Just short of a month ago I was lucky enough to photograph Christy & Rickert's wedding at The Bend in Fort Nottingham, Kwazulu Natal. It was to be my last wedding of 2014, and in all honesty, it was also the absolute best. Christy and Rickert are made for each other and every single moment shared with them is sincerely filled with so much love and happiness.
If there is one thing I take away from each wedding I photograph, it's the feeling of new friendships being formed... Not only between the families involved, but between myself and the wedding party as well, specifically the bride and groom. It is such an honour, always, to share in these very intimate and special moments and I always feel like I should thank you and not the other way around.
My wonderful friend, photography assistant, and second shooter Kristie Greene worked with me again... The duo is becoming more and more comfortable. Thanks again Kristie for all your hard work! It's so appreciated!
Please feel free to leave this beautiful couple a message of love, happiness, hope and endearment if you wish.
"True love is hard to find, even harder to leave and impossible to forget." Over the years we see and meet many people, and to witness love grow from friendship into a marriage is an honour. Mario, whom I have watched grow up from a high school boy, into a college graduate, and now a working bean counter based somewhere in the USA (don't ask me exactly, my geography is terrible), came home over the December holidays to wed his beautiful lady, Ally. It was a surprise announcement that made my heart do flick flacks for them. A few days after they announced that they were finally married, Ally got hold of me to see about doing a photoshoot with the two of them to celebrate their special day. Of course I jumped at this. I felt so incredibly blessed to be let into their bubble of love for a quick photography session.
Congratulations precious Ally and Mario. We wish you many happy years of wedded bliss together and can't wait to hear about your adventures overseas together as a married couple at last.
Several months ago I was able to capture the wedding of some very dear friends of ours. My hubby was a groomsman in the wedding party and so instead of my usual assistant, I was able to work with a friend of mine who also has a keen eye for photography: Kristie Jade Greene. Aside: Keep an eye out for her work, she's is just getting better and better. Bruce and Sadie were married in Cornerstone Church, and the reception, or should I say: "P-A-R-T-Y", was held at Aintree Lodge in Pietermaritzburg. We had a wonderful day being able to share in most of the behind-the-scene's moments with both the bride and groom and it was such a privilege being able to capture the love that was shared between Bruce and Sadie and their families. Here are a few moments from their day.
With the help of my assistant Kristie, we managed to get a photograph of my husband Rowan and I with the beautiful couple. Thanks Kristie. Bruce and Sadie, it was an absolute honour photographing your most wonderful day. We had an absolute ball and are so glad to have shared in your happy memories.
A couple of weeks ago I was able to assist Em Gatland for the wedding of Kate and Leo Hayes. Their special day was to be one of the mistiest experienced in Hilton and this in itself was a lesson to be learned being my first "bad weather" wedding. Shadowing Em allowed me to embark on assisting and second shooting with the mindset of really just soaking everything I learn from Em up like a sponge.
She was very gracious and allowed me to take a few of my own photographs of the bridal couple, special moments and beautiful details in the decor. I had such an amazing time - Em is a wonderful, down-to-earth and beautiful soul which lends a huge advantage to her storytelling as a photographer whether it's weddings, wildlife or adventure photography.
Candice Christie Photography
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