Mari-Louise and Michael, Vlakbult Guestfarm, Free State, South Africa

Posted by on Oct 16, 2012 in Blog, Weddings | 20 Comments

Get ready for a loooong blog post :) Mari-Louise and Michael are dear friends of ours. Michael and Desmond have been friends for many years, they know each other from ‘back then’, the good old days in Bloemfontein, in the Free State of South Africa. Michael and Mari-Louise got together, when I (Antonia) moved to Cape Town in August 2009… So we watched their love-journey for a while. Mari-Louise (we secretly call her ‘the nerd’) is an architect, Michael builds houses and together they make a great team with a solid foundation. The wedding venue was the beautiful Vlakbult Guestfarm in Clocolan in the Eastern Free State. Since Mari-Louise can easily design and plan big buildings, it was an easy task to plan a cute farm wedding. The ceremony was held under eucalyptus trees, the party in a 150 year old sandstone milk shed. We were blessed with more than an amazing sunset. Friends, it was a blast documenting your day!
Much love, dna – Desmond ‘n Antonia

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20 Comments

  1. Anja van Wyk
    October 17, 2012

    like & love
    Baie mooi foto’s

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  2. Kerry
    October 17, 2012

    Congratulations guys, Mari-Louise you make the most stunning bride, I am DYING over your shoes and the dress… gorgeous, everything is gorgeous! And congrats to dna, the photos are mindblowing… you two are so so good at what you do. xxx

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  3. Berna
    October 17, 2012

    LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE IT!!!!
    Dankie vir die BEAUTIFUL foto’s dna!!
    Gaan dit nou vir almal wys!!
    B
    x

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  4. Trynity
    October 17, 2012

    Just so beautiful. Beautiful couple, beautiful venue, beautiful photographs. Everything! Mostly Mari-Louise’s boots though ;)

    Congrats you too. SO very happy for the Groenewalds :)

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    • Trynity
      October 17, 2012

      Oh silly me… “groenewalds” hahahahahha

      Reply
  5. Nadia
    October 17, 2012

    Asemrowend mooie foto’s van ‘n lieflike paartjie!!

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  6. Julia Mukuddem
    October 17, 2012

    ahh la la – beautiful. love the vintage theme … beautiful pics, as usual ..!!

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  7. Lise-Marié
    October 17, 2012

    Sigh. As beautiful as I remember it. Good work Des and Toni!!

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  8. Sonja
    October 19, 2012

    Beautiful!!!

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  9. Lauren Kim
    October 19, 2012

    I adore this wedding – simple elegance. beautifully captured

    Reply
  10. A beautiful wedding in the Eastern Free State, South Africa | Antonia Heil Blog: photography journalism art design food love blog cape town
    October 22, 2012

    […] Desmond and I shot a very sweet wedding of our good friends Mari-Louise and Michael. More pix here. […]

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  11. Lienelle
    October 23, 2012

    Great foto’s julle, baie dankie! Dit wys die gevoel van die dag presies soos ek dit onthou.

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  12. Bruce
    October 25, 2012

    Great job guys! Man that sun was ridiculous!! Brightest orange ever!

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    • Desmond Louw
      October 26, 2012

      thanks Bruce!

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  13. Antonia Heil
    October 27, 2012

    Thanks everyone for such amazing feedback! We love what we do and are soo encouraged by your words :)

    Reply
  14. I love my job. | Antonia Heil Blog: photography journalism art design food love blog cape town
    October 30, 2012

    […] just finished editing a gorgeous wedding we shot two weeks ago. I am so happy that I do what I […]

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  15. Xico Meirelles
    October 30, 2012

    Beautiful album… some exceptional/stand-out individual photos… wonderful rustic/stylish venue, radiant couple – a real ‘feel good story’. Happy for you both & delighted to have Mari-Louise back as one of the ‘pillars’ of MLB. Enjoy, Xico

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  16. Mari-Louise
    October 31, 2012

    A GINOURMOUS OVERSIZED THANK YOU dna! EQUISITELTY FANTABULOUSLY INCREDIBLY FANTASTICALLY SUPERB JOB! **

    Reply
  17. Mari-Louise and Michael’s wedding was featured on www.stylemepretty.com | Desmond Louw & Antonia Heil | dna photographers Cape Town South Africa
    January 18, 2013

    […] an awesome kick-off into the South African wedding season. Have a look at our favourite pictures here. Cheers, dna – Desmond ‘n […]

    Reply

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