Photography Feature: Laura Jane Photography

When we featured this wedding a while back, we knew we had to get Laura on the blog for a one on one. We love the classic look of her photography, her keen eye for catching that magic moment and her knack for getting every picture right. Grab a cup of coffee and get to know Laura with us.

How did you get into photography? Was it a hobby that expanded into a business, or has it been a dream since you were young?
I went to study photography and graphic design and eventually only ventured into photography. I’ve always been creative and as a photographer I certainly get to live our passion

Tell us about yourself in three words.
Coffee lover, adventure seeker, memory maker

What were you doing prior to becoming a photographer?
Prior to becoming a wedding photographer, I worked abroad as a photographer for a cruise line for 8 years. I’ve always been a photographer

What did you study?
I studied graphic design and then went to specialize in photography

Where are you based? And do you travel for your photography
Johannesburg, but travel throughout S.A and abroad

How would you describe your photography "aesthetic"? 
Natural and real with a romantic edge

What inspires your photography? 
Most definitely traveling, art and other artists and photographers

Besides photography, what are your other loves? 

Do you do wedding photography? If so, besides weddings, what else do you shoot? 
Maternity, family sessions, couples and corporate photography

As a design and wedding blog, we have to ask: do you enjoy photographing weddings?
 I don’t just enjoy it, I love it. It really is my passion and I’m so honored to be a wedding photographer

If you had to choose a photographer to take your own wedding photos, who would it be? Who inspires you?
My ultimate favorite photographer is Jacki Bruniquel. Her creativity is just mind-blowing.

What do you see in the future for yourself in the next few years? 
Hopefully being able to photograph a wedding abroad.

What are your wedding/engagement/general shoot rates?
Our wedding packages starts at R18000

How can people get hold of you?
They can email me at or visit my website

Please finish these sentences:

Right now I am happy about the rain that is falling outside

Photography is my life and my love

Rooibos tea rocks

I am so grateful  to be able to do what I love

People would say that I am sincere

I get annoyed when people disrespect others

A photograph is  a feeling

In a year I will hopefully be living in our new house

When I wake up in the morning I have a strong cup of coffee

I don't understand how the technical side of computers and programming work

I am terrified of heights

Tomorrow I will be spending time with my family

If I had a million Rand I would go on an around the world trip and give the rest to the SPCA

You can find out more about Laura Jane photography on her website, blog, Facebook page and Twitter

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