Babies & Bellies

Expecting Tilly-Mari

Following Liezl and Martin’s amazing Destination Wedding, then their first Pregnancy Shoot and the arrival of Baby Derick, they’re now expecting their second Little!  For her second Maternity Shoot, Liezl wanted to do something that would be fun for Derick, and requested bright, playful colours.  She arranged some kid’s play blocks  and we did the shoot as the sun was setting in the family’s garden. After all of these shoots, Martin has finally been promoted… Continue reading

The (New and Improved) Calitz Family

Little Josh is a dream-come-true for Megan.  She’s been talking about having children from the day we met her, which was just before her Wedding, and her joy shone through beautifully during her Maternity Shoot.  She looks so content and comfortable with Josh, like she’s been doing motherhood for years.  John is often away for his work so he only got to meet his son about a week before this shoot.  It was very… Continue reading

Yolandé ‘s Maternity Photos

Beautiful Yolandé and her hubby, Gareth, treated themselves to a very romantic pregnancy shoot.  The plan was to do half of the photos in our studio, and the other half at a nearby park on the same day, but rain forced us to reschedule the lifestyle shoot for a few weeks later.  The rock dassies and rabbits watched our every move while we frolicked around the park in search of pretty light – a fitting symbol of fertility,… Continue reading

Megan and John’s Baby Belly

Megan and John were married early in 2014.  The couple has since become good friends of ours, and Megan is now one of our favourite photographic assistants, .  They’re excitedly expecting their first Little, a boy!  We did their maternity shoot at the couple’s shooting range (they love guns), and Megan borrowed the dress worn at her wedding by her Maid of Honour – beautiful and sentimental.   And magic happened.  Because a good photographer… Continue reading

The Weir-Smiths Welcome Rachel

The best part of being a family photographer is watching the kids grow.  Can’t believe how fast John has grown since his first and second shoots – he is nearly 4 years old now!  The Weir-Smith family recently welcomed their pretty little daughter, Rachel, and booked some studio portraits to remember her at 1-month-new.    It was definitely one of the more challenging studio sessions I’ve shot….Rachel refused to leave her mom’s arms, and John was crazy… Continue reading

Sibu’s Baby Shower

In anticipation of the arrival of her second child, a baby boy, Sibu hosted a sophisticated vintage-themed Baby Shower Luncheon at Acorn Lane in Sandton.  Precious Celebrations made it beautiful and ensured that things ran smoothly.  Sibu seemed relaxed, happy, and was glowing in her dusty pink dress.  Soon-to-be-big-sister Hlumie charmed the guests with her huge smiles all day, her warm hugs and her insistence on helping her mom open gifts.  She was also treated to… Continue reading

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