Creating contemporary, timeless memories that you can display gratifies me.

About Sean

“The only way to do great work is to do what you love!” ~ Steve Jobs

I am blessed to be able to do what I love. Meeting new people and being able to hear their stories and create timeless memories for them gratifies me. I strive to create that perfect picture, that one that will be admired for generations to come.



Client Reviews


sean van tonder wedding photography kokstad

An emotional Wedding in Kokstad. Garth and Lamise exchange vows. I love the country and travelling to Kokstad can be considered as a destination wedding for me. I actually love the area and March is a great time of year. Not too hot, not too cold. This day was no different, I arrived at Lamise

sean van tonder photography engagement photography durban

A couple photo shoot in Durban. Makeup and Hair: Alana from Kiss and Makeup I loved meeting Yolandi & Chris for their pre-wedding photo shoot in Durban. I need to tell you a little about how this couple met – I love their story. Picture the scene – a little shop in Europe. Both Yolandi

sean van tonder couple photography durban

Have you heard? Meshach and Nicole are engaged to be married. What a fantastic afternoon I spent with Meshach and Nicole at the Kenith Stainnbank Nature Reserve in Durban. When in the reserve, you feel like you in the bushveld and not in the city (excpet for the odd noise from a truck passing by

Sean van Tonder couple photography lake eland

Rosali and Tiaan met in Cape Town while studying. They both love the outdoors, hiking, spending time on the beach and just having fun. They are working in the Western Cape but will be exchanging vows a little later this year. The Oribi Gorge Nature Reserve and the stunning Lake Eland were used as the

sean van tonder family photography Scottburgh

I love creating memories for families. The Kwa-zulu Natal South Coast has great photographic opportunities, including our beaches of course. I have had the privilege of creating memories for over 350 families in the past two years (what an honor).  Some families are small consisting of only 2 people and a pet, others are much

sean van tonder wedding photography maroupi wedding venue durban

A Maroupi wedding with Arisha and Jamion. What an amazing day, spent with an amazing couple and people.  Arisha and Jamion met many years ago, in fact they were school sweet hearts and exchanged voews at Maroupi Wedding Venue. The Kwazulu Natal humidity did not let us down – it was super hot. Thank goodness

Sean van tonder wedding photography insingizi lodge

A beautiful wedding at Insingizi Lodge. Anna and Darren exchanged vows in the beautiful chapel at the  John Paul Prayer Centre in Port Shepstone. It was an intimate, emotional catholic wedding with family and friends, some taking the trip from Poland. After the ceremony, the wedding entourage proceeded to beautiful Insingizi Lodge for the reception.

A fitness couple have a photoshoot at Shelly Beach. A perfect morning after a few days of freezing weather. In fact it was still a little chilly when we arrived at the beach but as the sun popped over the horizon it warmed up really quickly. I loved creating these memories for this amazing power

Sean van Tonder Couple photography oribi gorge

Samantha and Jarrod at the Oribi Gorge Hotel.   Oh, I am so excited for this couples wedding next year. Samantha and I have known each other for many years, our parents are friends and of course we are friends. So when Sam contacted me earlier this year and asked if I would be her

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