“There is something so delicious about the first few lines of a story…
you never know where they will take you…”
We are story tellers.
Our style can be described as elegant, creative, atmospheric, romantic, timeless.
We like to shoot in a way that is unobtrusive and respectful of the day, while making the most of light, space and texture to create beautiful images that capture the story of you.
All great stories are made up of beautiful moments…these are the images we love to shoot! They are honest, real and hold emotion in time.
They say a portrait of a person is a window into their soul. Our approach to wedding portraits is to always bring out the personality of the couple in a relaxed and candid manner. We will place our couples within interesting backdrops and great light with the aim to capture beautiful and natural portraits.
Just like our wedding photography, we aim to show the personalities and connection between our couples in their Engagement photos.Locations are carefully considered and we love the freedom of creativity that comes with these shoots.
We are Etienne and Claire. We live in the Kzn Midlands with our beautiful daughter.
We love the outdoors, learning something new, laughter, spending time with friends and family and great stories (confessed bibliophile and podcastaholic)
We both enjoy being creative with our hands…wood working, drawing, painting, veggie gardening (well… mostly resuscitating the poor veggies)
We push ourselves and each other creatively every time we shoot in the hopes that we will never “get comfortable” and stop growing.
An individual picture is powerful, but a story is just so much better…and since we are both shocking at expressing ourselves with words we are rather drawn to do it through photography.
TP and Enid ~ Engagement.
“Wow! wow! wow! We are so happy with our photos, you really did a great job! We couldn't have asked for better photos. Thank you for the effort you put in to create these beautiful images.”
Our Favourite moment: “ TP and Enid on the same horse riding together in the late afternoon sun - incredibly beautiful moments! ” - Et & C
Chantal and Craig ~ The Chantecler Hotel
“…it was the perfect fit. Could not have asked for better pics.”
Our Favourite moment: “the first dance - epic! Oh and the best game of musical chairs we have ever seen!” - Et & C
Marcel and Shaneen - Drakensburg Gardens
“Thank you Claire and Ettiene for your excellent work. Besides being great photographers, you are great people ✌”
Our Favourite moment: “Shaneen and Marcel lovingly did their own decor to reflect their combined love of reading and the classics and we loved documenting these details. We also absolutely loved playing in the river on their creative shoot!” - Et & C