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Magical floral Newborn Photoshoot by Velani Venter

Sep 4, 2017
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Photographing newborns has to be one of the most precious and beautiful yet challenging subjects. Self-taught, Secunda based wedding and lifestyle photographer, Velani Venter makes it look enchanting and magical with her signature floral photoshoots. Here is perfect little Emmeri, showing off God’s majesty. Perfection from head to toe. Newborn shoots should be done within the 1st 2 weeks from birth. Being a mama herself, Velani is all to familiar with newborn life.  Clients have the option of booking a session…

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Spring has sprung: A photoshoot inspired by new beginnings!

Sep 1, 2017
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With spring in the air one can’t help but do some self-pruning and internal “housekeeping”. Self-reflection on where you find yourself and where you’d like to go. 2017 has been the year of pregnancy in our lives and July finally brought us our 3rd baby girl. Yes, we have 3 girls! 3 amazingly bubbly, diversely different, future woman of the world. Currently we are in the midst of newborn life, toddler emotions and preschool concert prep. Our home is a…

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Relaxed Newborn shoot with Conrad Hero Photography

Aug 20, 2017
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You may have noticed photos are kinda our thing… I have a phone full of kiddy snap shots, endless memory cards I still have to download and stacks of albums but it’s not just photos, we LOVE good photography too and make it a priority to let the pro’s do their thing when it matters most. That’s exactly why we got Conrad Hero Photography to take some precious newborn photos of our little baby Ava. Only 1 week old at the time…

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Family Maternity photoshoot amongst the Lavender fields.

Aug 11, 2017
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Being pregnant with our 3rd babe has been such an enormous blessing and in so many more ways than just the obvious. One of the biggest gifts baby number 3 has given me thus far has been all the incredible opportunities to meet, collaborate and work with other wonderful woman. From styling my bump, sharing pregnancy and baby must-haves and more, my favourite collaboration has to be our maternity photoshoot! In the past we’ve always made a big fuss when…

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Milk bath Maternity Photoshoot: A Cleopatra moment.

Aug 1, 2017
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Pregnancy circa 2016 / 2017 and Milk Bath Maternity Shoots are all the rage. I completely get the appeal… Unleashing your inner Cleopatra in a time when you are creating life; why not? At 1st I was on the fence; not sure if I should take the milky plunge but then I came across the most beautiful purple roses and I simply couldn’t resist. The purple had me and although I never liked purple much it would become a re-occurring…

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Body Paint inspired Family Maternity Photoshoot

Jun 29, 2017
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Maternity shoots are usually all about the belly, the mommy and the love between the couple that helped create this new little human. When you are blessed to experience a 2nd, 3rd or even 4th pregnancy, siblings add to the joy and while expecting our second little girl back in 2014 we knew we wanted to include big sis, Eliana in a family maternity photoshoot. Being only 2 at the time and naturally camera shy, posing wasn’t really her thing…

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A letter to our 5 year old: Please “donut” grow up (too fast)!

Feb 13, 2017
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A letter to our darling girl, please “donut” grow up, too fast…Today’s your birthday Pickle and it’s kind of a big one. It’s one you couldn’t wait for and one mama still has trouble even believing is here. Turning one whole hand, FIVE, yes 5!How can it be? How have we already shared 260 weeks, 1822 days and 43 728 hours all in the blink of an eye? How have you gone from being the 1st tiny human I ever…

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Ethereal Maternity Shoot By Chanel O Studio Photography

Dec 28, 2016
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For Melissa Bam’s 2nd maternity shoot she wanted to bring the drama while still staying feminine… Teaming up with Chanel Oosthuizen, the creative genius behind Chanel O Photography andPeter Bondesio Couture helped bring this vision to life. Melissa’s loud and comfy style made way for an delicate lace gown and it was time to channel her inner stage persona… Fierce, glamorous and pregnant, the epitome of femininity! (Looking at these images one would never guess pregnancy isn’t this Mamma’s cup of…

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Lia Turns Two: A Secret Teddy Bear’s Picnic

Dec 27, 2016
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Our baby girl turned TWO! I still can’t believe it! Why is it that the older one gets and the more kids you have the faster time goes…? Please, somebody, figure out how we can make time stand still! For now I guess photos will have to do the trick… and if you follow me on Instagram, you might see we like taking a photo or two. That’s why I was over the moon when my amazingly talented friend, Anje-Ilana…

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Alice In Wonderland Inspired Maternity Session

Dec 23, 2016
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Expecting couple Rochelle and Vihann met up with Luna Fay photography for this “Alice in Wonderland” maternity session. The brief was simple, natural looking photos in their everyday environment and although no-one planned for a specific theme, this shoot is undeniably wonderfully quircky and Underlandish. Shooting at home, Zita Park and a random Lynnwood garden were all perfect settings for Rochelle’s radiant red hair and gorgeous blue eyes. Looking even more stunning than usual, pregnancy definitely agrees with this Mamma-to-be. Top Mommy Tip:…

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