In my experience, once children have relaxed in front of the camera, they realise: “Hey! This is going to be fun”, and that’s the moment they start revealing their personalities. Once the true self comes out, they drop their guard and the magic happens!

Esther Reid
Family Photographer

Mossel Bay | George | Knysna | Plettenberg Bay | Port Elizabeth

Due to our demanding lifestyles, we tend to neglect the importance of scheduling time for proper family photo shoots with our loved ones. These days most people have their smartphones ready to capture spontaneous fun shots, but the truth is, most people don’t ever print these important snaps. They are seldom enlarged and displayed on the walls of our homes or kept to share with the generations to come. These will be some of the your most priceless photos!


Never underestimate the importance of having good quality photos of the people you love the most!


As a professional family photographer, I would love to schedule time with you and your loved ones for a fun family shoot. Let's get together and capture quality time on the beach, explore a beautiful forest or even just relax and get natural photos in the privacy of your own home!

Featured Collections

20th Jan 2021

Family Moments

This beautiful family from Pretoria were super relaxed and were enjoying their Christmas holiday in Plettenberg Bay recently. A perfect […]
25th Oct 2020

Jen & Vaughan Family Pics

18th Oct 2020

Juanita & Jan – Beach Shoot

This couple was determined to enjoy their photo shoot in Plettenberg Bay! Within minutes I had them both running and […]
18th Oct 2020

Baby Klara

I recently met this special couple with their tiny dark-haired little angel during a family shoot in Plettenberg Bay. She […]
25th Jun 2020

Sebastian – Christening

This young family chose a beautiful December morning to celebrate Sebastian’s Christening on the lawns of The Mount Nelson Hotel, […]
25th Jun 2020

Nicole & Michaela – Family Shoot

This photo-shoot was done in the magnificent gardens at Hunters Country Estate in Plettenberg during their annual holiday to the […]
14th Jun 2020

Baby Keelan – Family Shoot

These pics were taken of 10 day old little Keelan with his Mommy and Daddy during a recent visit to […]
28th May 2020

Laura & Ben Family Shoot

My journey with Laura and Ben started at their wedding on a gorgeous summer’s day at Webersburg Estate in Stellenbosch […]
28th May 2020

Dusana & Fred – Family Shoot

Here are some of my favourite photos taken at Fred and Dusana’s family shoot recently. The light coming through the […]
28th May 2020

Ilze & Danie – Family Shoot

I met this stunning family during their recent holiday in Plettenberg Bay. We met very early one morning before the […]