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Mia is a very good friend of mine and she used to assist me a couple of years ago, so I was very happy to be able to shoot her day of marital bliss to Mario and engagement session! Die trou fotos is oppad Mev. Diesel!! ๐Ÿ˜‰

Geniet solank hierdie!


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  • November 15, 2010 - 15:09

    Eric - Dankie mense, oulik van julle om so te comment!
    Mia, haha jy weet mos, als is gephotochop deesdae, kan nie glo wat jy sien nie! lol

  • November 15, 2010 - 14:54

    Mia - Damn wie is die sexy mense. LOL. Stunning pics Eric.

  • November 13, 2010 - 15:18

    Hannes Uys - The 1st image is killer!

  • November 11, 2010 - 13:59

    Anneli van Heerden - Kyk hoe pragtig! As dit nie die mooiste couple is nie!!

  • November 11, 2010 - 11:07

    Landi du Preez - Absoluut stunning foto’s!!

  • November 11, 2010 - 08:53

    Vanessa McCleland - Beautiful photo’s! And the models aren’t half bad either ๐Ÿ˜‰

To the people of planet earth, and other beings of light who frequent my blog, thank you for doing so! I thought I would blog about a recent fashion shoot I did, show you some work from my first principle.

This girl is new to the modeling industry, still very young but I think she has loads of potential. She was lucky enough to win a sponsored shoot with me!

Incidently I was desperately trying to find an assistant for this shoot to which no one responded! Which was strange because it was a difficult shoot in the fact that the sun was not cooperating like it usually does. I started shooting at 11am which is a very difficult time of the day to start shooting at, luckily I have many years of experience and knew exactly what to do. Coming back the strange part ๐Ÿ™‚ an assistant would have learned so much on that day, more than you could at most workshops and seminars, for free!

That is the traditional way of learning photography, assisting an expert. So enough of that, here are the photos, enjoy!

  • November 10, 2010 - 22:23

    sanell - Well done Eric, love them!

  • November 10, 2010 - 19:56

    Linda Basson - Awesome foto’s !! As jy ooit weer in die nood is sal ek baie graag vir jou wil assisteer ๐Ÿ™‚

This is a huge post so please be patient as it loads! My brother and I flew all the way to Germany and then drove 530km’s (4 hours by ze autobahn) to Lignano for this wedding! it was so much fun tho! My Africanized skin was super resistant to the weaker sun so I picked up a lekker tan without wearing any sunblock ๐Ÿ™‚

Check out my brothers photos of this wedding here! They rock!

At the wedding we met two South African expats, Mr Shaun Koejawel Eater and the well known Amanda de Waal and they were literally the life of the party!

I love this shot.

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  • July 29, 2011 - 12:56

    Nicolas - What an honour to have the two Uys brothers shooting your wedding!! ๐Ÿ™‚

    You guys are an inspiration, and like Marlene said, you really captured the spirit or feeling of that joyous day.

    Keep on inspiring.

  • July 29, 2011 - 08:30

    Estie Thirion - Looks fabulous!!! Well done on capturing all the emotion Eric.

  • July 28, 2011 - 13:13

    Amanda de Waal - Wow!! I am in tears all over again! Thanks for sharing Eric. If pictures ever tell a story…well this is the one of the most incredibly fun times I ever had the honour to share with my incredible friend Debbie…and offcourse Shaun Koejawel Eater from London town! Love, Love, Light and Laughter!…and then some RockaRolla! xx

  • October 25, 2010 - 12:29

    Eric - Velen dank Christiane! I think you are absolutely right! How are things?

  • October 25, 2010 - 07:46

    Christiane von Kentzingen - Thank you for those pictures you guys captured the weeding perfectly!It was the best wedding I have ever been to!!

  • October 20, 2010 - 11:59

    Marlene - Stunning Eric!! I wonder how many people seeing this will realize that you have not only captured stunning photos but also the essence of the spirit of the day. I really felt as if I was part of this joyous occasion. Not many photographers can do this!! Well done and keep on doing what you love to do

  • October 6, 2010 - 12:45

    Eric - thanks Alex!

  • October 6, 2010 - 11:49

    Du Wayne Denton - WOW! so many beautiful shots. I love the shots of the two of you taking pictures in the mirror.

  • October 4, 2010 - 21:49

    Phillip Crous - Hey Eric,
    these pictures are amazing! you and your brother are really inspiration to me. See you again in the near future… Phillip

  • October 4, 2010 - 20:58

    Alex Smith - Fantastic photo’s, Eric. You and your brother took awesome photo’s that captured the essence of the week-end….. !

  • October 4, 2010 - 19:49

    Eric - haha baie dankie jou koejawel!

  • October 4, 2010 - 19:42

    Shaun Crause - This was the best wedding I have ever been to – the best time I have ever had – and guys you captured it perfectly!!!

  • October 4, 2010 - 18:38

    melanie janse - OMW!!! This looks like such a fun wedding!! Love the pics!!

  • October 4, 2010 - 18:17

    Jean-Pierre Uys - Amazing set of images! Thanks for shooting with me! It was an honor and almost surreal to see my brother shooting with me in Italy!

Well it has come to that of the year again, that I almost have to say goodbye… I did say almost ๐Ÿ™‚ Still one more awesome wedding on the way: From Italy with Love.

[Also be on the lookout for an exciting competition launching soon with a free shoot to the value of R3500 up for grabs!]

These are some pics from my recent trip overseas, Venice Italy!

I shot Tobies’s brother’s wedding in 2008 see the photos here. After a very long engagement they finally tied the know at Montpellier in April! Congrats guys!! I have selected this weddings a full wedding to be featured on my portfolio site. Click here to view the entire gallery!

PS: Spot the awesome film scans!


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  • October 25, 2010 - 12:30

    Eric - Thank you very much Monica!

  • October 14, 2010 - 20:17

    Marlene - Well done love everything!!!!!!!

  • October 4, 2010 - 20:05

    Monica Dart - Eric these photo’s are fantastic! you have captured all the moments and emotions in such a fun, documentary style. Well done!!!

  • July 23, 2010 - 12:12

    Eric - Ag baie dankie vir al die liefde ๐Ÿ™‚ my permantige kamera bloos al ๐Ÿ™‚
    Annie, dankie ek dink die detail op die tafel is ook n nuwe approach, neem dit af NADAT die mense in die saal ingegaan het!

  • July 23, 2010 - 08:38

    Marie - Hi Eric, Tobie en Sandra se fotos is asemrowend mooi. Well done!!

  • July 22, 2010 - 23:34

    Anine - Sjoe stunning fotos Eric – Baie geluk. My favourite is die een van Sandra wat in die kar sit en haar tweelingsus se weerkaatsing in die venster… En natuurlik die manne met die kerkie in die agtergrond, asook die stofwolk bo die kerk!!! Die tafeldetail het ook besonder mooi uitgekom…! Dit nie eers die aand so in detail opgelet nie.. Stunning!

  • July 22, 2010 - 16:32

    Marius - We are the couple that only arrived late in the evening and now I can see that we missed a fabulous wedding. Never mind the saying of getting to the chruch on time, rather, get to the airport on time!

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  • July 22, 2010 - 12:51

    Tobie - Nee wat Eric, ek dink dit is daardie lensie van jou. En daardie permantige hoedtjie wat jy aantrek.

  • July 22, 2010 - 12:24

    Eric - Haha, ja Tobie julle is n klomp mooi mense! Sandra het vir my die nommers gestuur so ek kan begin werk aan julle boek ๐Ÿ™‚

  • July 22, 2010 - 12:18

    Eric - Dankie Jani!
    Wynand ek skiet met Nikon D3 en Canon 5D, maar 90% Nikon.

  • July 22, 2010 - 12:17

    Tobie - Hel Eric, maar ons is mooi mense. Of is dit daai parmantige kamera vasn jou wat dit doen.

  • July 22, 2010 - 11:27

    Jani B - Love the shot of the chapel and the sun filtering through!

  • July 21, 2010 - 18:15

    wynand - Hi Eric nice fotos,watter kamera gebruik jy.
    Groette Wynand

  • July 21, 2010 - 17:40

    Dillon Gray - Fantastic work as always, love the paparazzi shot!

  • July 21, 2010 - 17:30

    Jean-Pierre Uys - Awesome work! Stunning shot of the dress and shoe details and church with cloud of dust!

Yes that’s right! I am honored to be featured on their new page:ย  The World’s Best Wedding Photographers, it’s a hotlist of the top photographers from around the world!ย  To name a few on the list, my brother Jean-Pierre Uys and Christine Meintjes who are both from South Africa (only 3 of us there!) Jose Villa, Nate & Jaclyn from the image is found, Gene Higa, Yervant, Otto Schulze, Bebb Studios, Ivan Franchet from France and newcomer Jeff Newsom with his amazing portraits and balls of light! Thank you very much to the great team at Junebugweddings.com!

  • January 19, 2011 - 15:01

    Eric - Thanks Eddette! That was like 5 or 6 years ago or something!

  • January 19, 2011 - 12:25

    Eddette - Well done Eric! I have been following your work keenly since you photographed my good friend, Elsime, a few years ago. Great to see your progress!

  • October 14, 2010 - 20:18

    Marlene - Awesome, you deserve it

Hier is net n paar van die fotos van die troue, ek het besluit om die troue op my website te feature aangesien die dans fotos so awesome uitgekom het en baie mense het my al uitgevra oor n volledige stel trou fotos, so dis die naaste wat ek daaraan kan kom! Kliek gerus op een van die fotos om die gallery oop te maak op my site!

Here are a few of the photos from the wedding. I decided to feature this wedding in full on my website since the dance photos from the reception are awesome ๐Ÿ™‚ and because several people have asked me about a complete set of wedding photos and this wedding was recently shot. Please click on the photos to link to the gallery on my site!

  • July 13, 2010 - 13:44

    Eric - Baie dankie Liesl, ja natuurlik kan jy van dit gebruik, laat weet hoe ek kan help!

  • July 6, 2010 - 08:42

    Liesl - Hi Eric. Wil graag jou toestemming vra om hierdie fotos van Willem & Tilly by Morgansvlei op my Cape Country Weddings blog (wat volgende week gelaunch word) asook op my Fan Page te post! Dis werklik stunning. Ons fokus op troues in die platteland en bied ‘n “online guide” vir toekomstige paartjies. Ek woon en werk hier uit Tulbagh en bewonder hoe mooi jy ons dorp vasgevang het! Well done, blessings
    Liesl

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