Finally the day of Franita and Peter’s wedding arrived with not a cloud in the sky and more than a few butterflies in my tummy as I knew how much effort Franita (And Peter) had put into the details and all the preparation for the day.
I arrived at Red Ivory wedding venue to see Shavaun from Chocolate Turquoise up a ladder hanging ribbons and crystals in the trees – the details and decor were all taking shape nicely.
The décor was as expected, pretty amazing. Loads of details in keeping with the circus theme (have you seen their guestbook pictures). I just loved everything I was seeing and knew later in the evening it would just look so much nicer with the candles and people to provide the mood.
Franita had chosen to do a bridal boudoir shoot before she got into her dress. She was dressed in her “something blue” we shot some cool pics showing off how sexy she is. I am sure Peter will love them :-)
When we arrived to shoot Peter, he was pretty stressed. You see the groomsmen had changed the time on his watch and he was under the impression that we were 30min late… oops. They burst out laughing and quickly explained which brough back Peter’s trademark smile (Whew). I think Peter was doing ok with not too many nerves from what i could see about marrying Franita.
There were just so many details on the day, I loved the ribbons and bells instead of confetti, the sweet stand, the original photobook, lawn games, the list goes on.
The couple shoot was also carefully catered for by Franita, we were given 2 hours (woohoo) and we shot loads of pics all over Red Ivory before heading off property in the Red Ivory Bentley (Thanks James). After a whirlwind 2 hr shoot, the guests lined up outside the entrance and welcomed the couple with sparklers, amazing!
Thanks Peter and Franita for trusting me to shoot your amazing wedding day. Roland had I had so much fun with you and your friends :-)
I hope you love the sneak peeks, see you when you get back from the honeymoon.
Makeup: Cicilia Kaufman
Videographer: Pink Flower
Cake: Cakes by Cleo
Stationery: Secret Diary
Venue: Red Ivory Lodge