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 rain farm ballito

A wedding at Rain Farm Game Lodge on the Kwazulu Natal North Coast. What a perfect wedding. The weather was superb, warm with very little wind. On the 18 September Stacey and Phillip, both Wildlife Rangers, exchanged vows at the stunning Rain Farm Game Lodge. Stacey’s makeup was perfectly done by Kayla from KayT Makeup. Steven

sean van tonder wedding photography port shepstone

Jadine and Saveshan (Tubby) exchange vows in Port Shepstone. I loved this wedding what an amazing couple (who I photographed earlier this year  when I did their pre-wedding photoshoot). The day started off with meeting Tubby and the boys on the beach. They were having a game of football. It was great fun to watching

sean van tonder family photography umhlanga durban

A Family Shoot in Umhlanga Rocks in Durban. I loved spending time with Tanya, Vivian and Karla. A little breezy was the morning, but as one can see, shorts was the order of the day. When one speaks of winter, we think snow….right???? Well not in Kwazulu Natal and especially not in Umhlanga. Karla is


I loved this small intimate proposal in Port Shepstone. Shahil recently proposed to Shakira in Port Shepstone. It was a small intimate affair with close friends and family. Shakira and Shahil have know each other for many years and it was amazing spending time getting to know them. Thank you Shakira and Shahil for allowing

sean van tonder couple photography oribi gorge

A proposal at the edge of the stunning Oribi Gorge. Nicholas called and said, Sean I want to propose to my girlfriend at the Oribi Gorge – are you available. Of course. I love witnessing proposals. So the flowers were arranged, Nicholas and I had had several conversations about the plan, all was set. I

sean van tonder maternity photography port edward

I loved this quick and fun maternity photo shoot in Port Edward. I met these two love birds on their family farm in Port Edward, a stunning setting may I add. Our winters on the KZN South Coast are just amazing and this day turned out as expected, perfect weather with little wind. A perfect

sean van tonder fashion photography kwazulu natal

Behind the scenes – I am so excited to share this video with the world. A few weeks ago a collaboration shoot was done with amazing talented people. Here is a link to a few of the photos. I huge shout out to Craig Botha for this clip showing me in action. It was awesome

sean van tonder couple photography port shepstone

Jadine and Tubby are getting married later this year on the Kwazulu Natal South Coast. I love weddings and I am really looking forward to theirs. But enough of what I love, these two are amazing. This is their story: While Jadine’s mom was pregnant with Jadine, Saveshan (Tubby) lived nearby with his parents. This

sean van tonder family photography margate

Family farm life………… I have always been intrigued by farm life. I know that farming is not easy and requires great skill and dedication, but I think I would love waking up each day with clean air, a huge garden with loads of animals grazing in the distance. Growing food must be such a satisfying

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