29 Dec Umar & Sideeqa, Bloubergstrand
Waking up at 3am to catch sunrise on Bloubergstrand is not easy! Umar & Sideeqa had their wedding at the beautiful Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens. Sideeqa wanted a mixture of indoors, mountains, forest and beach for her wedding photos but due to their wedding being a Muslim wedding and we neede to be back before sunset for the reception, we could not guarantee that we would make it to the beach in time for beach photos as well especially since it was mid-December. We then planned the beach part for sunrise after they returned from honeymoon. We are glad we did, as the wind on their wedding day was just incredibly strong and the beach would not have been possible. Luckily we had our gorgeous venue Casa Labia booked for the couple shoot.
On this cool summer’s morning we drove to Bloubergstrand expecting a beautiful sunrise at 5:30am, but Cape Town being Cape Town surprised us with a misty beach and no mountain! We did not let this get us down and we created stunning dramatic portraits of this even more stunning couple. See their wedding photos here.