Regarded as one of the finest Wedding Photographers in South Africa
It was once said “the business of life is the acquisition of memories”, but even more so are those memorable moments and events that Johannesburg & Cape Town Wedding Photographer
Michael Tree lives and strives for, to capture that fleeting moment before it’s lost in time, for ourselves, family and friends to re-live on film and print.
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“Regarded as one of the top 10 Wedding Photographers in Johannesburg South Africa”….so I’m told, but I’ll leave the better judgement to my clients, or that being you taking your time to read this bio. Nonetheless, for more than two decades I have been privileged to grow and develop as a photographer. Since starting my career in photography I have experienced many wonderful moments from photographing a variety of cultures including traditional weddings, African Weddings, Greek Orthodox, Muslim and Jewish weddings, to starting my studio to create the perfect family portrait. I consider myself fortunate & wealthy to have gained an immense amount of experience having met a lot of people, making a lot of friends and journeyed with many of them from engagement shoots, weddings to family portraits. I have never seen myself as a service provider, but as a working guest at your wedding and its always been my pleasure helping couples to manage the wedding day timeline so that you can get the very best out of your photography for that very special day. Whether you have been photographed many times, or if it’s your first photo shoot, my speciality is navigating the process and keeping you relaxed and comfortable to get the most natural photos of the couple on your wedding day. During my editing process colour is key, I opt for a natural look to bring out the best of the bride and groom and the ambience of the day. I have been asked many times what my photography style is, I think the best to describe is that I have a very diverse style, covering elegant, fashion, and fine art through to timeless and candid moments with a touch a glamour. On a personal note, I’m originally from the Western Cape but moved up north to be with the love of my life for more than 20 years now, although my heart and family home still remains in the beautiful Cape. I love travelling and teaching, and I have been fortunate to spend some time in Europe and the United States to nourish my other passion, Architectural Photography I recently joined the very well-known and established photography training group Digital Photography Courses and I’m preparing to present courses on architectural photography. But enough about myself, grab a good cup of coffee and come in and have a look at my work only made possible by the lovely people I have been fortunate to photograph.
Nakita & John
Thank you so much for our awesome pictures, we absolutely love them!
Winnie & Thabang
Michael I just wanted to thank you for accommodating our budget. Without your compassion we would not have been able to relive our wedding day the way you captured it.
Sarah & John
We cannot begin to tell you how delighted we are with our wedding images. Thank you for being so professional on our wedding day.
Carina & Paolo
Wow, you really do live up to your reputation!! The family can't stop talking about our amazing wedding photographs. You truly are very talented!
Thando & Kuru
Dear Michael, we all know how African weddings are never on time, but some how you managed it all and still found time to create amazing images of us. Thank you.
Johan & Marelize
A huge thank you to you and your team for our absolutely stunning wedding albums, we couldn't have imagined it any other way, we love it, it is gorgeous! It was such a pleasure sharing this journey with you.
Michelle & Dean
Thank you thank you thank you, I can't stop saying it enough Michael. You are simply brilliant when it comes to making people feel at ease in front of the camera.
Adam & Kimberley
Thank you for your professionalism, care and absolute kindness you showed us. Thank you for making it so easy and comfortable. We are very grateful to have had you capturing our day and all our happy moments and memories.