Hello and Welcome To My Blog

I'm a professional photographer based in Durban. I've been shooting weddings since 2010, generally in KZN but sometimes in other parts of the country too. On weekdays I do commercial photo shoots and build websites for companies in and around Durban as well as family shoots.

I also have a creative agency with my fiancé Ruth. We do advertising and design. You can visit us at colinandruth.com.

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Michael & Janine Wedding – Lythwood Lodge

14 October 2015

I had been looking forward to shooting at Lythwood Lodge again, I shot a wedding there about 5 years ago and for some reason hadn’t been back since. I was pleasantly surprised to see that it is still as leafy and colourful as I remember. The wedding co-ordinator Lisé is brilliantly efficient, so definitely check it…

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Coetzee Family – Thompsons Bay Beach

13 October 2015

In November 2012 I shot Danie & Natascha’s wedding at the Boathouse, it was a wonderful day and I remember thinking at the time that they were good fun and had some great friends. So it was a pleasant surprise when Natascha sent me an email saying that the same group of friends were on…

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Adam & Danielle Wedding – Gwahumbe Game Reserve

12 October 2015

It’s always a treat to get away to a game reserve for a day and shoot a wedding, considering I’m a bit of a wildlife photographer too. Adam is from the UK, Danielle is South African. These two are adventurers who like to travel around Africa in their beloved Land Rover, so it only seems…

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Peter & Claire Wedding – Old Halliwell

05 October 2015

Peter and Claire are a wonderful couple who had a beautiful wedding at Old Halliwell in the KZN Midlands. The ceremony was held in the garden overlooking the magnificent view, it was conducted by Beulah who is always great to work with. When Claire told me that they were having an outdoor ceremony at midday…

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Grant & Roxy Wedding – Zimbali

28 September 2015

Grant and Roxy are a full-of-fun couple who had a wonderful wedding at the ever beautiful Zimbali. Roxy is the niece of Lori who is married to John who is one of my life long friends, we were also in a band called Spoonfeedas together for over a decade. Lori wasn’t only a bridesmaid, but…

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Posthumus Family – Ballito Beach

18 September 2015

It’s always a lot of fun taking a drive up the North Coast to one of my favourite beach spots, this time it was to capture the Posthumus family. Maritza and her family were in the area on holiday and decided they’d like to have a photo shoot on the beach. They came prepared with…

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Mlondi & Lindokuhle Wedding – Eden Lassie

17 September 2015

Eden Lassie has such beautiful surroundings, add some great afternoon light to that and a bridal couple and you can’t help but take some beautiful photos. I felt quite spoiled at this wedding because I was also working with a bride and groom who really appreciated good photography and didn’t mind walking in a bit…

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Avi & Sheri Wedding – Coastlands Hotel Umhlanga

11 September 2015

I had been looking forward to shooting Avi and Sheri’s wedding since we did the engagement shoot, they were a great couple who were full of fun. Sheri had her pre-function and got ready at a stunning house on Forest Drive in Umhlanga overlooking the ocean, then she was chauffeured to Coastlands in a Rolls Royce.…

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Lwazi & Steph Engagement – Umhlanga Beach

07 September 2015

Last month I was out doing a photo shoot for Collisheen Estate, one of the wedding venues where I often shoot. The phone rang and a lady introduced herself as a representative of a sports management company, she said that one of the Sharks and Springbok rugby players is getting married and she wanted to know…

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