What I do

Wedding Stories

Over the past few years I have grown to love every aspect of a wedding, from the smallest detail, the preparations for a feast to remember up to that very moment where you promise to love and cherish one another forever. It would be such a privilege for me to document and be a part of your love story and I’ve realized that photographing a wedding and capturing every memory is such a “personal” thing! I have compiled a range of packages to suit every clients specific needs. I also introduced a new option where you can compile your own custom package.  I understand that choosing a photographer can be a daunting task, so please feel free to contact me for my packages, meet me for a coffee and ask as many questions as you like!
I cannot wait to hear from you!


Wedding Packages start at R9 000.00


Couples in Love

Getting engaged and being in love is the most beautiful thing! I think engagement sessions are deep down my favourite thing to photograph. I enjoy laid back, relaxed sessions with picnic blankets and cupcakes and a happy couple of course! When you book me for your wedding day, I always recommend to book me for a couple or engagement/pre-wedding session so we get to know each other a little better. I understand that for some people it is not always easy to have your picture taken (especially the guys!). So I found that meeting beforehand and spending some time together always help that we are much more relaxed on your big day.


Couple and engagement sessions are R1 500.00

Family Lifestyle

I had the amazing privilege to become a mom a few years back. The years fly by and the little ones change daily! It is now more than ever that I realise the importance of taking family portraits. If you have children, I’m sure you will know exactly what I’m talking about. I specialise in outdoor shoots and family lifestyle shoots in the comfort of you own home and when it comes to family portraits, I don’t like stiff poses. I like it when the little kids run around and play and enjoy the session with mom and dad, and the grannies are welcome as well!! I would love to meet you and your family and to capture those special moments so that it will never be forgotten. Every family has a story to tell and that is where I come in… be inspired to play, live and love and have your pictures taken while doing JUST that!


Location Family sessions are R1 500.00
(Includes Max 6 people)


Family lifestyle sessions are R2 000.00
(Includes Max 6 people)


Additional people are R120 per person

Sweet Words

Selfs nog voor ons verloof geraak het was die die fotograaf boksie op my trou lysie reeds gemerk. Ek en Marthinus het van die begin af geweet dat ons niemand anders as Maryke Venter wou hê om die oomblikke van ons spesiale dag vas te vang nie. En dit was verseker een van die beste besluite wat ons kon neem. Maryke was voor die troue altyd reg om te luister, te help en advies te gee waar nodig. Haar liefde, geduld, profesionaliteit, opregte opgewondheid en energie op ons troudag het die dag vir ons albei so spesiaal en lekker gemaak.

Sy het ons albei so gemaklik laat voel wat die mooiste en spontaanste oomblikke na vore gebring het. Maryke is werklik ‘n wonderlike fotograaf en ‘n ongelooflike mens met ‘n pragtige hart en ‘n passie vir haar werk en kliënte. Sy het elke oomblik tot in die fynste detail perfek vasgevang en ek kan nie ons trou dag sonder haar daar voorstel nie. Elke foto is ‘n kosbare herinnering wat ons vir altyd sal koester en daarvoor sal ons nooit vir haar genoeg kan dankie sê nie.

Giselle Ras Happy bride

We loved working with Maryke! Firstly she is a fantastic person and that comes across the second you meet her, she made us feel so relaxed on the day! She is enthusiastic, friendly but professional at the same time and on top of that she is full of energy which just made everything more fun & special! The thing I loved most about Maryke is her great passion for her job, it is not something you see everyday!

Thank you so much Maryke! I cannot recommend Maryke highly enough, she is a blessing and I’m so so grateful she was able to be part of such a special moment in our lives. May your passion never fade and may you be blessed!

Marelize Badenhorst Happy bride

More about me

I always tell potential clients that in order for you to find your best fit, look for a photographer you can relate to, someone you will like, someone who like the same things you do and someone who value the same things you do. Oh and you have to love their photos too! I want to share a bit about me so you can get a feel for who I am and discover if you resonate with me. THIS is me, I LOVE life! I love to laugh, to cry when others cry, to make a fool of myself so you can laugh and look happy in your photos. I love beautiful things like sunsets, lens flairs, mountains, flowers, well spoken words, couples that are effortlessly in love, feel-good movies... basically anything that is uplifting and inspirational. I love great stories of love and I'm busy writing my own as well. I'm happily married to my high-school sweetheart and have a gorgeous little girl that makes me cry and laugh at the same time. I love people that respect and value me for who I am. I value time, as we only have one chance every day to make it count! I love people who love themselves regardless of how they look. I love genuineness, authenticity and character. I'm looking forward to getting to know you too! And I would LOVE to hear and be a part of your story!

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