Lavender Mini-session – Mommy & Me

Mommy and Me sessions, such a beautiful way to celebrate the bond between a mother and her children.

Beautiful mommy, Natasha and her angle Mikaela had their Lavender Mini-session on a perfect sunny day, it truly was picture perfect with such a photogenic pair. I loved every moment, from capturing their love to post production.

The bonds I am blest to witness as a photographer, capturing peoples precious memories will for ever be a honour.

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Lavender Mini-Session – Bodenstein Family

I have had the pleasure to photograph the Bodenstein Family for three years, they are such lovely people always happy and ready to try new and fun things, so naturally when they contacted me to book the lavender mini session I was beyond excited to see them again, especially in this crazy beautiful lavender field.

I love seen how a family grows over the years and having the privilege to capture them as they grow each year is such an honour for me.

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Lavender Mini-Session – Carter Family

I am absolutely crazy about spring and last year I found a beautiful little lavender farm on the outskirts of Stellenbosch, South Africa. I knew I had to do some photoshoots here before it became time to harvest the flowers, so I ran a lavender mini session special and it was just the best time ever. Every time I came home from a photoshoot here I was covered in the scent of lavender.

The Carter family was my last photoshoot in Cape Town and it was so much fun, and adorable little family.

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Cango Wildlife Ranch – My Review

So this is my first official review. The Cango Wildlife Ranch in Oudtshoorn, South Africa.

If you love animals, this is the place to visit. They have a large variety of African animals and friendly guides, that take you on a guided tour trough some of the specialities of the ranch, when you first arrive. The guides joke around with the visitors and are open to any questions about the ranch or its animals, very friendly.

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One of the tour guide talking about the cheetah’s.

With the rare white tiger, not actually an albino, simply a genetic code, as well as tigers, lions, cheetah and many other large wild cats.

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During the tour and all along the walkways you come across interesting facts about the animals and where they came from, as well as their history.

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There are also some amazing encounters you can do and have your photo with some of these amazing animals. Here we have some brave souls going crock cage diving, in stunningly clear water, with these large ancient’s.

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I like to move it, move it! Lemur encounters (feeding). How about having Lemurs jumping around and on you, will hand feeding them and having your photo taken as a keepsake.

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Really worth a visit.

All images, thoughts and opinions by Nikita vdv Photography.

More official images to come soon.