About Sean

Welcome to my online portfolio.  I am a wedding and family portrait photographer who loves my family, my dogs and the sea.

I am blessed to live south of Durban, South Africa.

Photography is not about the past, its about the future and I would love to create classic memories for you. More about me….. 



Juley and Josh exchange vows at Shalwyn Wedding Venue. I have no words actually. I have been sitting at my keyboard for a few hours trying to think of how I can put perfection into words. I met Juley about 3 years ago and we developed a great friendship. When she asked me to photograph

sean van tonder wedding photography packshed margate

A perfect wedding at the Packshed in Margate on the KZN South Coast. This wedding was very special to me. I have known Marius for many, many years. I was very happy when he asked if I could photograph his wedding. Their pre-wedding couple session was just amazing. If you missed it, here is the

sean van tonder wedding photography izotcha creek

A stunning wedding at Izotcha Creek on the KZN South Coast. Nokuthula and Nhlanhla exchanged vows recently at the stunning Izotcha Creek Estate on the the KZN South Coast recently. The morning started off at Nhlanhla’s home in Bhoybhoyi. Nhlanhla was waiting for me as I arrived. There was a lot of excitement, with family


A couple in love in Margate on the KZN South Coast. This couple is so in love. I met Danieta a few years ago at a Bridal Fair. Shew was one of the models that was modelling bridal dresses. When she told me she was getting married and asked if I could capture her day,

Sean van Tonder Proposal Photography Makaranga

A proposal at Makaranga Garden Lodge in Durban. I just love proposals. Jarryd contacted me a few weeks ago and asked if I could photograph him proposing to Caitlin at Makaranga  Garden Lodge in Hillcrest, Durban.  Makaranga Lodge is stunning with various gardens. The proposal took place at the Japanese Gardens which is absolutely picturesque.

sean van tonder wedding photography mtozi lodge haartbeestpoort

Geraldine and Adriaan exchange vows at Motozi Lodge, Haartbeesport. I met this amazing couple earlier this year and did a couple photo shoot for them in Park Rynie on the KZN South Coast. If you missed the blog post, here it is. Shortly after the couple shoot, Geraldine contacted me and asked if I would

sean van tonder wedding photography uvongo south coast

Shante and Cody exchange vows at their new home in Uvongo. I love this couple. They are so special and know what they want. Before I tell you about their day, let me do a small introduction. They met on Mxit in 2009. A cyber friendship developed and they enjoyed chatting. In August 2010 they

sean van tonder family photography umtentweni

The older generations are so special. Memories for my parents at Umtentweni Beach. In 1979 (I was a young boy), we moved to a small village called Umtenweni on the KZN South Coast. We stayed in the Old Tweni Hotel (no longer) for 3 months while our house was being built. The hotel was about

sean van tonder newborn photography port shepstone

Newborn photography on the South Coast of Kwazulu Natal.   I have photographed a lot of genres over the years. I just love photography and its amazing diversity in creating memories. I must say that one of the most challenging genres is newborn photography. I definitely have the technical know how, but I am used

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