Family portrait and wedding photographer based in Johannesburg

Relaxed, natural photos captured on location

Welcome! I’m Jeanette. I’m a location-based lifestyle family and wedding photographer, based in Johannesburg. I specialise in weddings, events and family portraits that are natural and full of colour.

Photography has always been a really important part of my life. Not only in the photos I’ve taken of my own family, but the photos that my mom took of us when we were growing up. I believe that capturing moments in time are so important… my kids love paging through our family albums (yes I do design and print one every year).

My favourite kind of a photoshoot is one where I’m able to capture what each person is about. My favourite photos are the ones that reflect the real relationships and love between people. I love the moment when I know that I’m “getting” that connection.

I do photoshoots on weekends in Johannesburg and around South Africa (and I also do destination weddings outside SA).

My latest work

M family photos at Waterfall Estate

M family photos at Waterfall Estate

I met Riona and her family at one of the parks in Waterfall Estate last weekend for some family photos. The park that they chose to do the photoshoot at was perfect! There were pathways all around this little dam and the light was so perfect. I loved the variety it...

Newborn lifestyle shoot at home in Parktown

Newborn lifestyle shoot at home in Parktown

J was 3 weeks old when I met him and his family for a natural newborn lifestyle shoot at their home in Parktown. The photoshoot was organised on a weekend when his grandparents were visiting from out of town so that they could get family photos too. I love that...

Testimonials

A Big Thank You for the beautiful photos. The day has been captured with such warmth and happiness.  We were wowed by our Couple photos! wow wow – they are such stunning photos! Thank you for capturing the joy of our Big Day, capturing our wedding day in the most beautiful way and in perfect mood and tone.
Cydne and Clayton

We cannot thank you enough for the incredible photo’s! You are really amazing!
These are memories that we will treasure for the rest of our lives.
We really enjoyed doing the shoot with you and are blown away by your professional service.
Pienaar family

Thank you for the beautiful photos, I have never thought that I was strong or graceful and you captured that. It was very emotional to see myself in that light.
Hannah