Dewald Kirsten

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Matric Farewell – Hiromé

Finally I get to post this stunning Matric Farewell shoot I recently did for these stunning people. Hirome has been in contact with me for months about this, as he had made up his mind that he wants me to photograph this big day and that is that. We shot at the historical Klein Plasie here in Worcester and we had some magic light. Please feel free to have a look and share this with family and friends.  

Engagement Shoot – Lee & Janine

Here we go, finally I get time to load the engagement shoot of Lee and Janine that was done at the stunning Die Eike Guesthouse in Rawsonville. The two of them took a break from their hectic training schedule for the Ironman to come and visit my valley for their engagement shoot. It was a stunning winters afternoon with stunning light here in the valley and we had loads of fun! That is why engagement sessions is so important to both photographer and the couple. Its more a get to know each other session than a photoshoot. We just happen to take cool photos in between. Please feel free to like comment and share this post!  

Worcester Engagement Shoot – Matthew & Megan

I met Matthew and Megan while I was in Yzerfontein to photograph Brent and Genna's wedding at Die Strandkombuis. The have booked the venue and came in for a meeting and bumped into me. Details was exchanged and as they say, the rest is history. We had their Worcester Engagement Shoot at the stunning Die Eike venue in Rawsonville. It was such a stunning day with stunning light. I am really looking forward to this wedding as I think its going to be a big one! Please feel free to like, comment or share this post.  

Maternity Shoot – Lizet & Johan

I recently had the pleasure of capturing a maternity shoot for this awesome couple. They where in Worcester on holiday from Douglas and thought this would be the perfect time for a maternity shoot. We did the shoot on their family's farm outside Worcester. We took a drive up to one of the hills in the area and we where greeted with a spectacular sunset and we had the most amazing light for a couple of minutes. We made the very best of it that we could, and I must say, I am extremely happy with the results. Please feel free to like, comment and share this post.  

Engagement Shoot – Sonia & Jerado

Right, here we go. This has to probably be my best engagement shoot I have done to date. Not that any of my other shoots was bad, but this one will just probably be my most favourite one for a long time. The thing with engagement shoots is that its just a couple shoot, lots of hugs and kisses and giggles and laughs. One rarely get the chance to shoot something different, as not all couples are equally adventurous or open for new things. Well, Sonia and Jerado wanted to do a shoot at Twede Tol in Bainskloof. When we got there it was packed, like most popular picnic spots is on a warm day. People where playing in the river and there was cars and umbrellas everywhere.... Not the ideal spot to do a shoot with people who probably have never been in front of the camera. Once they arrived and we started chatting, the guard at the gate asked us if we don't want to go to the waterfall. Waterfall, well I am always keen for a waterfall! And so where they. After a short hike we reached the waterfall and man was it spectacular! We ended of the shoot with them, myself and Hanro, a fellow photographer, up to our neck in the pool, sopping wet and ecstatic about the shots. well, here you go, have a look and please tell me if you agree with me ;) Here is a behind the scenes shot from Hanro, just to prove what we did .    

Stellenbosch Engagement Shoot – Cecile & Du Toit

I am photographing Cecile and Du Toit later this year. But first we had to do an engagement shoot with them. In our chatting we came up that we wanted to do something a bit different than the normal couple shoot and Cecile, after many hours on Pinterest, came up with a shoot at the local airfield... NICE! So we headed out to the Stellenbosch Airfield and we went and had some fun. Du Toit was dressed in his "top gun" outfit as he called it and Cecile had this cute polka dot dress on. After the airfield we went back to the farm they live, the Fijndraai Estate. We shot all around there in in the stables on the farm as well. To end it off we went into the camp with the foals of the horses. What a better way to end of a shoot than with baby horses and stunning light. Feel free to leave a comment or a like and please share.  

Leipzig Country House Wedding – Nick & Moné

Finally all my edit work is up to date and I can start to share some of the amazing weddings I have done so far. First up is the wedding of Nick and Mone that was held at the awesome Leipzig Country House Wedding venue outside Worcester. Leipzig is one of my favourite wedding venues. The moody feel of this venue is just awesome. Most of it is converted from age old wine cellars and the textures and colours are just amazing. The walls is also decorated with a local artists creations and it adds to the magical feel of the venue. And then the food is also pretty dam great. So if you want to get a really cool wedding venue, look no further. Mone booked me fore her wedding more than a year ago! Moné is the cousin of one of my very first brides! So we have known each other for quite some time! And back then she said allready that I will be the one to shoot her wedding one day. Well that one day came and we had an awesome time! Ons sad part of the day was that Nick's dad passed away just days before the wedding. My condolences to Nick and his family. At her cousins wedding, we did a photo in the main hall at Leipzig and on her wedding she wanted to recreate it, well, that we did! Well I hope you all like the images as much as I and please feel free to like it, leave a comment or simply share it with your friends and family. The original image that was recreated  

Matric Farewell – HTS Drostdy

Here is some images from this years Matric farewell at HTS Drostdy. These two couples made for some really great photos! Have a look and let me know what you think please.  

Engagement Shoot – Worcester Cameron & Kerry-Ann

I did this engagement shoot for Cameron and Kerry-Ann a couple of weeks ago. They are planning a small and intimate wedding in Worcester in September and I am really looking forward to it. The good thing with small weddings is that I can spend lots of time with everyone. I become a friend and sometimes I even feel like a family member at these small weddings. To be honest, for two people that claimed they do not like photos or that they do not look good on photos, I think they look damn fine and very comfortable! So please feel free to let me know what you think.  

Cape Town Engagement Shoot – Matthew & Vicky

I did Matthew and Vicky's engagement shoot a couple of weeks ago. From the word go we had the V&A Waterfront on mind for their shoot. The waterfront is always a cool place and its always busy with lots of different people. I actually want to go for a day and just walk around with my camera and a 35mm lens and just shoot the busy life. We ended our shoot with an awesome craft beer at one of the small restaurants. At this restaurant there was the most awesome wine cellar and we are just glad that the management said we could use it for a couple of shots. I am really looking forward to this wedding in November!  

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