Two unexpected visits to the Doctors rooms for two different midgets - and on two different days - my week is now out of sync by two days. I will try my utmost to post what I had planned to, but with the rest of the week being rather packed I am not at all sure.
I will leave you with this pic from Catherine's & Shaun's wedding which I am loving.
I love the two frames, how Catherine is framed in the one half and the hands & train framed in the other half.
I was really chuffed to see we made the September issue of Konfetti, which featured Tracy & Florian's wedding. To have a look click here. (Featured on Page 50)
One thing I love about photographing weddings is the way you feel you've learned so much about a family, after only spending a few hours with them.
There are so many emotions, small dynamics and then the characteristics of people, which are revealed on a wedding day.
Nicky and Graham, who stay in Hong Kong, are such a lovely couple. Their family and friends were so warm and inviting - and some of them just plain ole crazy.
For the creatives, we took a drive a tad away from the actual venue and I am so glad we did - you just can not beat the highveld bush, scattered with giraffe and buck.
I kid you not! In the middle of our shoot, giraffe and buck decided to cross the road and it was such a lovely moment!
It felt almost like a movie set. Oh, how I love South Africa!
Here are a few from their day and I am almost sure there will be a second post to this one.
Loved the antique necklace, which has been passed down in the family, even the box made with love & care.
I also have to mention that on the reverse side of the name tags Nicky had a personalised message for each and every guest
Both pictures (above) taken by my second shooter Paul.
Nicky apologies - I just had to post this I just love the expressions!
For the avid photographers: I usually have my WB on cloud as I find I get warmer colours. On this shot I played with my White Balance. To get the blue tone I set the WB to tungsten.
There it is, the giraffe crossing the road, you can also see him in the horizon in the previous image.
I have been asked quite a few times whether I handover black & white images on the final disc.
Well, the answer is yes, I do.
Basically, I play around to see what B&W treatment suits the wedding I am editing and then run a conversion on nearly every image, so that you have a colour and monotone version of the same photograph.
I have just finished with Simone's & Willem's wedding and thought I would post my favourites, in what I will call my Chocolate Milk B&W treatment.