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About Janine

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Thank you for coming to my little corner of the internet, I hope you like what you have seen so far! 

My name is Janine Pretorius. I am a born and bred Free Stater but now call the hustle and bustle of Johannesburg my home. I am a mother, wife, beauty queen, and of course, a photographer.  I am currently Mrs. Africa 2022, and I use every aspect of my photography business to grow, learn and reach out to others around me. 

When I am not photographing weddings or families I like to spend my time with my husband and son. I also love doing charity work which takes up most of my time. 

My photographic journey started in 2008 when I graduated from high school, and after many years of learning, growing, assisting, and second shooting with other photographers, I photographed my first wedding in 2014 and my first family session in 2012. 

I left my full-time teaching career at the end of 2019, I am incredibly lucky to be photographing families and weddings full time, since then. 

I also have a studio at my home, where I create adorable cake smash sessions and also mini-sessions for every celebration of the year. 

Having the opportunity to photograph a session, is something so special and something so incredible. Not only is each session COMPLETELY unique, but I also love the whirlwind of emotions and the little moments going on in-between everything.

I pride myself in the following:

My work is HONEST, RAW, and EMOTIVE. I don't over-edit my images, I don't create Pinterest sessions that another photographer can copy. Your session will be unique and your own. 


I love meeting people and would love to tell your story as honestly as possible.
Please feel free to contact me for information, pricing, or even just a chat!



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