Vinette and Simeon’s Wedding at the Oysterbox Hotel

The Incredible wedding of Vinette and Simoen took place on a very, very wet Saturday afternoon.  The day started off with the boys playing touch rugby in torrential rain on the beach, whilst Charelle was working her make-up magic with Vinette and the Girls.  Sue...

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Did you know that a reflector can do this?

The Sunbounce Sun-mover is constructed to be a 3 in 1 lighting system.    Held In the CONCAVE position, the light becomes more concentrated – this option results in a very sculptured look, giving the image an editorial feel Held in the CONVEX position – this option...

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Wedding Feature in Harper’s Bazaar

It has been a goal of mine since the start of my career to have my work featured in Harper's Bazaar. That goal has finally been realised . Gratitude to everyone involved for the effort and commitment to my...

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Wedding Workshop Jozie Review

So rewarding and fulfilling to receive such a lovely review for my last workshop in Johannesburg  - "Brett Florens’ workshop has changed me as person, I have gained a new perspective on photography and life in general. I view Brett not only as a teacher of...

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My trip to Kenya for Philips and the Dutch Football Association

When I was asked by Philips to document their Community Lighting Centres initiative in the Kisumu and the Muthare slums in Kenya, I didn’t really know what to expect. I certainly didn’t expect to see how something that is largely taken for granted in the first world,...

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Jess and Adam Woolf’s wedding at the Oysterbox

Jess and Adam's wedding at one of my favourite venues The Oyster Box, a luxury boutique hotel on the South African East Coast.  What amazing clients, I really enjoyed shooting for you. Jess was in an exquisite Pronovias gown and Adam looked very dapper in his Hugo...

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Interview for PhotobizXposed

  This was my second interview with Andrew or PhotobizXposed - here is the blurb: This episode features talented photographer, gifted educator and returning guest Brett Florens who is now operating his photography business between two continents. It’s difficult to...

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The launch of Mijn Team Foto

  For a number of years, I have been shooting more in Europe and the UK and have been looking for areas in which to grow my business. I...

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Zahirah and Andrew’s engagement shoot in Dubai

When it comes to my target market, Zahirah and Andrew are my perfect clients. They are both super stylish, successful and one of their main priorities for their wedding is to have the most incredible photographs of their special day. To this end, they are not afraid...

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Wedding Workshop | November 2015 | Memoire | Review

It is so rewarding for me to get such great feedback from participants of my workshops.  Here are a few I received from last month's time in Gauteng. Having waited a number of years to do this workshop, I can truly say it was well worth waiting for. I feel that I owe...

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THIS DESERT LIFE

  Traveling quite frequently to Dubai and having experienced the wonders of shooting in the desert landscape, I am always keen to organise a shoot that is not commissioned when I’m there. In November this year, I had the opportunity to take my wife on holiday to...

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TURN VENDORS INTO RAVING FANS

hen starting out in business the obvious target for your marketing is your potential clients. Right? Wrong!! Not in the wedding market. So many of us make the same mistakes by targeting brides-to-be, or engaged couples. We do this through print adverts, attending...

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AN INTERVIEW WITH MIMIKA COONEY

I had so much fun being interviewed by Mimika Cooney and her You Tube Channel. We talked hot dogs vs fine dining in person at the London UK SWPP photography convention. TAKEAWAY TIPS Confidence is key You determine your own worth If you’re not charging enough you may...

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THE ART & CRAFT OF POSING

Writing articles for other photographers is a privilege. I enjoyed having the opportunity to share my thoughts on posing for Shutterbug magazine. READ THE FULL ARTICLE HERE...

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SOUTH AFRICA’S FINEST WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER

Wow! That's a statement I didn't write myself, but one kindly given to me by Rangefinder magazine - it's quite an honour! You can read my full interview with Pete Skinner. READ THE INTERVIEW...

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