PHOTOGRAPHY

BELIEVER

“Believer” First things first I’mma say all the words inside my head I’m fired up and tired ofView full post »

SPRING PORTRAITS, ANNELIZE

The sweet, quirky and gorgeously shy Annelize graced my lens again, and I’m so happy she did because these photosView full post »

SPRING PORTRAITS, MEGAN

Photographing someone who’s willing to be a little silly with themselves is always fun, and generally we get aView full post »

SOPHIE’S MATERNITY SESSION

Photographing another photographer was, for me, initially a daunting thought. Sophie is as lovely as she is a brilliantView full post »

SPRING PORTRAITS, BLAINE

Little Blaine is just 20 months old and was woken up for his shoot – as could be expected it took a bit of coaxing andView full post »

TEAMWORK MAKES THE DREAM WORK

Sometimes in life you get a little lucky … sometimes you get a lot blessed! I was blessed and honoured to be able to,View full post »

SPRING PORTRAITS, PATRICK

Sweet little Patrick, who’s all of three, had a Spring Portrait Session with me this last week and I reckon heView full post »

SHEARD FAMILY SESSION

The Sheard family bid on and won their Lifestyle shoot during a fundraiser for Kingswood College earlier this year,View full post »

CREATING A LEGACY

“The goal isn’t to live forever, it is to create something that will.” ~ Chuck Palahniuk SpringView full post »

FRONTIER VETENARY CLINIC

I had a blast creating these awesome brand images for Frontier Vet Safaris, hope they get some great marketing use outView full post »

BUBBLES & THE VAN ZYL FAMILY

Sean surprised Jo with a Mother’s Day session by me – in fact she was doubly surprised as he had discussed itView full post »

LOVELIEST LYN

Lyn modelled for me in pursuit of some extra practice with my Heirloom sessions and she was absolute magic in front ofView full post »

ABBY’S CANDID NOIR

Gorgeous, vivacious Abby graciously agreed to be my model when I needed to practice my boudoir photography, how luck amView full post »

THE ROSS FAMILY

I have mentioned a lot in my Facebook sneak peeks how much I admired the relationship between these three sistersView full post »

MILES FAMILY FUN

I am blessed. These special people drove through from out of town and planned a whole weekend around our shoot – andView full post »

LUCKIEST MAN ON EARTH

Carla-Jo is a gentle gem of a soul who’d family also holidayed at our amazing Riet River during our childhoodView full post »

THE CUTEST LITTLE MAN

This shoot was gifted by my son’s Grade R class to the best teacher in the world as her end of year ChristmasView full post »

LOVE LIVES ON

My brother, sister in law and sweet nephew Ross … wow they just grow like little weeds don’t they, even nowView full post »

A GREAT DAY

Somewhere along the line this very sweet shoot from December fell through the cracks, and while I was looking for itView full post »

MY MOM. MY ROCK.

I cannot write about the people I love without balling my head off. My mom, especially, is one of those, and as I sitView full post »

ELLA V BRIDES

Elmarie Vos has launched the beginning phase of her dream as a fashion designer, Ella V, her bridal boutique where sheView full post »

WALKING WITH SUNSHINE

My heart and creative tank were topped up today by my sweetest little sunshine girl – she was my keen bundu bashingView full post »

ROSS FAMILY BEACH FUN

It was so lovely meeting and photographing the Ross family this Summer. I really enjoyed the sister /women interactionsView full post »

A HAPPY REUNION

Joyce and her family had a Grahamstown family Christmas and relaxed ‘big family’ holiday over this pastView full post »

GAILEY FAMILY GOALS

Mel was one of my first bookings of the holiday season, she booked early, we discussed what she wanted out of the shootView full post »

MONKEYTASTIC HOLIDAYS

I’m enjoying their ages more and more … there was more beach time, more fun time, more playing together time,View full post »

FOSTER FAMILY INSPIRATION

Dearest Jackie and her gorgeous family was another fave from my December work – they were home from the Congo and choseView full post »

KOLESKY LOVE

Honestly, this was one of my favourite shoots from the holidays … nothing make my mom heart happier than to meet such aView full post »

A SUMMER WEDDING

On a sweltering, but gorgeous day in Grahamstown in mid December, Lottie and Si became husband and wife. I wasView full post »

THE BEYLEVELD BOYS

Getting up at dawn to take family photos takes a special client – fortunately I have a good few of those! MichelleView full post »

THE GLANVILLE FAMILY

It’s sort of amazing to see someone you grew up with become a parent – Jonty and I have been friends since weView full post »

THE HAPPY HOLDERS

The lovely Holder family grabbed my last session available in Grahamstown at the end of last year, and with a littleView full post »

A CHRISTENING

Each time I looks at this little precious girl in her Christening gown I find myself smiling and having the warm andView full post »

THE VENTER FAMILY

Puppies and three year olds … two of my favourite things … especially a little ‘Tomboy’ girl after my ownView full post »

bellissimi fiori

I’ve never been a ‘girly girl’, but I have always loved flowers … drawing, painting and photographingView full post »

LOW KEY, FAMILY LOVE

This special family honoured their matriarch on her special day with a low key, intimate family shoot atView full post »

6 MONTHS YOUNG

I have said it before and I’ll say it again … you know you’re doing it right when you can smile as youView full post »

BEAUTIFUL BUTTERWORTH LOVE

I had a vision for a sister shoot … and these fabulous girls helped bring that to life, along with the rest of theView full post »

MY SPECIAL K!

The sweetest, kindest, most precious girl on the planet is 10 days away from turning 5! Time goes so quickly it scaresView full post »

THE JACKSON FOUR

It’s no secret. In fact … it’s ALL OVER social media … I fell in love with another man! And he’sView full post »

LOVELY AMELIE

The sweet and fun Appelt family bought their lovely Amelie a mini session for her 13th birthday, and got in on theView full post »

HOFFMAN MAGER FAMILY

This dynamic duo have produce a gorgeous little firecracker of a girl! She’s feisty, cute, sweet, funny and justView full post »

CLAIRE & DANIEL

This sweetheart mom and son are such a great little team. Claire, who’s a single working mom, making thingsView full post »

MEIHUIZEN CREW

My mini sessions have been wonderfully received by my fans and followers, it’s been so great meeting new familiesView full post »

THE WESTCOTT FAMILY

The Westcott family took advantage of my mini session special that I ran over the last two months this year, we had aView full post »

THE CONNAN FAMILY

The Connan family are fairly new in town and they moved a long way. Originally from Uitenhage, Annelise and I jokedView full post »

ANGELIC ENGELBRECHTS

I was very honoured to have had the privilege to shoot this sweet family’s first ever family shoot. WOW. AndView full post »

AMELIA.

Sometimes it takes me a little bit longer to get to editing my own concept shoots … partly because I’m editingView full post »

THOMPSON MAGIC

I met Cheryl a few days before our shoot when I went out to their beautiful farm to scout for some pretty places for usView full post »

IT’S A JOURNEY

Sometimes it’s good for my soul to do something unexpected for someone who needs it … just because I can.View full post »

THE BEST SISTER LOVE

These gorgeous little sisters have such a special, precious love for each other … it’s such a blessing and such aView full post »

RIKA & MICHAEL

This beautiful woman, mother of three, wife, model, stylist and icon has been an pleasure to work with and toView full post »

HEAR THEIR PLIGHT

Each year I choose to donate my design and photography services to an organisation for a full year, for the last twoView full post »

TOWARDS THE SUN

Sometimes when life gets you down you just need to create something beautiful and meaningful and that helps pull youView full post »

MY LITTLE BOY BLUE

My darling boy, I love you more than words could ever hope to say, I only hope you see the love and joy I do in theseView full post »

JUDITH, MY BELLE

I haven’t physically seen or spent time with this lass for almost two years … it’s been two years too long,View full post »

HAPPY BIRTHDAY HOMEGROUND

My fave coffee place recently turned 9! To celebrate they created a lovely giveaway so their fans and social followersView full post »

RICHARD & ABBY

Richard looked dashing and Abby just stunning on the even of his Matric Farewell … nothing sparkles quite as brightlyView full post »

LOST IN THE DARK FORREST

Down the road from my parent’s farm is a burnt pine grown … of course I saw magic in it and luckily for me I haveView full post »

I AM PAM

I am sure that by now you are used to seeing the ‘I am Pam’ campaign launched by Pam Golding South AfricaView full post »

GRAHAMSTOWN PROPERTIES BRAND IMAGES

Dearest Jillian, who is a partner at Grahamstown Properties, and despite her protests in opposition of of theView full post »

DOLD & STONE BRAND IMAGES

Dold & Stone hired me to revamp their images entirely, from their logo and branding through to their website andView full post »

DYNAMIC TALENT BRAND IMAGES

Dynamic Talent Acquisition is a local Grahamstown human resources and recruitment company. I had the privilege ofView full post »

DONSI & ANNA

My beautiful cousin and her beautiful daughter are so sweet together. I love their playful relationship … Dons you haveView full post »

BEAUTIFUL BABY B!

Little Barbara B is 3 months old in these shots … I got so completely mushy seeing her sweet face and little cutenessView full post »

MY SPECIAL K!

This happy little morning face inspired an impromptu portrait shoot to capture this cuteness … I just couldn’tView full post »

THE MERRY MAREES

Kerry received a photography voucher from her Play School class of 2015 to celebrate her and thank her for loving ourView full post »

MY MOM, MY ALL …

No words and no actions could ever describe the depth of the love I have for my mom. Our relationship, like most, hasView full post »

A BUCKLANDS BIRTHDAY

My sweetest boy is about to turn six. SIX! I can’t quite believe it. Yet when I look at him I and his sweetView full post »

HANNA AND MORNÉ

I met Hanna and Morné on the afternoon of the shoot … and they fit together so well you’d never say so, but theirView full post »

ART AT THE HIGHLANDER

WRITING: KERRY PETER • IMAGES: ROBYN OOSTHUYSEN Classic • Vintage • Collectable Art, wine and jazz … what better tonicView full post »

THE BEAUTIFUL TYSON FAMILY

I met the Tyson family out at their pretty pineapple farm to photograph them in the most stunning light. Jill, a selfView full post »

FABULOUS FLETCHERS

Road tripping to take family photos has to be one of my favourite things, but having an awesome travelling pal is justView full post »

THE VAN RENSBURG FIVE

THE VAN RENSBURG FIVE Our paths have been crossing since our oldest children were born, be it through Play School,View full post »

BEAUTIFUL BABY BOSCH

Beautiful little Barbara was born on the 6th of April this year. Having photographed her parents maternity shoot, itView full post »

SASSY STEWART FAMILY

When my daughter, who’s four, meets someone the same height and gender as herself, they become instant friends. I feelView full post »

DAWN AT RIET RIVER

I have said it before, it takes a special someone to get me out at dawn to do a shoot, and if you’re someone IView full post »

God is Great

I RECEIVED A MIRACLE TODAY

Today I received a miracle. Really. Or as my friends and I joke, for real life, #forreallife! Never do we as humansView full post »

LITTLE LADIES

While out from the UK, Terry-Lin and her sweet family, booked a shoot with me over Easter. These little Madams justView full post »

BLUE-EYED BOYS & THEIR MOMS

Between the mad rush of a UK visit, pending nuptials, finding last minute flowers for the wedding and packing to goView full post »

FEEL THE LOVE

Cherise and Matthys, young and in love, and it shows … they have that something special that will last them a lifetimeView full post »

SEEING WITH NEW EYES

In the wake of losing someone special to me I am seeing a few things from a whole new perspective … I am revelling inView full post »

FOLLOWING IN HER FOOTSTEPS

I got a call from my mom last Wednesday just before 6pm. My gran had died. My first thought was relief that she hadView full post »

LEAP YEAR BABY LOVE!

When Leanne, another local photographer, asked me for a newborn shoot to photograph their special little Leap Year babyView full post »

ELLOUISE & RICHARD

I was humbled to be asked to capture a very special couple and their family as they celebrated their 10 yearView full post »

FUN SILLY MOMENTS TO TREASURE

Inspired by the lovely photographer moms who have created the ‘Wherever I Am With You‘ movement, I decidedView full post »

THE HONEY GLOW

I met Lucy on the day of your shoot, she came by a bit early and took some time to rest and relax in my BnB before weView full post »

THE HAPPY SERFIES

Nothing instills creative confidence quite like a family who have looked forward to booking you since their baby wasView full post »

ALL YOU NEED IS A JUMPING CASTLE. REALLY.

Kiddies parties have become a subculture … and jumping castles the ultimate measure of fun – honestly if you ONLY haveView full post »

A SWEET & SOUR FAREWELL

As the teacher of our Littles, many of her class tot’s moms clubbed together to buy Bridget a special familyView full post »

FORREST FAMILY PETER

I want to tell you a story about this girl I know … we met in antenatal class, she was all wiry and pregnant andView full post »

MY SISTER, MY HERO

Anyone who knows me knows I place family above all else. And sometimes to the absolute irritation of my siblings (IView full post »

HOLDERNESS FAMILY

The Holderness girls initially got hold of me to create a surprise gift for hubby / dad for Christmas – it was touchView full post »

NO MORE STUFFY STAFF PORTRAITS

In keeping with their growing, upmarket and people focused branding, Pam Golding Properties in Grahamstown has cleverlyView full post »

THE CAFFEINIISTA: SOMEONE TO KNOW

“Seek to be worth knowing rather than be well known.” – SANDRA TURLEY I have known this dark andView full post »

CANDACE & GREGORY

It’s difficult to put into words what people mean to me sometimes because of the them shaped space that they fillView full post »

LOVING THE STEWARTS!

What I loved about the Stewart family shoot is that these lovely people are as their photos depict: happy, chilled,View full post »

ART & SOUL

Sometimes you can know someone for years before you finally ‘meet’ them, and sometimes when you meet them later youView full post »

Fresh from the Eastern Cape

One can never quite make a big enough deal about the perfect meeting of minds, epic timing and awesome creativeView full post »

EXPRESS SESH WITH THE MIKAS

When you need something to break the intensity of a full days work, it might seem a little insane to do some MORE work,View full post »

ART FOR YOUR KITCHEN!

From her hands to yours, Madeleine Murray has been bringing you art for your kitchen and home for the last 30-oddView full post »

MOMMY AND ME WORKSHOP

Starr Designs recently launched their ‘Mommy and me’ workshops with a beautiful beading event for mothers,View full post »

SHAW FAMILY WALK

Living in a small town proves utterly beautiful and worthwhile when you manage to make friends with special people suchView full post »

KINGSWOOD PRE-PRIMARY SPORTS DAY

What a lovely, beautiful, fun filled morning watching our little ones run around, have fun and ‘compete’.View full post »

HUNTER & TYLER

I expected an intimidating experience when I signed on to photograph these two beautiful twin boys, Hunter and Tyler,View full post »

LEGO AND WONDERLAND!

My precious little gentleman turned 5 the other day … and in between ridiculously cold, rainy and gloomy weather GodView full post »

NDORO FAMILY FROLIC

Reddie, the lovely and gorgeous mom of this fresh-faced family, was gifted this shoot by a dear friend and fellowView full post »

THE SMALL SIMPLE JOYS

My little boy and I went for a stroll the other day; we were later joined by his dad and sister, but this was outView full post »

WALKING AN AUTUMN MILE

It takes a special lady to raise twins, even more so when the twins make three … and I am privileged enough to callView full post »

ONCE UPON AN AUTUMN DAY

Once upon and Autumn day,  I walked my daughter in sweet sunshine; we held hands and wended our way and I thanked GodView full post »

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FAIRIES & WOODLAND WONDERS

In a beautiful local tea garden, close to Port Alfred and the village of Bathurst, a brother and his little sisterView full post »

THE BEAUTIFUL BELLY

Lace, light, brilliant white smiles and palpable love, that’s what a maternity shoots are made of. Rouvé andView full post »

SUNNY SIDE UP!

As a follow on to the black and white ‘attitude’ shots of the beautiful Dollery crew I thought it would beView full post »

THE DOLLERY FAMILY

Opting for a sunrise shoot, just after New Years, was a great way for me to ring in my photography year! This familyView full post »

AHSLEA BRUNETTE

I was recently commissioned by Pam Golding Properties in to shoot a portrait of their newest face, Ashlea Brunette, whoView full post »

STARR DESIGNS PRODUCT SHOOT

What great practice and great experience shooting some beautiful Starr Designs products. Their scarves and beads areView full post »

THE VOSLOO FAMILY

I had the privilege of photographing my best friends nephews in a ‘grandparents and grandchildren’ shootView full post »

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GRAHAMSTOWN, MY HOME

Grahamstown, a town shrouded in history and with many names for such a small place, is my ‘hometown’,View full post »

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LOVING FARM LIVING

Just a little drive out of town, through the winding Woest hill pass, towards the little farming community of SouthwellView full post »

DES & KEAGAN

There are special people all around us who in their small way make our lives lighter, brighter and instantly happierView full post »

A SUNNY GRAHAMSTOWN DAY

Sunny Grahamstown days bring forth loads of randomly strung together activities that make up a ‘day out’ …View full post »

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LUNCH WITH ROSS

Ross is a proper little boy and also beautiful, gentle, creative and just happens to be my gorgeous nephew too –View full post »

SUNSETS & CURLS

Sunsets on the beach and bouncing cute curls … could life get any better than that? The was sun setting over the river,View full post »

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HAPPY RENÉ

If ever there was sunshine and happiness personified it would come in the form of René … this funny, kind and gorgeousView full post »