It seems as though spring has decided to give it a miss this year and summer has taken over a little before time. But, hey, who am I to complain? At least I get to make the most of the early mornings and later evenings.
On the subject of the new seasons, here's a quick post from Natalie's and Brandon's gorgeous springtime wedding, at Oakfield Farm.
It is always pleasing to do something a tad out of the ordinary and Natalie's and Brandon's Chinese wedding, with 280 guests, definitely qualified!
Throughout the day, one of the key things that struck me about Natalie's and Brandon's rite of passage, is just how important family, friends and tradition are - all wrapped into one delightful bundle. For instance, the traditional tea-pouring ceremony not only made for some really fantastic photographs, it was quite simply a privilege to behold.
I should also mention I was pre-advised that both Natalie and Brandon were not duly fond of the camera, but, once again, looking through the awesome photos Stella and I captured, I can not, for the life of me, see any symptoms of IHTC (I hate the camera) in evidence.
A bit of a whopper of a post (in terms of images), but, I wanted you to really experience what it was like to be at Natalie's and Brandon's wedding, as well as to demonstrate what rock stars both Brandon and Natalie are!
How gorgeous are the bridesmaids orchid baskets - made by none other than Coral from Blooms on the Boulevard
That look says it all.
...and the laughter. For me, the two bridesmaid's laughing in the background finishes off the image.
I could not decide which one I prefered, curious or chilling? so posted both of this little boy.
We are one week into September. How did that happen?
Well, August was insane. Amongst everything else, it also happened to be the month we had to enrol Oliver into school. (Yep, big school next year).
Finding a decent government school in our area proved to be a rather time-consuming and nerve-wracking exercise! Fingers crossed, however, we will finally get him into our school of choice.
I found a spare few minutes, (that statement in itself is incredible), so I thought I would share:
This image of Julian was rewarded 3rd place in the Portraits category of the African Photographic Awards, announced two weeks ago. I have been oblivious to this, as I was unable to attend the awards evening. So, a little happy dance in celebration of the belated news.
...and here's to September being a less stressful month!
Last week I was especially fortunate to host a second workshop with Dror and, on that note, I’d like to extend my many thanks to all 25 participants and our Rockstar, who attended Re.Invent II at Forum Homini.
To be totally honest, I was yet again a nervous wreck, but, after the first few questions my nerves seemed to settle.
Here’s my shot from the day, but, from what I’ve seen coming in for critique, the participants’ images blow mine to smithereens.