Gone are the days of goofy teenage matric farewells. The kids have serious talent when you put them in front of a camera. Its not often that I get the chance to shoot a pre dance session as my weddings do keep me quite busy. Zandré and Chizél and their friends certainly made up for that. Extensive effort was put into the girls' dresses and the boys' suits.
I thoroughly enjoyed taking these photos and I'm looking at opening my time next year for some more fun. We did their shoot at the very beautiful Meyersdal Eco Estate in the south of Jhb.
What can I say about this young beauty. To be this talented in front of a camera at such a young age is the the kind of stuff you just can't teach.
Young Callum is a tall well-mannered aspiring model looking to reach some big goals. She sure has the door open already. With very little direction she has a very bright look with a strong grasp for what works and doesn't.
I'm looking forward to see where she goes from here! Just remember who was your first Callum!
I enjoy doing these types of shoots. It allows a bit of a breakaway from my weddings and puts a bit more edginess into my own portfolio. How much edge I guess is up to the viewer to decide but non-the-less I had fun shooting this.
We did the shoot in Midstream Estates at the bush park through the Windsor Gate. A quiet and private little forest like area and in the summer full of colour. A great spot to shoot a first timer.
Stephanie is a high school student with big hopes and dreams and as you can see by the photos she is definitely talented in front of the camera. For her first time doing...