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Rebecca Groves International Wedding and Portrait Photographer | South Africa, Cape Town

Pieter & Samantha | Wedding | 401 Rozendal

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The world is fast becoming a smaller place. I say this because in capturing weddings I get the privilege to hear stories of each couple and I cannot help but notice how so many love stories can be traced from various corners of the globe.

Pieter spent some of his childhood in Europe, and moved back with his family to South Africa, where he met Samantha, so their wedding day was an international affair.

Pieter & Samantha chose to have their wedding at the stunning venue of 401 Rozendal. With this rustic backdrop, the stage was set for a beautiful day with a jovial spirit and a sense of celebration of Pieter & Samantha’s union.

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Robert & Erika | Wedding | Hathersage Somerset West

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Thomas Merton the poet once penned the words,

“Love is our true destiny. We do not find love on our own, we find it with another”

And what a privilege it was to capture something of this love story – a love that brought a union together from east and west, and a wedding day that will long be remembered. A day that was full of music and poetry, love and laughter. And as the fresh spring buds on the trees showed new life two hearts were celebrating their union.

Robert & Erika decided to have their wedding at the lovely Hathersage in Somerset West, a beautiful setting for a stunning day.

Robert and Erica, thank you for inviting me into your wonderful day!

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Cuyler Family | Baby Photo Shoot

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Meet Keenan & Keren! How precious and sweet are these two?!

When Elana was pregnant, herself and her husband, Anton, were shocked to find out that they were expecting twins! A little girl and a little boy who were born just over a month ago, slightly premature. Anton & Elana really wanted to capture their two new little additions while they were still new born and invited me into their home to capture them all as a new family.

Keenan & Keren were so tiny and as good as gold as they lay their sleeping, occasionally they would also nestle into each other which was just adorable to see!

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Davide & Aimee | Engagement

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For anyone who didn’t know this, The word “photography” was created from the Greek roots φωτός (phōtos), meaning “light” and γραφή (graphé) meaning “drawing”- together meaning “drawing with light”.

It is no surprise then that a photographer’s eye is always in search of the light: the way it balances and reflects, how it dances and shines.

For Aimee and Davide, the weather, location and time of day all came together for a moment of great lighting and I was spoilt not just to be capturing a beautiful couple in a great location – but with some beautiful light to boot!

Aimee and Davide, it was a great pleasure to be behind the lens for you and I wish you all the joy and happiness as you start off your new lives together as husband and wife..

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Juan & Lauren | Wedding | De Uijlenes

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In a magical forest, surrounded by family and friends, Juan and Lauren said their vows. Followed by a spontaneous song dedication and picnic, this natural setting at De Uijlenes was a perfect context to celebrate love, joy and community.

A hearty reception including some touching speeches and a flash mob dance off by the bridal party were some of the special moments that marked the rest of Juan & Lauren’s special day….

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Terrance & Francois | Wedding | Constantia Uitsig

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After listening to Terrance & Francois’ romantic story of becoming engaged in Italy, I just knew their wedding was going to be equally as spectacular – and that it was.

They chose Constantia Uitsig as the backdrop of their special day, their wedding was actually one of the last to take place at this stunning venue, and it certainly didn’t disappoint.

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Macbeth Family Photo Shoot

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I know what it is like to live away from your family.

So when there is a moment when you all get together to see each other it is so special.

I have known Sophie for a while now, and like me, she is from the UK and married a South African, David, and they decided to live here in South Africa.

In December Sophie’s parents, two sisters and brother came over to visit South Africa to enjoy the festive season altogether, and I’m sure the sunshine too!

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Richie & Marina | Wedding | Byron’s Bay, Australia

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I always get inspired when I meet couples that live in the goodness of life. Meeting Richie and Marina in Cape Town a few years ago I very quickly became aware of their zest for travel, love for humanity and passion for each other. Having traveled through South America, Africa and India, they had so many wonderful and interesting stories to tell. Coupled with that, they had recently had a new addition to the family – little Ruby Olivia who had brought such joy to them.

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Niall & Carin | Tokara Wine Estate, Stellenbosch

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I love beautiful wine farms – the wonderful green vineyards, picturesque settings and tranquil atmosphere always make a great wedding that much greater.

Tokara Wine Estate was certainly no different, and what a joy to see a beautiful couple so in love.

Photographing Niall and Carin’s wedding was such a joy right from their preparations, vows, celebrations, speeches.

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Julian & Katia | Parkside School, Cobham, Surrey, UK

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Someone once said, “Romance is the glamour that turns everyday dust into a golden haze”. Well, if that is true then Julian & Katia’s wedding was gloriously golden. Radiantly beautiful, she made her way down the aisle with her father as eyes connected and tears of delight streamed down her soon-to-be husband’s cheeks. These are the golden moments that make weddings glow. After I had captured Julian & Katia for their engagement, I knew their wedding day was going to be a joyous event. As friends and family cheered I couldn’t help but notice this community’s agreement and celebration in their union, and from the first note of singing to the last throw of confetti – joy was in the house!

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