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KSENIA AND MAKSIM – Wedding Photoshoot at Botlierskop Game Reserve

To photograph people who are in love is very special. While capturing love stories like this you rub on to their positivity and love.

Ksenia and Maksim traveled to South Africa for their honeymoon after getting married in Russia. They decided to commemorate their trip with a wedding photo shoot at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, just outside Mossel Bay.

Beautiful memories of distant travels in colourful South Africa.

Photos: ©Jenya Zhivaleva Photography
Make up by Yuliya Melnik-Greyling from YMG Beauty Studio

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Carla and Gerhardt Wedding in George

I had the privilege of capturing another unfolding love-story on the breathtaking Garden Route of South Africa.

High School sweethearts Carla and Gerhardt exchanged their wedding vows on the 1st of August 2015, in front of their family and close friends, at the farm-style wedding venue Uitsig.

Utsig is situated at the foot of the scenic Outeniqua Mountains, outside George, and the venue offers a beautiful garden, ideal for wedding photos, with lots of fresh air to keep the nerves calm. There’s also the odd cow and some beautiful trees, which offers the perfect setting to play with the soft afternoon light.

Here are some highlights from their special day for you to share and enjoy!

Photography: Jenya Zhivaleva. Your Foto Story

Dress: Besters’ Bridal Boutique

Make up: Bianca Professional Make Up artist

Hair: Tangled Unisex Hair Salon ( Carinie Grobler )

Venue: Utsig Wedding Venue

Carla and Gerhardt wedding.

I was lucky to capture another love story on the Garden Route at the wedding of beautiful Carla and Gerhardt.

These lovebirds exchanged their wedding vows on the 1 of August 2015 in front of their family and close friends at the farm-style venue Uitsig outside George. Here are some highlights of their special day for you to enjoy!

The full foto-story is on its way!

Photography: Jenya Zhivaleva. Your Foto Story

Dress: Besters’ Bridal Boutique

Make up: Bianca Professional Make Up artist

Hair: Tangled Unisex Hair Salon ( Carinie Grobler )

Venue: Utsig Wedding Venue

MONIQUE AND GERHARD

I will definitely remember Monique and Gerhard’s wedding for a long time to come.

These guys are free spirits and true romantics. Just a few hours before the ceremony Gerhard was still sending Monique love letters and they couldn’t wait to see each other at the ceremony! They were excited like high-school sweethearts out on a first date!

And what a beautiful ceremony it was…

The Barn in Plettenberg Bay was transformed into a wonderland wedding venue: elegant, cosy and quaint.

I thoroughly enjoyed the photography, especially working as a team with talented videographer/photographer Eon Coetzee from Eon Media. I am so excited to see his wedding video.

That day there were so many touching speeches and funny jokes. Things that cannot be completely captured, but lives on in memory for years to come.

Thank you for an amazing day! Your positivity touched me deeply.

Photography: Jenya Zhivaleva. Your Foto Story.
Venue: The Barn, Plettenberg Bay.

Monique and Gerhard Wedding.

I will definitely remember Monique and Gerhard’s wedding for a long time to come.

These guys are free spirits and true romantics. Just a few hours before the ceremony Gerhard was still sending Monique love letters and they couldn’t wait to see each other at the ceremony! They were excited like high-school sweethearts out on a first date!

And what a beautiful ceremony it was…

The Barn in Plettenberg Bay was transformed into a wonderland wedding venue: elegant, cosy and quaint.

I thoroughly enjoyed the photography, especially working as a team with talented videographer/photographer Eon Coetzee from Eon Media. I am so excited to see his wedding video.

That day there were so many touching speeches and funny jokes. Things that cannot be completely captured, but lives on in memory for years to come.

Thank you for an amazing day! Your positivity touched me deeply.

Photography: Jenya Zhivaleva. Your Foto Story.
Venue: The Barn, Plettenberg Bay.

Alina and Sergey’s Wedding on a Surf Tour to South Africa.

Alina and Sergey came to South Africa all the way from Ukraine to join Unravel Surf Travel on a Surf Expedition to KwaZulu-Natal. And guess what, they decided to get married while on surf tour with us! How romantic is that?!

It was a very spontaneous decision, as with so many truly romantic decisions, and preparations for the event only started weeks before the date. What a task! Dreams from Ukraine became reality in South Africa and, from opposite sides of the planet, a special wedding was taking shape!

Even the most challenging projects are possible when you’re part of a dream team. And thanks to our incredible hosts, Ali and Richard, Umzumbe Surf House was transformed into a wedding venue overnight!

We surfed in the morning and in the afternoon we had a beautiful wedding ceremony, on the shores of the Indian Ocean! Alina and Sergey celebrated their union in the company of their closest friends, in a truly special location. Now that’s what I call a memorable wedding!

Photography: Jenya Zhivaleva. Your Foto Story
Place: Umzumbe, KwaZulu – Natal, South Africa.

Nicola and Tinus Wedding.

Nicola and Tinus exchanged wedding vows on the 7th of March, in front of family and friends, at Botlierskop Private Game Reserve, just outside Klein Brak River. It was a real international wedding. Nicola’s family came all the way from Wales to meet Tinus’s South African family and celebrate this special day. Being a foreigner, I know how important it is to share these special moments with family members from home, far away.

I knew that every single moment captured on that day will mean the world to Nicola and Tinus. And to their entire family. No pressure at all! I was on a mission, to quote Nicola’s mother: «to preserve that day through the lens, into an image, so that their special day will always be remembered!» Thank you Nicola and Tinus for a gorgeous wedding!

Photos: Jenya Zhivaleva Photography
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