About Sean

Hi, my name is Sean. 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….. 




sean van tonder wedding photography izotcha south coast kzn

Rosali and Tiaan exchange vows in Izotcha on the KZN South Coast. A few months ago I blogged about Rosali and Tiaan’s pre-wedding photo session. I love winter weddings in Kwazulu Natal. We are really blessed not experience the chill the rest of South Africa experiences at this time of year and the weather is

sean van tonder couple photography park rynie scottburgh

A couple in love at Park Rynie on the South Coast. I loved meeting this amazing couple and creating memories for them. Geraldine and Adriaan came to the Park Rynie on the South Coast for a quick getaway. They met during an interview about 5 years ago. As they got to know each other, their

sean van tonder couple photography hibberdene kwazulu natal

Juley and Josh are engaged. I will never forget the first time I met Juley. It was the  1 August 2017, the start of the last month of winter. I love winter as  the golden colour in the sky at sunrise and sunset is amazing. I left home at 04hoo and drove through to Umhlanga

sean van tonder wedding photography umthuzi south coast

Samantha and Jarrod exchange vows at Umthuzni Hotel in Umtentweni (near Port Shepstone) on the Kwazulu Natal South Coast. I truly believe that this wedding was blessed by the Almighty. The week leading up to the wedding, Sam and I had called each other daily. The weather prediction for her wedding day indicated that it

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

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