Wedding Workshop in Jozie | A review

Teaching is one of the most rewarding aspects of my career, to be able to fundamentally alter the course of someone's life is a privilege only a small percentage of people have.  I appreciate this gift beyond comprehension and believe that it is my duty to give back...

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Zac drops down on one knee!

I have know Zac and Anneline for about three years and really admire their love and commitment for each other.  Zac contacted me a while ago to ask me to photograph him proposing to Anneline.  Anneline is very perceptive and keeping this a secret was Zac's greatest...

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Introducing the Tapolcai’s

On Saturday the 24th November, Maria and Christian Tapolcai  married each other at a beautiful ceremony at the wonderful Oysterbox Hotel on the KwaZulu-Natal North coast. Laura of Nixon Make-up did Maria's hair and make-up and  Sue Baxter, floral genius, did all the ...

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Introducing the Mitiku’s – Destination wedding in Dubai

Dubai has been a favourite destination of mine for the past seven or eight years. I love the contrast between the desert and the dynamic city. On Saturday, 10 November, Semra and Teddy married each other at an intimate event at the incredible One and Only-The Palm....

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Introducing the Hoogeveens (and the Z7)

On Saturday 8 September Marijke and Geert married each other during an intimate ceremony at the quaint beach venue, Rapa Nuì.  It was a day filled with emotion, Geert was crying most of the day, either from laughing or sentiment, so easy to photograph.  Marijke looked...

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Introducing the Keysers

On Sunday 26th August, Monique and Brett Keyser married each other at a beautiful ceremony at the wonderful Oysterbox Hotel on the KwaZulu-Natal North coast.  Lindsay Nixon did Monique's hair and make-up and  Sue Baxter, floral wizard, absolutely nailed blooming good...

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Introducing the Chens

A few weeks ago I was fortunate enough to have been asked to Capture the elopement of the Chens.  It was an incredibly intimate occasion and I am grateful to have been a part of it.  They have allowed me to release these images.  Carolyn Hall from Adore Weddings...

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Wedding Workshop Johannesburg | A review

I recently held my three day wedding photography workshop at Memoire in Johannesburg. We had great fun learning and growing as photographers and business owners. I was thrilled to receive this email from Nicole Moore expressing her gratitude. Once again, I'd just like...

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Wedding Workshops | Durban and Cape Town | A review

So pleased to receive such a lovely review from Chris, a delegate at my recent workshop in Cape Town. "Brett is a fantastic speaker with a wealth of knowledge and insight to share. Clearly a marketing genius, I would encourage anybody looking to grow their photography...

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Introducing the van Kooten’s

On Sunday the 29th April Femke and Frank married each other at the most magnificent castle in the Netherlands - De Haar.  It was a chilly and rainy day, but the two of them couldn't stop laughing and smiling.  It was an absolute pleasure for me to capture your amazing...

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Introducing Mr and Mrs van der Riet

On 13 April Byron and Sam married each other at one of the most incredible locations I have worked at.  I have shot many weddings at the Cathedral Peak Hotel in the heart of the South African Drakensberg.  This one was special for many reasons, it was my 1000th...

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Introducing the Drogemoller’s

On Saturday the 7th April, Jayne and Ross married each other on the family farm Kyalami in Baynesfield, KZN. I have been capturing the Lewis family for over twenty years and it was a wonderful experience capturing Jayne's wedding.     Stunning makeup by Volenti of...

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Teenager Photography workshop at IVKO in Amsterdam

Whilst in Amsterdam presenting a nationwide tour of the Netherlands for the launch of the new Nikon D850 camera I managed to find time to conduct a photography workshop specifically designed for teenagers.  This course is to get teenagers off there phones and educate...

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The Brett Florens guide to gift giving.

Written by  Andrew Tower  - SmugMugger, writer, photographer. They’re here! They’re finally here! The holidays are on in full force, and between the tinsel tossing and mistletoe hanging, the month of December can get pretty hectic. If you missed some of the great...

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Become an expert outside your area of expertise.

Being a good or even great photographer these days is not even close to enough.  There are so many struggling artists out there and one of the contributing factors to this phenomenon is the right brain left brain thing.  I wasn't born creative, I had to teach myself...

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Nikon D850 Review from the test shoot in Amsterdam

I was really excited to have been asked by Nikon to put the brand new D850 through its paces, what I really wanted to know was what all the fuss was about.  I mean a camera is a camera, right?  Wow what an experience!  I had opportunity to allow five photographers to...

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Memoire Workshop review

Such a lovely note from Sharon Thompson  - "Thank you for wearing your passion on your sleeve Brett, and allowing us the privilege to learn and experience the truths behind a great wedding photographer! It was a mind shifting experience being a part one of your...

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Introducing the Pattersons

On Saturday the 27th May, Natasha and Dane married each other at the gorgeous new wedding spot down the South Coast of KZN in South Africa, The Venue. Tash was a vision in her stunning Casey-Jeanne creation, with hair and make-up by the very talented crew at Nixon...

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