Stahl Family – Umhlanga Beach

21 June 2018

It was wonderful meeting and spending a bit of time with this fun family. I was told during the shoot by one of the family members that they are all from Georgia, USA. I didn’t get round to asking what brought them to Durban, but whatever it was I’m glad it did. It isn’t often…

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Zayd & Ayesha Maternity – Durban Harbour

19 June 2018

I shot Zayd and Ayesha’s wedding two and a half years ago, it was a wonderful day at the Orient Hall in Durban. I was overjoyed to hear from them again, Ayesha told me that they were expecting their first child soon and would love to do a maternity shoot. They mentioned that a friend…

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Sibley Family – Umhlanga Beach

12 February 2018

I always find it interesting how there are some people who love having their photo taken and some absolutely hate it, some people will pose and smile and others are incredibly awkward. These are obviously the two extremes with most people falling somewhere in between. Is it something to do with self esteem and confidence?…

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McCormick Family – Umhlanga Lagoon

08 February 2018

I started doing the McCormick family shoot at the top of the Umhlanga lagoon, we did photos in the forest and a few on the wooden bridges. When we got to the beach it unfortunately wasn’t easily accessible, the whole beach was completely washed away with the sea going right up to the forest. So…

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Geier Family – Private Westville Home

30 January 2018

Emily came out from Australia to visit her family, and wanted a photo shoot at her home with her mom, gran and other family. I arrived at their home in Westville where I was treated to a little tour, Emily explained that it was the property that her and her siblings grew up on. They…

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Qina Family – Summerveld

23 October 2017

Phelisa and family came down to Durban on holiday to visit family, and brought their baby daughter for a photo shoot. We met up at Summerveld early in the morning hoping to grab a lovely golden sunrise, but instead we got an overcast morning. I love shooting so close to home, Summerveld is so beautiful…

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Bekwa Family – Umhlanga Lagoon & Beach

23 August 2017

The Bekwa family, like many of my other family shoot clients came down from Johannesburg and stayed in Umhlanga on Holiday. They were referred by their friends who I’d done a shoot for not long before them. It was a bit of a windy day so we started at the lagoon and made our way…

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Brink Family – Umhlanga Beach

03 May 2017

Karien and family came to Umhlanga on holiday, they stayed in Umdloti but for some reason we ended up doing their photo shoot in Umhlanga instead. I wasn’t complaining, it was a bit closer to home anyway. She wore a beautiful colourful dress which added some lovely colour to the photos. They are a really…

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Van Staden Family – Umhlanga Beach

16 March 2017

I met the Van Staden family on the Umhlanga beach, they were on holiday from JHB. We did a lovely photo shoot with the grandparents and children, some of the individuals and some different combinations. Towards the end we decided to walk a little way further down the beach for the family to play around…

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Mokaedi Family – Umhlanga Lagoon

07 February 2017

We originally planned to do the Mokaedi family shoot on the beach by the lighthouse, but it was just too windy and crowded. I suggested we head over to the lagoon by the Breakers Hotel instead, we did photos along the pathways, over the bridges and in between the bushes. Lindie is pregnant with their…

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