Midlands Wedding Archives - Tanya Jacobs Photography
Charl and Kim’s wedding at Cranford Country Lodge

Charl and Kim’s wedding at Cranford Country Lodge

Venue: Cranford Country Lodge
Make up: Blush Pro Make Up – Candice 
Florist: Desire2Hire
Cheese cake: The Farmer’s Daughter
Bride’s Dress: Bride & Co.

You’ll often hear a photographer say they shot such an amazing wedding, that it’s definitely going down in their top 10.
This year, I’ve been so fortunate to have worked with the most beautiful of people and share in their days with my photography. It’s such an honour each and every time and I always go into a wedding day with all my heart.

And then came the Vermolen sisters. I first photographed Kirsty’s wedding in Umdloti in January this year, and in May, I photographed Kim’s wedding at Cranford Country Lodge. These two are so kind, so selfless and so warm, that you can’t help but call them friends and want to surround yourself in their warmth.  Yes, their two weddings were huge highlights for me this year.

Charl and Kim got married at the picturesque Cranford Country Lodge in the Midlands and could not have asked for a more beautiful day. What makes a wedding so special? The love, the laughter and definitely, families and friends.

What made Charl and Kim’s wedding so special for me to photograph? That these two wear their hearts on their sleeves and aren’t afraid to share their kindness, love and warmth with everyone. That every detail was thought of, and every person, including me, the photographer, was made to feel special.

Thank you Charl and Kim, from the bottom of my heart.

Francois and Kim’s Michaelhouse Wedding

Francois and Kim’s Michaelhouse Wedding

Francois and Kim are two of the nicest people I’ve ever photographed. They’re genuine, down to earth and caring. There simply couldn’t be a more perfect pair.

Their wedding ceremony was held at the Michaelhouse chapel and after photographs, we joined their reception at The Shed, a small coffee shop and art gallery in the Midlands.
The converted shed offered such a warm and cozy environment for their laid-back celebrations. It also happened to be one of the coldest days in the Midlands so the coziness of it all was AMAZING!

It was so cold on this day, that I actually lost my wedding ring at Michaelhouse! It flew right off my finger and I only noticed just before Kim was about walk down the aisle.

Fortunately Nats (my assistant, if you don’t already know her) found it!! Thank goodness!

Here’s a peek into Francois and Kim’s day… x

 

midlands-meander-wedding-photographer_0001 midlands-meander-wedding-photographer_0002 midlands-meander-wedding-photographer_0003 midlands-meander-wedding-photographer_0004 midlands-meander-wedding-photographer_0005 midlands-meander-wedding-photographer_0006 midlands-meander-wedding-photographer_0007 Michaelhouse Wedding Michaelhouse Wedding Michaelhouse Wedding midlands-meander-wedding-photographer_0012 Michaelhouse Wedding midlands-meander-wedding-photographer_0014 Michaelhouse Wedding midlands-meander-wedding-photographer_0016 Michaelhouse Wedding Michaelhouse Wedding midlands-meander-wedding-photographer_0019 midlands-meander-wedding-photographer_0020 Michaelhouse Wedding Michaelhouse Wedding midlands-meander-wedding-photographer_0023 Michaelhouse Wedding midlands-meander-wedding-photographer_0025 Midlands Meander Wedding Photographer, Michaelhouse Wedding Midlands Meander Wedding Photographer midlands-meander-wedding-photographer_0028 Midlands Meander Wedding Photographer, Michaelhouse Wedding Midlands Meander Wedding Photographer midlands-meander-wedding-photographer_0031 Midlands Meander Wedding Photographer Midlands Meander Wedding Photographer Midlands Meander Wedding Photographer midlands-meander-wedding-photographer_0035 midlands-meander-wedding-photographer_0036 Midlands Meander Wedding Photographer midlands-meander-wedding-photographer_0038 Midlands Meander Wedding Photographer Midlands Meander Wedding Photographer midlands-meander-wedding-photographer_0041 midlands-meander-wedding-photographer_0043 midlands-meander-wedding-photographer_0042 midlands-meander-wedding-photographer_0044 midlands-meander-wedding-photographer_0045 midlands-meander-wedding-photographer_0046

David and Tricia’s Lastingham picnic wedding | Midlands Meander

David and Tricia’s Lastingham picnic wedding | Midlands Meander

David and Tricia’s wedding was a true celebration of love, friendship, family and faith.

When I first these two, I knew their wedding was going to be exceptional. I was blown away by their love during their engagement shoot (which has since been featured on Ruby and Swallow) but even more blown away on their special day. Tricia was an absolute pleasure to photograph, always smiling and so relaxed!

Their wedding was held at Lastingham in the Midlands Meander and was a little different to most weddings. Guests arrived sometime before noon and were welcomed with soft drinks and the breathtaking views of the Meander under the hot afternoon sun. Shortly after their very memorable ceremony (which almost had me in tears, it was so moving!), guests enjoyed a picnic and later an Easter egg hunt (ladies won!) and a few games on the lawn while the bridal party went off for their creative session.

Guests also got to enjoy the ultra-amazing coffee from Jacksonville Coffee as the Midlands started to cool down. Once the sun had settled and most guests had left and only closest friends and family remained, everyone gathered together for an intimate steak dinner with the newly weds.  Just perfect!

Enjoy the photographs! x

Tanya Jacobs Photography_0114 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0115 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0116 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0117 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0118 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0119 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0120 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0121 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0122 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0123 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0124 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0125 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0126 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0127 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0128 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0129 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0130 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0131 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0132 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0133 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0134 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0135 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0136 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0137 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0138 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0139 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0140 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0141 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0142 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0143 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0144 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0145 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0146 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0147 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0148 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0149 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0150 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0151 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0152 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0153 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0154 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0155 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0156 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0157 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0158 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0159 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0160 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0161 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0162 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0163 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0164 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0165 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0166 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0167 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0168 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0169 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0170 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0171 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0172 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0173 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0174 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0175 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0176 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0177 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0178 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0179 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0180 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0181 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0182 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0183 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0184 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0185 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0186 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0188 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0189 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0190 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0191 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0192 Tanya Jacobs Photography_0193

 

Show some love: 

Bride’s dress: Made by Esther Talbot
Bride’s Hair: Rozzie White
Bride’s Make up: Own
Groom’s attire: Urban
Videographer: Ed Arderne
Venue: Lastingham
Band: Hilton Grieg
Wedding planner: Lynne from Lastingham
Catering: Lastingham
Stationery: Own
Coffee: Clinton Wolter, Jacksonville Coffee, Durban

Reggie & Emily | The Windmills

Reggie & Emily | The Windmills

Reggie and Emily got married on a very cold day in the Midlands and oh, what a wedding it was. I drove up to the Midlands that morning to second shoot for Kelly Daniels, leaving behind anything warm that I owned! But the love on the day and the pure joy of photographing such a beautiful wedding and people eased the freeze. Despite my lips turning blue and my hands red and numb from the cold, I enjoyed every second. Thank you Kelly for allowing me to second shoot with you.

Reggie and Emily were married at The Windmills venue in the Midlands Meander. This has always been on my top 10 list of ‘Must-Shoot-At-Wedding-Venues’ and I’m very proud to say… I’ve booked my first Midlands wedding for later this year at The Windmills! Can’t wait!

Durban wedding photographer Tanya Jacobs01

Durban wedding photographer Tanya Jacobs02

Durban wedding photographer Tanya Jacobs03

Durban wedding photographer Tanya Jacobs04

 

Durban wedding photographer Tanya Jacobs05

 

Durban wedding photographer Tanya Jacobs06

Durban wedding photographer Tanya Jacobs07

Durban wedding photographer Tanya Jacobs08

Durban wedding photographer Tanya Jacobs09

Durban wedding photographer Tanya Jacobs10

Durban wedding photographer Tanya Jacobs11

Durban wedding photographer Tanya Jacobs12

Durban wedding photographer Tanya Jacobs14

Durban wedding photographer Tanya Jacobs15

Durban wedding photographer Tanya Jacobs16

Durban wedding photographer Tanya Jacobs17

Durban wedding photographer Tanya Jacobs18

Durban wedding photographer Tanya Jacobs19

Durban wedding photographer Tanya Jacobs20

Durban wedding photographer Tanya Jacobs21

Durban wedding photographer Tanya Jacobs22

Durban wedding photographer Tanya Jacobs23

Durban wedding photographer Tanya Jacobs24

Durban wedding photographer Tanya Jacobs25

Durban wedding photographer Tanya Jacobs26

Durban wedding photographer Tanya Jacobs27

 

Durban wedding photographer Tanya Jacobs28

Durban wedding photographer Tanya Jacobs29

Durban wedding photographer Tanya Jacobs30

Durban wedding photographer Tanya Jacobs31

Durban wedding photographer Tanya Jacobs32

Durban wedding photographer Tanya Jacobs33

Durban wedding photographer Tanya Jacobs34

Durban wedding photographer Tanya Jacobs35

Durban wedding photographer Tanya Jacobs36

Durban wedding photographer Tanya Jacobs37

 

Durban wedding photographer Tanya Jacobs38

Durban wedding photographer Tanya Jacobs39