Parties + Celebrations

Babyshower | Anna and the Bump | Cape Town

Posted by on September 12, 2013 in Maternity, Parties, Personal, Portraits, Recent | 4 comments

Babyshower | Anna and the Bump | Cape Town

My dear friend Anna moved half way across the world from Ireland to be with her love Richard. A few years later, Anna has a beautiful bump and a whole new, strange and wonderful (and sometimes exhausting) world into Motherhood that awaits her. Here are a few pics I snapped up of her when we were walking our dogs at the park and some of her Babyshower hosted by our friend Angela in her stunning home! (Thanks Ang for organising!) In the meantime, Anna has given birth to a beautiful-healthy-baby-girl, Amy Francis, this past Tuesday morning (on...

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Parties | Oprah turns Three | Castle of Good Hope

Posted by on August 19, 2013 in Children, Family, Parties, Recent | 3 comments

Parties | Oprah turns Three | Castle of Good Hope

Little Miss Oprah’s Birthday Party was a beautiful celebration with Family and Friends at the Castle of Good Hope in Cape Town. Mom Michelle pulled out all the stops and got herself and Oprah outfitted as a Princess and Pirate, organised a treasure hunt with Snowwhite, arranged for decadent party treats and even got all the kids that attended to join in the costumes! With a venue that lovely (who knew!?!), even the rain couldn’t damper the party spirit. Here are some of my favourites of the...

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Polterabend | Ilona + Wayne | Omaruru Namibia

Posted by on December 9, 2012 in Couples, Parties, Personal, Recent | 0 comments

Polterabend | Ilona + Wayne | Omaruru Namibia

On a very special and personal trip up to Namibia with my son, I got to attend the Polterabend and Wedding of my beautiful cousin Ilona. The wedding blog post is here. According to Wikipedia: Polterabend is the term for a German wedding custom in which on the night before the wedding the guests break porcelain to bring luck to the couple’s marriage. The belief in the effectiveness is expressed by the old adage: “Shards bring luck” (German: Scherben bringen...

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Parties | Nicola’s “Happy 30th” | Green Point

Posted by on June 15, 2012 in Parties, Recent | 0 comments

Parties | Nicola’s “Happy 30th” | Green Point

When Nicola invited me to her Happiness Party and asked if I could capture some of its moments, I jumped at the opprtunity to try out some really fun shots. The guests had a blast! Everyone was game for our impromptu “photo-booth” dress up pics, and it made for some awesome and interesting photographs. Thanks to Nix for a great night and for organising the...

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