Hi, I’m Alida, the full-of-fun-and-laughs lady behind the lens of Elysian Photography.
Growing up in my huge family, life happened quickly and you either jumped on to enjoy the ride or missed out on life’s fleeting moments!
My photography style has been driven by this mindset and combines documentary and lifestyle photography to capture every day, unscripted moments as they unfold in a natural and authentic way.
My mission is to preserve emotions, not just the visual record of your wedding day.
With Elysian Photography, you can expect a collection of images that not only mirror the look but also the heartfelt essence of your special day, including those beautiful, candid moments shared between you and your partner.
I’m passionate about exploring innovative techniques, from capturing backlit silhouettes to utilizing special speed light setups, to create unique and enchanting wedding portraits.
My editing style reflects my insatiable love for life and all of its beautiful colours. The warm, rich tones that I weave into your images will allow your photographs to stay timeless and classic for years to come.
Choose Elysian Photography to weave the colours of your love story into beautifully crafted images that will stand the test of time.
Alida surpassed all our expectations as a photographer, making her the perfect choice for our special day. Both Riaan and I strongly believed that the photos would hold immense significance in preserving the memories of our wedding. Alida ensured that we felt at ease and enjoyed every moment during the creative shoot. Moreover, she skilfully captured countless candid moments of our families throughout the entire day. Alida’s dedication and commitment went above and beyond, ensuring that we received nothing short of the finest photographs to accompany our cherished memories.
You exceeded our “expectations”! All we can say is wow!❤️❤️ Thank you very much for capturing our MOST beautiful day so amazingly!!Every photo has so much emotion in it and it’s all thanks to you who could capture those moments ❤️ We’ve said it a few times already, but we’ll say it again… you were one of the biggest highlights for us! Thanks for everything ❤️ we’ll see you again, maybe for a maternity shoot in the future