South African Wedding & Lifestyle Photographer

© 2019 by Silk Photography.

Nice to meet you!  I'm Zanri, the proud owner of Silk Photography. I am a natural light Wedding and Lifestyle photographer based in Stellenbosch, South Africa. I recently completed my BA Degree in Visual Communication Design at Stellenbosch Academy of Design and Photography, where I majored in Art Direction. 

I started my business at the young age of seventeen with an entry level camera and just one lens. I learned the ins and outs by assisting and second shooting for amazing and talented photographers like Daniel West and Melissa Meyer, just to name a few.

In my spare time I love to read poetry and quotes. One of my favourite quotes is from Coco Chanel: "Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance." I live by this quote and try to implement it with every photo I take, so that the focus can be on an intimate moment between loved ones and their story.

If you'd like to meet up and create some beautiful images head to the contact page and 

My other half - Jacques

You'll probably meet Jacques at some point be that on a shoot or a wedding day as he is my go - to - guy. He drives me around to shoots, carries around my bags and step ladder (I'm a bit on the short side), holds my reflector when needed and lastly, he's my human tripod. Without him I probably wouldn't have been where I am today.

Peonies and Tulips

I love flowers! It brings me so much joy - to look at and to photograph. My favourite flowers are white peonies and tulips and you'll definitely see them one day at my wedding!

Scottish Terriers

I have a little black bundle of joy at home called Cloe and you guessed it - she's a Scottish Terrier. I've had her since I was twelve years old and she loves to pose for photos. 

Simplicity is Elegance

As I said, I love simplicity. By taking on this approach you're taking away the clutter and really focusing on just what is and seeing the beauty in just that.    

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