This was prob one of my favourite weddings but I knew that I would absolutely love shooting this one from the day I met Theo and Lorinda for their engagement shoot. They got married at the Night Jar venue at De Uijlenes, a beautiful wood cabin situated on a dam, with a lovely ceremony area looking our over this same dam.
They decided to make this wedding a weekend affair, and guests were already having a great time together from the friday evening, Theo and Lorinda being the considerate and amazing people that they are gave each person a small care package for a pre-wedding favour, a small bag with headache tablets, energy sachets, super Cs and I am sure many more.
They got ready at a beautiful house over-looking the ocean, the girls upstairs and the boys downstairs, with the most awesome relaxed atmosphere. They also decided to do their first look here and what a truly special moment – it was such a great experience to be a part of this and witnessing the great amount of love that they have for each other.
We then headed over to the venue where the flowers were done by Pippa from Wildflower, and she did an absolutely spectacular job, their bouquets and flowers were just outstanding.
For something different I organised to do their bridal party photo’s with the donkeys who are in the field just next to the venue, super friendly pretty donkeys. They made for the most fun and spontaneous photo’s and I absolutely loved it. But I mean who doesn’t love a donkey – unless they bite of course. We then did a few different spots for their couple shoot and they were an absolute breeze to photograph because their love is so easily captured in photo’s, and they are just two really beautiful human beings.
They did something I really enjoyed as the wedding favours for each guest, a lotto ticket with a little quote that says ‘may your luck be as sweet as ours’ and later in the evening the lotto number were read out – imagine the celebration if someone had won a bucket of money, haha! But such a fun and great idea!
Theo en Lorinda, I absolutely loved every single part of your day. And your love for each other is inspiring and beautiful to watch and witness! May the years ahead stay as amazing as this day was, my wish and prayer for you is that you stay the humble and blessed couple that you are, and I can see what a blessing you are to others. What a great day I got to spend with you! xx
Thank you also to my lovely assistant Chelsea, who always puts a smile on my face while we adventure through the day. x
Venue: Nightjar Venue @ De Uijlenes
Dress: Jeanelle le Amour @ Calegra Bridal House
Decor: All things wedding SA
Videographer: Marnus Tredoux @ Magic Hour Productions
Make-up Artist: Maroche Bester @ Make-up by Che
Flowers: Pippa from Wildflower