NEW WEBSITE

My new website is FINALLY live, go take a look.  www.katevanonselen.com I also have a new blog on the new site, so this one will be disappearing soon. If you are on my… Continue reading

Kevin & Robyn’s Exotic Bali Destination Wedding

  Kevin and Robyn’s wedding has got to be one of the most memorable and exciting weddings that I photographed of 2014 … and what a way to round up the year, to be asked… Continue reading

Radiant Orchid

  Radiant Orchid is the vibrant Pantone Colour of the Year for 2014. We gathered a team of amazing professionals to collaborate with, to capture the colour in a bridal theme. A massive thank… Continue reading

Tiny Trinder and 200 Nappies

Congrats to Matt and Jacs, it was so special to share this with you and to be able to help to realise your vision for this shoot. The direction was conceptualised by Jacs – I love working… Continue reading

Andre & Kirstin

Andre and Kirstin’s wedding vow renewal was a very special one for me, partly because Kirst and I have been friends since school and also because it was my first trip to the… Continue reading

Adam & Elizma

  Adam and Elizma remind me of the saying, “The best kind of friend is the kind you can sit on a porch swing with, never say a word, then walk away feeling… Continue reading

Mike & Chelsea

 Mike and Chelsea got married at the beautiful Palm Dunes Bach Lodge, in Blythedale on the KZN North Coast. The decor was seaside themed and every element was clearly carefully thought out. It… Continue reading

I’m a Crush Contributor

I am so excited about being a contributor to Crush. It’s a food and beverage online magazine that I have always admired, their content is top class and I feel so privileged to… Continue reading

The Adendorf Family

I had the pleasure of spending some time with the Adendorf’s when they came down from Jo’burg for a coastal holiday. They have the sweetest little girls who were so much fun. Even… Continue reading

Sam & Marc’s Magical Litchi Orchard Wedding

  Marc and Sam had their magical wedding at The Litchi Orchard in Salt Rock, KZN. One of the last weddings that the venue was due to hold. It was one of the… Continue reading

Steph & Josh’s Winter Midlands Wedding

This was one of my ultimate weddings so far, Steph is a close friend of my little sisters’, so I have know her and Josh a fairly long time. I just adore this couple and… Continue reading

Jacki & Dave’s Winter Midlands Wedding

I was absolutely thrilled  when I was asked to photograph Jacki and Dave’s wedding at Farside Farm in Nottingham Road a couple months back. I have know Jacki and Dave as a couple… Continue reading

Carolyne and Tony’s – Oyster Box Wedding

This is a small snapshot of  Carolyne and Tony’s wedding that I shot at The Oyster Box a few months ago. They love the beach and love food so this was a natural… Continue reading

Gwen & John-Owen’s Beach Wedding

It was a beautiful day for Gwen & John-Owen’s intimate wedding ceremony on the beach in Umhlanga. Aside from being a little windy, it was a pretty perfect afternoon. These two are so… Continue reading

Brittany Kate Designs

  This is Brittany Kate Designs’s spring range, which I shot at the Durban Botanic Gardens a couple of weeks ago. Love the fun, light feel of the images that compliments the structure and colour palette… Continue reading

NOURISH with Nature

In part two of our Nourish series, Jacqui shares the benefits eating and using food for nourishing our winter skins. You’re welcome😉 xx   HONEY: Skin Moisturizer – Honey, when mixed with eggs and some… Continue reading

NOURISH [winter skin and body care]

It’s important to change your routine as soon as you notice even slight differences to it. I got in touch with Jacqui from Accentuate Hair and Makeup to get some tips to nourish… Continue reading

Annabel Kruger’s Christening

  I was asked to photograph Annabel’s Greek Christening a few weeks ago. At first I was unsure what to expect, but as soon as I chatted to Annabel’s mum Nicole, I knew… Continue reading

Bohemian Beatnik [Styled Shoot]

I find that styled shoots are a great way to ‘refresh’ my creativity, what’s difficult about them though, is to focus when you have so much pretty to look at. I’m kind of… Continue reading

seaside portraits

    Did a bit of a test shoot with the beautiful Chelsea, testing out a new idea of teaching portraiture and creative photography. More to come on this toward the end of… Continue reading

Mr & Mrs Neel

Michele and Ryan flew out from London to get married at Cranford Lodge in the Natal Midlands, just outside of Durban. It was a beautiful misty morning as you would expect which held… Continue reading

MR & Mrs Rorholt

Carryn and Graeme flew out from New Zealand for their wedding, they had such a fun crowd and are such a happy and in love couple. The weather didn’t really play it’s part,… Continue reading

Steph & Josh [E-Shoot]

We spent such a fun morning with Josh and Steph at the Kiazer Chiefs training grounds in Jozi a few weekends back, they are quite evidently soccer crazy so the location really added… Continue reading

Parc. Cafe [New Places to Eat]

This is Parc. Cafe, Glenwoods’ tastiest new eatery. If you haven’t already been, get down there, you will be welcomed by smiles, the smell of great coffee, free wifi and a homely ambience… Continue reading

Mr & Mrs Tennant

I photographed Dave and Leigh’s wedding at Netherwood right  in the middle of winter. It was phenomenal weather for this time of year in the Midlands (KZN). It’s hard for me to describe… Continue reading

Baby Badenhorst {baby bump}

Nix, Andy and bubba Badenhorst spent a very chilled afternoon with me a few weeks back on Durban beach front. The light was amazing, everyone was relaxed and we had a lot of… Continue reading

Mr & Mrs Trinder

Wow, so much to say about this gorgeous wedding, it was an absolutely typical Winters morning in Notties i.e FREEZING, this resulted beautiful moody light during the day but sadly below freezing rainy… Continue reading

sexy on the beach

These are a selection of images that I liked the most from a shoot that I did for Cornetto Ice Cream in January this year. The water was freezing as it was shot… Continue reading

Pastel and Pearls

This is part 3 of my styled “urban fashion” series … through my eyes, it’s the softness of the pastel high-low skirt and the absorbed-thoughtful feeling that the images give me, that I… Continue reading

Stripey Peach

This is part 1 of my Urban Fashion styled shoot, shot at Durban docklands redevelopment area.  This was one of my favourite looks with the soft feminine colour of the peach jacket paired… Continue reading

the muse

I have had the pleasure of working with this gorgeous woman many times over the past three years. She never fails to inspire me creatively, she’s kind of my muse – thank you… Continue reading

Featured on Design Tabloid

I was so thrilled to be featured on The Design Tabloid Blog on Friday, it’s such a compliment and so inspiring, I can’t thank them for their extremely kind words. If you want to… Continue reading

Joburg’s Darling on Never a Dull Moment

Today I (Studio KOVO) was featured on a local blog “Joburg’s Darling” and I couldn’t be more chuffed at the fabulous write up, not to mention all of the comments that followed. I’ve actually… Continue reading