno beach for the soft evening light. Dogs are such a beautiful and important part of families.

It was a very bittersweet shoot as their oldest dog, Ticka, was 17 years old and had only a few days left to live. 

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Sue and Holly // In Studio

Sue and Holly // In Studio

24 October 2017

Sue came into my studio a little bit earlier this year for a portrait shoot. She started off with having her hair and make-up done and then brought in some of her favourite dresses and outfits to get some different looks. Her gorgeous little daughter, Holly, joined in at the end of the session to get some beautiful mother and daughter images of the two of them.

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Andrea, Warwick, Annabelle (and bump) // Muizenberg Beach

Andrea, Warwick, Annabelle (and bump) // Muizenberg Beach

19 September 2017

I met Andrea, Warwick and their gorgeous little girl, Annabelle, for a shoot at Muizenberg beach on a chilly late winter's afternoon. She is a beautifully busy and curious little toddler who wouldn't stand still for long which always makes for a bit of unpredictability and fun. 

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Sylwia & Family // Camps Bay Beach

Sylwia & Family // Camps Bay Beach

03 July 2017

Sylwia is a mixed media artist who does beautiful and inspiring illustrations and watercolours, some of which you can see here.  She also takes lovely photos of her family but she wanted images where she was included - it seems to be the story of most mother's lives where they are behind the camera and not really included in the photos themselves. 

She was on holiday in Cape Town all the way from Ireland wth her gorgeous little girl and husband - we met fairly early one morning on Camps Bay beach to do a shoot.

 

 

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Taryn, Grant, Ethan and bump // Llundudno Beach

Taryn, Grant, Ethan and bump // Llundudno Beach

13 April 2017

I have photographed Taryn and Grant a few times over the years - back when they were a couple, their wedding day and with their gorgeous little boy, Ethan, when he was a bit younger. 

They were down in Cape Town from Joburg for a few days and we met early in the morning at Llundudno beach when the light was soft and lovely.

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Ana // In Studio

Ana // In Studio

04 January 2017

I did a make-over session with Ana in studio and her gorgeous little family joined in for a few shots at the end of the shoot. Suzanne from Skoonlief did such a beautiful job with her make-up.

 

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Nicky & Lily // In Studio

Nicky & Lily // In Studio

03 November 2016

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. 

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Bayvel Family // Studio shoot

Bayvel Family // Studio shoot

21 December 2016

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. 

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Lisl, Don, Isla and Amelia // In studio

Lisl, Don, Isla and Amelia // In studio

15 November 2016

I photographed Lisl and Don's wedding nearly ten years ago and they now have two most beautiful little girls, Amelia and Isla. I photographed them in my studio a few weeks back. How gorgeous is Amelia? I love photographing little girls in studio as they tend to sit still and love the camera.

Studio work is a bit different to my normal kind of style but it's lovely to shoot in a controlled environment (out of the wind) to get more classic and timeless images where the focus is on people more than the environment. 

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Ingrid, Simon, Jasper and Parvati

Ingrid, Simon, Jasper and Parvati

12 March 2016

I photographed this lovely family when Jasper turned one and now there is a beautiful addition to the family - Parvati; who has also just had her first birthday. 

We met up on a beach in Seapoint early in the morning - one of my favourite times of day to shoot when the world and light begins to wake up.

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