Kommetjie Engagement Shoot

Monique & Michael

This Kommetjie engagement shoot was heaps of fun!  We love it when a couple chooses a location that is unique and special to them.

This is exactly what Monique and Michael did when they suggested the old crayfish factory at Soetwater in Kommetjie.  I think the last time I was down there was in my student days.  It was wonderful being back!

We nearly postponed Monique & Michael’s Kommetjie engagement shoot because of the wind.  It was pretty crazy, but you know what, when you have a couple who are there for the fun, then no matter the weather!

It’s very clear that Monique and Michael have a special connection to the place.  It’s also evident that they have a great love and respect for the environment.  Not only that, but these two free spirited,  carefree,  barefooted individuals are just a ball of positive energy. And I don’t think there could be two people more fitted to spend the rest of their lives together than the two of them!

We had so many laughs with Monique & Michael.  From the wind blowing Monique’s dress way up, to semi trespassing, to being on the lookout for fake Rasta gangsters with dogs!  What an adventure!  You kind of know these are good people when they kick off their flip flops and leave them on the beach before the shoot even starts! They too had to put up with our crazy ideas.  We went lurking around the back of the old crayfish factory and found some rather offbeat spots.  This is what we love about shooting in new places.  You definitely see things in a new, creative light.  And this is what excites us!

Monique and Michael,  you are such an amazing couple!  Wishing you all of the best with your wedding plans!

We certainly had a whole lot of fun with you during your Kommetjie engagement shoot, and we hope that you will treasure the memories we made together!

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2021-03-18T21:48:44+00:00

6 Comments

  1. Sheila Moolman March 19, 2021 at 2:57 pm - Reply

    So beautiful and the most special couple, love them so much

    • Selma Ohlsson March 19, 2021 at 3:20 pm - Reply

      Agree! They are totally meant for each other, these two! ♥

  2. Maria Fish March 19, 2021 at 3:16 pm - Reply

    What a stunning location they chose. Photographs absolutely beautiful.

    • Selma Ohlsson March 19, 2021 at 3:19 pm - Reply

      Thank you! It could not have been more perfect for them!

  3. Monique & Michael April 22, 2021 at 1:11 pm - Reply

    Thank you so much Selma & Andre for our stunning Engagement shoot pics. We also could not
    have asked a better couple to do our shoot you guys made us feel so comfortable and at ease from first point of contact and by the time we said goodbye it felt like we have know you guys for years. We love our pics so much thank you for sharing your passion with us can’t wait to share all our pics.

    • Selma Ohlsson April 22, 2021 at 1:20 pm - Reply

      it’s such a huge pleasure guys! You really are such an amazing couple, and because of that, work is not a job for us! ♥

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