Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Hey folks! I am giving away 5 sets of double tickets to sit back and relax on the lawns of Backsberg and enjoy the lyrics of Koos Kombuis this Sunday, 16 February. To stand a chance to win these awesome tickets, inbox us Koos Kombuis' real name............
Watch this space for more prizes in the next couple of weeks.

Backsberg Picnic Concert 2013 PRINT
Backsberg Estate Cellars invites you to enjoy top musicians at their annual Picnic Concerts Series 2014.
Join Backsberg on Sunday afternoons from 16 February to 16 March to enjoy great acoustic talent and relax in a beautiful vineyard setting. Bring your friends and family and laze on the lawns. Enjoy a beef burger or Karoo lamb wrap, sip on chilled Backsberg wines and listen to the melodic tunes of some of SA’s superb local talent.
The line-up includes:
16 February – Koos Kombuis
23 February – Blues Broers
2 March – Francois van Coke
09 March – Bed on Bricks
16 March – Mr Cat and the Jackal
Pre-sale tickets for the concerts are available from for R100. Tickets are also available at the gate for R120 or R60 with a valid student card. Children under 12 years get in free when accompanied by an adult.
Admission to concert venue starts at 15h00, with the opening act starting at 16h00 and the main act at 17h00. Bring blankets, chairs and good vibes. For the full line-up of bands, directions, comments, and more information on the series, please visit

Wednesday, March 13, 2013


Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Frederick & Tania

Wow!! 10/10 to Tania. I haven't seen such a meticulously planned wedding in a long time! Her theme carried through all the way, right to the tiniest detail and all this planned while living in London with the help of friends and family in SA. It started off a rather rainy, dreary day and Tania obliged by going off to get a pair of gum boots for the photo shoot. By the time the ceremony was over the sun was shining bright! We went off to the Helderberg Nature Reserve for some photo's and lots of laughs. You'd never guess under this beautiful dress was a pair of wellies :-) After the shoot we met up with the guests at the Ou Pastorie in Somerset West for an unforgetable reception. Watch this space for more pics of the decor, etc.

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Maternity Shoot

Did a fun maternity shoot at my studio the other day. Mommy to be was a fantastic model - looking forward to meeting the little baba in a few months time.

Rosalyn & Christian's picture perfect beach wedding

Have just completed Rosalyn and Christian's wedding album. This has got to be the most amazing wedding ever. The ceremony took place at Noordhoek beach - we were all holding thumbs like crazy that the weather would cooperate! The day started overcast, sort of touch and go with the rain. By the afternoon we had bright hot sunshine. We then headed off to Noordhoek beach and a THICK mist poured in over the ocean - which was stunning for the photo's. As soon as the ceremony was over, the mist rolled away and we had a picture perfect sunset - quite amazing. Our bride and groom coming all the way from Gauteng was just as amazed!

Thursday, August 13, 2009

Hennie & Helene's wedding

I have finally completed Hennie & Helene's wedding album. It is one fat album :-) An absolutely lovely family! Their wedding took place in Somerset West, the reception was held at Lourensford. The crazy thing about this wedding was that I unexpectedly new so many people at the wedding. From old school friends to a couple that had already booked me for a wedding next weekend. Here are a few of their photo's:


Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Jaco & Rouzaan

Jaco & Rouzaan got married in September at Neetlingshof. Rouzaan looked breath taking! First time I ever experienced the groom's cellphone ringing right in the middle of the ceremony!!!! Everyone had a good laugh! It was really a great bunch of lively people and they had the dance floor buzzing.

Princess Gerda

okay - I know I'm WAY behind with this blog stuff............... Albert & Gerda actually got married in August 2009. I guess I have some catching up to do!!! Just been a VERY busy season :-) It was a beautiful wedding at Erinvale, small and intimate. Gerda definitely wins the prize for the jolliest bride - I don't think I've ever had a bride that laughed so much. Gerda looked stunning - just like a princess!!

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Backsberg Picnic Concert Tickets up for grabs!!!

To all you Koos Kombuis fans out there - I have a set of tickets up for grabs for the Backsberg's Picnic Concert on Sunday 4th December....... to win the tickets I need you to email 2 other artists names that will be performing during the 2011/2012 Picnic Concert Series at Backsberg the first correct entry that is available to come and enjoy the picnic concert will receive two tickets! So........ send me your names to ASAP :-)

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Backsberg Picnic Series Returns

Backsberg Picnic Series Returns, Now With Mystery Opening Acts
Backsberg Estate Cellars, in association with kykNET, can’t wait to have you on the farm for their third Picnic Concert Series. Brilliant artists such as: Freshly Ground, Francois van Coke, Koos Kombuis and Dan Patlansky will have you tapping your toes to their awesome acoustic vibes.
There is a slight twist with the series this year as each of the performers will be bringing an up and coming artist with them to open the gig. It will be interesting to see who the artists believe is the future of South African music.
The series runs in two parts this year, the first five gigs take place every Sunday from 20 November 2011, to 18 December 2011; the second five - also on Sundays - are from 22 January 2012 to13 February.
There is no better way to spend a Sunday afternoon than relaxing in the sun with a glass of fine wine as brilliant artists entertain you. Pack your umbrella, picnic blankets and lunches as kykNET and Backsberg take care of the rest. Audiences can choose to pre-book a special Backsberg picnic to enjoy with these sunset acoustic performances, or buy one of our famous lamb burgers at the venue. And, of course, it‘s just better with a glass of Backsberg wine.
Pre-sale tickets for the concerts and picnics will be on sale from the 10th of November from Tickets are R85 or R170 with a picnic and R100.00 at the gate. Children under 12 years get in free when accompanied by their parents.
Admission to concert venue starts at 15:00, with the opening act starting at 16:00 and the main act at 17:00. For the full line up of bands, directions, comments, and more information on the series, please visit
Full Programme
Part I
  • 20 Nov: Melissa van der Spuy
  • 27 Nov: Freshlyground
  • 04 Dec: Koos Kombuis
  • 11 Dec: Dan Patlansky
  • 18 Dec: Plush
Part II
  • 22 Jan: Robin Auld
  • 23 Jan: Die Tuindwergies
  • 30 Jan: Blues Broers
  • 06 Feb: Laurie Levine
  • 13 Feb: Francois van Coke

For more information, please contact
Harry Haddon
+27 21 8755141