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How to find the perfect location for your photo session

How to find the perfect location for your photo session

Choosing a location for your photo session might seem like a big deal but it doesn't have to be difficult. A location usually influences some of the other decisions you will make about your session so it’s important to choose the right place for you.

Here are a few questions to ask yourself when choosing a location:

Erns & Aninke - Mangwa Valley Game Lodge, South Africa

Erns & Aninke - Mangwa Valley Game Lodge, South Africa

Earlier this year, I had the pleasure of shooting the Engagement Session for Erns & Aninke at their Wedding Venue, Mangwa Valley Game Lodge, in South Africa. I had a bit of a debate with myself whether this post was going to be in Afrikaans or in English… but it was such a beautiful story that I decided to write in English so that more of my friends could understand.

Mangwa Valley Game Lodge & Spa is situated in the heart of the Dinokeng Big 5 Game Reserve and is the perfect location for a real South African celebration. The location had such a peaceful ambiance that I was sad to leave. I cannot wait to see what the sunset will look like during their wedding this coming October as the views from the venue over the surrounding area... was truly spectacular. The venue is only a small reason why I'm so excited about shooting this wedding. Erns and Aninke has a way of...