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Wedding Shoot {Giveaway}

July 8, 2011 by
Today we are launching our biggest giveaway to date. Photographers Bond and Leah Freyer from blfStudios are giving away a wedding shoot worth R20 000. Yup, that’s right, you can get your wedding pictures taken for free! Some of you might not be familiar with blfStudios, but that’s okay because they are actually based in Winnipeg, Canada. 
Bond is from South Africa, and they shoot here every February and March. They have a very natural, but at the same time, artistic modern style. But don’t take my word for it. Just look at their portfolio and decide for yourself. Needless to say, we love their work!

The prize:


blfStudios is very generously giving away their starting collection, which includes the following:

  • Up to 6 hours coverage
  • Unlimited photos
  • Stylish online gallery
  • DVD slide show with highlights of the day
  • Your choice of 100 high-res print-ready digital negatives on DVD
  • Hand-bound small modern album from Italy (Design and layout included)

How to enter:


Please leave us a comment telling us why you want to win this prize, along with the date and venue of your wedding.

Also leave your comment/motivation on blfStudios’ Facebook page. (You can just copy and paste your comment)

blfStudios will choose the winner based on the motivation, so write something nice:)

Terms and conditions:


  • The wedding must be shot between February to March 2012 and cannot be transferred to any other time of the year.
  • The wedding must take place in the Western Cape. If your wedding takes place outside the Western Cape and you would like to enter, then flights, 2 nights’ accommodation and transport will be for the couple’s own account.
  • The prize can be used as credit should you wish to upgrade to a bigger collection. This prize is not transferable for cash.
  • Collection cannot be changed in order to get a cash back (i.e. leave the album and ask for the cash value).
  • The couple is responsible for the shipping cost of the album (UPS or FedEx).
  • The couple will be expected to sign the blfStudios contract.
  • Contest updates will be made via the blfStudios and The Pretty Blog’s Facebook pages and the winner will also be announced via these pages. In order to follow the updates and receive notifications, those who enter understand that information will be posted there and agree to “like” our pages so that they can receive important information regarding the contest.
  • Only one entry per couple.
  • All information must be true and correct or entry will be disqualified.
  • By entering you agree to have your story displayed on The Pretty Blog, blfStudios blog, their Facebook pages and Twitter feeds.
  • Competition closes 8 August 2011.

blfStudios Modern Wedding Photography Portfolio from Bond Freyer on Vimeo.

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24 Responses to “Wedding Shoot {Giveaway}”

  1. Claire August 3, 2011 at 12:33 pm #

    I grew up flicking through my parents’ wedding album, trying to imagine what it must have been like. I still do! I’ve always wanted the perfect wedding, but most of all, I’ve wanted beautiful photos that can tell the story for my kids one day. Ones that capture the real emotion of the day, all the people that were there that won’t be around forever.. I want a beautiful day, but I especially want photos that remind me of that day for years…
    Looking through the photos here, I can see that blf studios manages to capture the day in the most beautiful way – you can feel the connection between the couples, and all the emotions experienced on the biggest day of their lives..
    18 Feb 2012 – I’d fly you up to join us at Johannesburg Country Club, a prize as marvelous as this should make the day so magical

  2. Alison August 7, 2011 at 10:49 pm #

    Dear BLF Studio’s,

    We love your pics, we want them too
    We’d love you to be there, when we say I do
    Unlike you, we won’t live twice
    So come shoot our wedding, it’ll be nice!

    Once upon a time, back in 2002,
    A girl with curly hair, met a boy dressed in blue
    She denied it at first, though thought him a catch
    Little did she know, they were a perfect match

    A party came along, he knew the time was right
    So he asked her out, on a cold Saturday night
    And the rest is history, or so they say
    But perhaps we’ll tell more, if we may?

    From friends to soul mates, they quickly grew,
    Leaving varsity for the America’s, and an alternate view
    With backpacks and travel guides, they navigated their way,
    From Mexico to Argentina, in many a day

    Back on home soil, they made a pact
    To stay together through a long-distance act
    Kulula and Mango they came to know well,
    As they travelled back and forth, still under the spell

    Together again in the land of sun and sea,
    They climbed mountains, took up surfing, their lives filled with glee
    On human rights day, he dropped his knee to the floor
    And there were tears of joy, champagne galore

    The date is set – it’s March the third,
    The venue’s near Hermanus, but mum’s the word
    The guests will travel from near and afar
    To celebrate their love (but mostly for the bar)

    The church bells will ring, a hush will descend
    The moment will arrive, please don’t let it end!
    The foodie’s will nibble, the fundi’s will sip
    The laughter will echo, and the dance floor will rip

    The lights will go out, the music too
    But the memories will stay, thanks to you
    As we page through our pics, over many a year
    We’ll smile at each other, and share a quiet tear.

  3. virginia miller August 8, 2011 at 10:24 pm #

    5 compelling reasons to choose our wedding:

    reason 1 ; we wrote this awesome limerick for you

    a canadian couple once flew
    to a land where the sky’s always blue
    taking pics to delight
    they danced through the night
    as they captured our joyful ‘i do’

    reason 2: we’re getting married in de hoop nature reserve on 24/03, one of the most beautiful places in south africa

    reason 3: it’ll be the biggest party of 2012 – the cermeony will be on high dunes above a beautiful marine reserve and the reception held beneath the stars under a giant fig tree

    reason 4: we were in canada 4 years ago and loved it. we know we’ll get along just great

    reason 5: see reason number 1

  4. rose August 10, 2011 at 8:47 am #

    ah these pics are beautiful! we are getting married in the eastern cape in on the 16th march 2012! we are on a tight pbudget so iv had to cut out my “dream ” photographer so far but this would make it perfect! we would def pay for flights etc! :)

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