Category Archives: Families

Conradie | Gift to you | Paarl, South Africa

¨You don’t choose your family. They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them.¨ — Desmond Tutu It was an absolute perfect morning when I had the privilege to capture this growing family. This little family reminded me how special the bond is you share with each other, how your souls grow together...

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    Monk family | Harmony | Cape Town, South Africa

    “In family life, love is the oil that eases friction, the cement that binds closer together, and the music that brings harmony.” – Friedrich Nietzsche All the way from America this incredible family wanted to capture their visit to one of the wonders of South Africa and maybe the world. Although I only spent a...

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      Lente | Possibilities | Malmesbury, Western Cape

      “A new baby is like the beginning of all things — wonder, hope, a dream of possibilities.” — Eda J. Le Shan From the start Anke and I brainstormed and imagined the exact same thing for Lente’s new born shoot, but the little studio we ended up creating in their house exceeded our expectations completely....

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        Expecting Lente | Forever loved | Durbanville

        ‘May you always know, little one, that you were wished for, longed for, prayed for, and will be forever loved.’ This little family close to my heart is expecting their 2nd miracle. What a privilege it is to see the people around me become the parents they were always meant to be. In Afrikaans Lente...

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          Olivia | Felt so complete | Cape Town

          “When he finally was placed into my arms, I looked into his precious eyes and felt an overwhelming, unconditional love….I never felt so complete and empowered in my life.” – Gisele Bündchen An inspirational little family that I have had the privilege of walking a journey with. The love that you experience when in their presence...

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            Barnard | Until one has loved | Stellenbosch

            “Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.” -Anatole France Ruan & Kyra two moved to Cape Town a year ago and live on a beautiful farm and what is the best thing to do when you have a view like this? Well get a golden retriever of course. I...

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              Matthews | A forever love | Cape Town

              “I feel like I finally understand how family love is. Tangled, wounded, and wonderful. Imperfect. A forever love.” – Hannah Tunnicliffe It is amazing how life makes you cross paths with some people more than once and I am a total believer that there is a bigger reason for that. This beautiful family warmed my...

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                Esterhuizen | Masterpiece | Melkbosstrand, Western Cape

                “Individually, we are vastly unique, but when put together, we are a total masterpiece.” I don’t know if you remember this incredible family, but I had the privilege to be invited into their home to meet the new addition to their family. Their house is out of a magazine and exactly what I dream my...

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                  Du Plessis | About giving | Durbanville

                   “Life is beautiful. It’s about giving. It’s about family.” – Walt Disney I have walked a path with these two, from their first four legged musketeer and now their at their 5th musketeer that turned one last week. What a honour to walk a journey with a growing family. Samuel’s smile right through this shoot...

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                    Gerhard, Lize & Olivia | A blessing | Cape Town

                    “Having a place to go is a home. Having someone to love is a family. Having both is a blessing.” – Donna Hedges On a perfect afternoon, without a breeze, the golden rays dancing on the water and the most incredible mountains illuminated. This little family reminded me how special the bond is you share...

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                    Stoop | The greatest title | Franschhoek, Western Cape

                     “One of the greatest titles in the world is parent, and one of the biggest blessings in the world is to be one.” – Jim Demint It has always been one of the most amazing callings these two felt; that they would one day adopt and be loving parents to a child who was sent...

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                      Mouton | In family life | Bloubergstrand

                      “In family life, love is the oil that eases friction, the cement that binds closer together, and the music that brings harmony.” —Friedrich Nietzsche Life sometimes allows you to cross paths with people that will actually walk an unexpected journey with you and because of that I have to share a magical shoot that has...

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                        Torr | The cement that binds | Karoo, Northern Cape

                        “In family life, love is the oil that eases friction, the cement that binds closer together and the music that brings harmony.” – Eva Burrows A family close to my heart that made me fall in love with the Karoo all over. A special place where the simplicity of nothingness that surrounds you stretches as...

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                          Mowzer | Love overflows | Stellenbosch

                          “Love overflows and joy never ends in a home that is blessed with family and friends.” One of the most jaw dropping family shoots that left me feeling like I was a little part in their family fairytale. The love and magic that is experienced in this family, danced around like the scattered golden light through the...

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                            Is a Mini session for me?

                            If you’re someone who loves getting your photos taken professionally, but not that keen of being in front of the camera, mini sessions are exactly what you need. I completely understand there might be photographers that don’t offer them – there are others (like me!) who absolutely LOVE them. I completely understand the appeal to capture...

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                              Govender | As you are to them | Paarl

                              “You don’t choose your family. They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them.” –Desmond Tutu There is a beautiful saying; “if it was meant to be your paths will cross again”. This is totally true with the Govender family whose wedding I shot 3 years ago. They have been blessed with the...

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                                Chad, Lauren, Paige & Payton | Cape Town

                                “The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other’s life.” – Richard Bach Life and the interesting journey it is has lead me to cross paths with this beautiful family. The most important trait they share is the love they radiate when spending time...

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                                  Fleitmann | Love in motion | Stellenbosch, South Africa

                                  “Travelling in the company of those we love is home in motion” – Leigh Hunt As the golden rays shined upon the beautiful landscape of Jonkershoek, we climbed into the Jeep and I documented what a typical weekend looks like for the Fleitmann’s. What a privilege to spend an adventurous afternoon with this sweet little...

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                                    Bosman | The compass | Stellenbosch, Western Cape

                                    “Families are the compass that guides us. They are the inspiration to reach great heights, and our comfort when we occasionally falter.” – Brad Henry I met this beautiful family when that little rascal was still in Silke’s belly. Since then I have walked a brief journey with them and the fact that I got to...

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                                    • Silke Bosman

                                      Aaaaahhhh! Love! Jy capture ons familie so mooi. Baie dankieReplyCancel

                                    Grundeling | The only rock | Swakopmund, Namibia

                                    “The only rock I know that stays steady, the only institution I know that works, is the family.” – Lee Iacocca I met Jolandi & Dirk in Cape Town 3 years ago and we instantly became friends, back when they were still peas in a pod. Now they have grown to the 3 musketeers and I...

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                                      Van Der Westhuizen | Hidden treasures| Pretoria, Gauteng

                                      “Family are hidden treasures, seek them and enjoy their riches.” –Wanda Hope Carter This is one of the sweetest families I have had the privilege to photograph. Over the years I have photographed them a few times and every time I see them, the girls just become more beautiful (quirky of course) and such a...

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