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A Mother & A Professional

A Mother & A Professional Life as a birth photographer and mom of three is nothing short of organized chaos which I can't imagine any other way. I am truly blessed to be able to work flexibly and most times still being able to be there with my three kids...

One Of The Things That Makes Us Unique

One Of The Things That Makes Us Unique One of the most popular items in birth photography for clients and a big deciding factor when it comes to which birth photographer you will be booking is hands down the VIDEO!! Images have the power to WOW you when it...

Welcome!

Welcome! As you know in this world of new babies and birth photography growing so rapidly in South Africa it is so easy to get wrapped up in editing and meeting with new clients, continuing to support past clients, new photographers (I am also the...

A Mother & A Professional

A Mother & A Professional

Life as a birth photographer and mom of three is nothing short of organized chaos which I can’t imagine any other way.

I am truly blessed to be able to work flexibly and most times still being able to be there with my three kids as their schedules get crazier and as their need for mom fluctuates. They are very shortly going to be three, five and seven, and its when I write that down on a blog that it dawns on me how far I have come after loosing my husband and how I MADE IT through Gods grace and strength and my sheer determination or need to never give up on a challenge (I am not sure which one trumps the other) but I MADE IT!!
I am forever grateful to the way my path has crossed with every person that has been a building pillar for me and just how birth photography found its way to me at the very time I needed it too. With a job that I absolutely love and couldn’t imagine wanting to do anything else to seeing the sleeping faces of my three kids most of every night I am one happy woman.

One Of The Things That Makes Us Unique

One Of The Things That Makes Us Unique

One of the most popular items in birth photography for clients and a big deciding factor when it comes to which birth photographer you will be booking is hands down the VIDEO!!

Images have the power to WOW you when it is hanging on a wall or using it as your ever growing collection of technology devices home screens, but the video just brings that extra bit of sparkle and life to your package and experience.

The emotionally captivating video that is produced with all the moments of joy, tears of happiness and relief that finally you can see this little miracle for the very first time brings is just priceless. It is produced with your personal choice of licensed music so you can share as you wish and allow whoever you would like to share a small part of your personal journey to new life.
It is through these stills and video footage that really and truly allows the parents to relive those huge life changing moments and when my clients tell me they can’t help but cry when they get to see their videos for the first time and everytime after that makes me feel truly that I have done my job to the best of my ability.

Welcome!

Welcome!

As you know in this world of new babies and birth photography growing so rapidly in South Africa it is so easy to get wrapped up in editing and meeting with new clients, continuing to support past clients, new photographers (I am also the relationships manager at SABPA) and trying to keep up with the demand I have not been staying on top of all the wonderful sharing I would have liked to be doing with all of you and I do really hope I can be more available to sharing these experiences with you all in 2018.

I believe the new look on the website and fresh content will allow you to see and to get a little insight into the incredible times that are captured in the moments of pregnancy, birth and life after these little ones rock your world. There is nothing more special than capturing these images for new moms and dads for them to look on for many years to come.

 

Kristen Van Staden

Kristen Van Staden

Photographer

My name is Kristen van Staden and I am a single mom to three busy and content little people. With two girls and a bouncing boy I have hands on experience when it comes to being a mom and know the special moments we wish to hold onto for a life time, this also allows my passion for birth photography to be seen in my work and appreciated by my clients.