We specialize in wedding videography with additional services in wedding DJ and wedding photography.
Firstly, thank you so much for visiting our website! We hope you enjoy your stay with us.
Being engaged really changed our perspective with regards to what couples really want from their wedding service providers. We really thought that we were providing a fantastic service up to date (and with a 95% positive review rate, we had the backing of our clients as well) but after dealing with numerous service providers from a couple’s point of view, we realized that we could drastically improve on the service that we provide.
Having experienced first hand the pitfalls that so many wedding videographers and other wedding service providers (including ourselves) have fallen into, we have decided to completely revamp the very core of who we are.
We restructured completely and created more affordable wedding videography packages in the process – all without compromising on our quality. Why? We want to share YOUR special day with you and not be the reason that you went over budget.
As wedding videographers, we come from a unique background that is different to what most event filmmakers have. This gave us a different approach and vision to filming and editing our wedding videos. As we grow and progress over time, we continue to learn and we adapt new styles and techniques. This has enabled us to earn strong customer support and be recognized as one of the best wedding videographers in South Africa. We continuously strive hard to become one of the leading wedding cinematographers in the world.
We believe in that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Every wedding is special in its own way and requires individual attention. Our style is simple and we create wedding videos that are beautiful and emotive. Our focus is to deliver great compositions and imagery including both striking and natural moments. We make wedding films that is based on the couple’s personality. No unnatural poses will be expected from you. No retakes will be needed. We try and be as inconspicuous as possible. Your wedding guests shouldn’t even know that you have hired wedding videographers.
We are a small, dependable team and we pride ourselves on the one on one customer experience that we provide. As wedding videographers, we feel that personalized communication is a key component to good customer service.
Owner | Videographer | Editor
There are long stories and there are short stories.
Simple stories and complex stories.
This, however, is my story.
When I was asked to write a short biography describing who I am, I thought to myself: “Where should I begin?” Should I start in 2013 when I first opened the doors to the wedding videography company now known as 25 Weddings? The good old days where I used to work by myself – for myself? And I charged around R1500 for what is now known as our Professional Package?
Perhaps I could start by describing film school… Waking up every morning at 5am to walk to the train station located just around the corner or attending the most mundane classes on film noir and the French New Wave. (Although I have to admit, some of the classes were beyond interesting…)
Or better yet, maybe it would be best if I start by telling you about my high school days at Somerset College. Bunking classes to secretly attend band practice in the music hall (in retrospect, how secretive can a drummer really be?) or choosing the most anti-art subjects available for the sake of ‘playing it safe’.
However, if I am to be honest with myself, I don’t think my story truly began until I met my beautiful fiancé, Chané Lombard. Chané, being a full time teacher and part time student at the time, gave up what little free time she had and she started assisting me on weddings. In 2014 this wonderful woman decided to give up her own dreams in order to support me in mine. The 25 brand would not be where it is today had it not been for her sacrifices. I literally cannot wait to see where we will go from here.
Videographer | Editor | Secretary
Hi guys! Thanks for taking the time to get to know me.
I’ll be the face beind the e-mails when you send us an enquiry.
I have always had a love for the camera and snapped pictures of literally anything I could find – my childhood dog Sasha had to always play the model as I snapped away with my mom’s old camera (that time still containing film). With videography, I get to be more creative. I got to see the world from a whole new perspective. But the fun doesn’t stop there, during the editing process I get to sit in and relive each and every moment and take it all in once again.
I am very enthusiastic and I have found myself doing some pretty insane stuff just to get that perfect shot. I am a perfectionist (I’m 100% sure that I received this trait from my dad) in my work, and love attention to detail. I love all kinds of animals, but I have the biggest fear of spiders- Does not matter what shape, colour or size (Eekh!) I prefer tea to coffee – I know, I know- I’m weird. I love to surround myself with happy people and working in the wedding industry has given me the opportunity to do just that.
I love filming weddings, as I am a sucker for love stories. And yes, I still peck a tear or two during the vows and speeches. I started my journey with videography back in 2013 when I assisted Jacques at a shoot. He handed me his camera and said “Here, take over!”.
I started out as a Grade R teacher (part time studying), only assisting Jacques on weekends and during school holidays. As above mentioned, I have always had a love for the camera, but videography put a whole new twist to my imagination and creativity, making it possible to capture those words, actions and memories that photos can’t, and with me being the sentimental one, I was instantly hooked!
Making the decision to be a part of 25 Weddings full time, was one of the best decisions I could have ever made and sharing this experience with my amazing fiancé makes it even more incredible.