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Win Free Wedding Photography

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Win Free Wedding Photography

– A chapter on giving.

I know I’ve said this a thousand times,
but I feel so passionate about the importance of capturing life’s most precious moments.

Every year I try to give back to the universe for blessing me over and over again.  Due to COVID-19, it’s been 2 whole years since I’ve held this competition.  But I’ve been itching to do so and I finally couldn’t wait any longer.

So if you haven’t booked your photographer for your 2023 wedding, submit the survey at the bottom of this post!

Free State Wedding venue

Organictales will offer one lucky couple  a chance to WIN FREE WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY worth R18 000!

 

THE PRIZE

* A Pre-Wedding Shoot with 30 High Resolution Images
* Pre-Wedding Meeting and Discussion
* 10 Hours Wedding Day Photography.
* High Resolution Digital Files on a USB

 

But that’s not all! ORGANICTALES will offer special discounted pricing to anyone who entered the competition but didn’t win! (T’s & C’s apply).
ORGANICTALES PHOTOGRAPHY will also sponsor up to 3 other prizes for people who entered this competition but did not receive first prize.

 

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So how do you enter and Win Free Wedding Photography?

THE COMPETITION:

Couples chosen as finalists must be able to meet with me for a VIDEO CALL interview.

 

  1. All you have to do is fill out the survey at the bottom of this post.

  2. For some extra points you can also go and FOLLOW me on Instagram and like/comment on 5 – 10 of your favourite images on my feed to help me understand which of my photos fall in your favourites list.  This helps me to get a better idea of the style and feel you desire in your wedding photography. Find me @Organictales

  3. Fill out this survey below and send through to competitions@organictales.com and stand a chance to WIN FREE WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY

 Entries valid for weddings taking place any time between March 2023 – Dec 2023.
Competition closes 28 Feb 2023.

 

Since a wedding takes enormous amounts of time to photograph, process and deliver, only couples who complete ALL steps will be considered.  This is a very personal gift and therefore only couples who show genuine interest and enthusiasm will be selected as finalists.

Good luck everyone!!

SURVEY

Please DOUBLE check that your email address is correct. If not I will not be able to respond to your entry.
If you have any problems submitting – please email your answers/images directly to:
competitions@organictales.com  /  info@organictales.com

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If you struggle to submit or do not receive any reply from ORGANICTALES within 7 days of submission, please send an email with your answers and photos to competitions@organictales.com

 

 

*Organictales Photography reserves the right to cancel this competition or disqualify any entry without notice*

 

 

 

 

Tuscan Rose Wedding – Hannes & Cecilia

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 Tuscan Rose Wedding.

We started the Spring Season of weddings at the beautiful Tuscan Rose Wedding venue in Bloemfontein.  With beautiful gardens and beautiful Tuscan architecture, it definitely did not disappoint.

 

How did you meet and what drew you to each other?

Our love story started way back in 2012 when we were just kids attending the same secondary school. We were both very sporty and competitive which created the initial attraction. And the rest is history.

Was your wedding affected by Covid-19 and how?

Yes, we were limited to 50 guests and the curfew were at 10pm which resulted in a shorter wedding. The wedding day in itself is expected to go by very soon but with the curfew it went by even sooner.

What made you choose your venue?

We chose our venue 100% because of the people from the venue. Veronica and Niel are the ones in charge of all the arrangements and from the first visit we felt so welcome and cared for. They went above and beyond to deliver in every aspect, and we could not be more satisfied. And their food is amazing.

Who did your hair and make-up and how did you find them?

My hair was done by Petrie Claasens and my make up by Karle Potgieter – and I had the best in the business. I literally loved every single detail not just on the day but also during the trials and the journey leading up to the wedding.

What was the most memorable moment of your wedding day?

We prepared our own vows and that by far was the most precious moment of the day for both of us.

Tell us something funny about your wedding weekend.

We had a garden wedding with rose bushes surrounding the area and also right next to the aisle where I was walking down to meet up with my then fiancé. I had a long vail and while walking up to the altar my vail hooked to one of the thrones on one of the bushes causing my dad and myself to come to a complete stop. This was funny but also perfect because it definitely broke the silence.

 

If you could change anything from the day, what would it be?

The only thing I would change is the curfew. I just wish we could have had more time to enjoy the day with our guests.

How did you experience you photographer’s service?

We could not be more satisfied. Landi is friendly and a pleasant person to be around. She creates an comfortable atmosphere especially for people like us who are quite uncomfortable Infront of the camera. She has great ideas and always deliver the best product. Definitely going to make use of het services again in future.

 

Service Providers:

Venue:  Tuscan Rose

Bouquets: Cross Country Flowers

Groom Suit: Viléste Couture

Bride Dress: Bridal Emporium

Bridesmaids hair: Clarina Keyter

Bride hair: Petrie Claasens

Bride Make-up: Karle Potgieter Artistry

Photography: Organictales Photography

 

 

Newlands Forest Engagement

Jacques & Joadri Forest Engagement.

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A Cape Town Forest Engagement.
It was a beautiful, windless day in Cape Town.  One of those rare gems.  I thoroughly enjoyed this day – spending it with the sweetest couple exploring one of the most beautiful forests Cape Town has to offer.  This location by far tops my list of favourites and once again it proved why.  Afterwards we made our way over to the V&A Waterfront where we were entertained by some cheeky seagulls and cocktails.

The V&A Waterfront is one of Cape Town’s proud settings, where locals, tourists and businesses come together to hear beautiful local sounds and music.  With a zest of authentic foods and smells, this is a perfect example of our rainbow nation.

 

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Karoo Wedding Vows

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Barrydale.
This was my second time in this little Karoo town.  The first time I just filled up my car and drove through, but this time I stayed to document the beautiful vows of love between Attie & Shané.
The day unfolded with perfect weather and relaxed anticipation from everyone involved.

What a big honour it was to share and experience this day.  Not only were Attie & Shané easy in front of the camera, they also made sure that I enjoyed the day as much as they did.

 

Sit back with a cup of coffee while you wait for this post to load – So many memories to go through!

 

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Thank you to all the amazing service providers who contributed to this beautiful day:

Venue and decor:  Môre Son, Barrydale

Groom Prep: Sorgvry Guesthouse

 

ORGANICTALES Recommended:

Dress Design: Magda Grové
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Make-up & Hair: Jessica Truter
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Jeweller: Van Nierop Juweliers
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Karoo Stories

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The Karoo.  A place with real people, Genuine stories and vast dry landscapes.  It is the canvas that Stanley and Elaine chose for their wedding vows.

As I pulled in to Rooiberg Lodge after a 4.5 hour drive from Cape Town, I could smell the rain hanging over the landscape in thick dark clouds.  There were still a good 24 hours before the ceremony would take place and some rain would be very welcome in this dry, yet rich desert plain.

Stanley and Elaine’s story started 9 years ago.  Both small town kids with a natural love for the big outdoors.  They definitely chose a fantastic venue to express this part of their relationship with friends and family traveling wide and far to attend this one-of-a-kind celebration.

It was most certainly one for the books!

 

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A Fair Wedding

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Words simply cannot explain.  Goosebumps still let my arm hair raise when I think about the strong sense of love that was so overwhelmingly present on this day.  The ceremony was one of a kind.  Rye-lee looked stunning and beyond and their spontaneous laughter, tears and praise filled the canopy of trees under which they promised themselves to each other.

I want to write a whole book on this beautiful day, but I’ll let the pictures do the talking instead.

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To all the vendors that helped make this day special to the couple:

 

Second Photographer, Assistant, Stylist and Friend:  Seven Quarters Photography 

Dress Design: Glara by Shaun Mattig

Make up: Brushed by Shanna

Hair: Ilana Herbst

Videography: Carla De Villiers

 

 

 

The Esrechowitz Kiddushin

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The day Jenna Nadelman and Blake Esrechowitz chose to celebrate their union, started with the hint of celebrations chiming in the wind.  Everything about this day was special.  Excitement and anticipation was creeping in to the toes of everyone about to share this Kiddushin – the jewish word for Betrothal ceremony.

I started the day with Blake and his 14 groomsmen over at Zevenwacht Estate.  The strong brotherly bond between all these men was really something incredible to witness.  Most of them childhood friends supporting and celebrating their friend’s glorious day.
I then made my way to the most beautiful, most calm and caring bride, Jenna.  The girls chatting, laughing and getting excited for the big event.The first tradition was the Bedeken Ceremony.  An age old jewish unveiling ceremony.  After spending a week apart without any verbal contact, the groom and bride see each other for the first time before the wedding ceremony.  This is where the groom lifts the veil of his most beautiful bride to make sure, that he will indeed be marrying his love.

I had so much fun experiencing all the traditions that were to follow – the breaking of the glass, seeing most beauitful Chuppa made by the groom’s mom, under which they recited the seven blessings.  The hora dances were possibly the most fun I’ve experienced at a wedding!  My goodness! So much excitement, love, laughter and emotions!This was certainly a wedding I’ll remember for  years to come!  Loved every second of it.

To Blake & Jenna – MAZEL TOV!

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To all the amazing vendors who contributed to this very special celebration:  Thank you!

Videography:
Cinematographers and story tellers:  Latsky Multi Media

Hair & Make-up: Vanessa Kroeger

Venues:
Groom Prep:  Zevenwacht Estate
Ceremony: Blydschap Farm
Reception: Altydlig

Entertainers: Larry Soffer Magician & Mentalist

Amazing Sound and Lighting: Legacy of Sound

Florist: Flowerheart

Fairylights: Decordacious

Decor: Something Borrowed