I'm Robyn Davie,
I'm a big-city Jozi gal who absolutely LOVES running this business - spanning across two cities!
We aim to stand out from the crowd, with our focus on bold, bright and fresh photography, all delivered to you by a top-notch team.
This brand has come a long way since launching in early 2013. Since then we've grown from a one-woman show to an award-winning fourteen-member team, and have documented thousands of photo shoots.
SCROLL DOWN FOR MORE INFO ABOUT OUR TEAM, AND MY OWN JOURNEY TO WHERE I AM NOW...
WE ARE FUN, ORGANISED & EFFICIENT
All of our sessions are designed to be easy-going, stress-free and a lot of fun.
We have a quick and simple booking-in system run via email by our lovely office manager Grace, and from initial enquiry to end delivery of product we aim to make each step of the way as seamless as possible.
WE ARE NATURAL LIGHT PHOTOGRAPHERS
This means we use minimal gear, don't shoot in studios, and that our sessions are quick and fun, without the need to constantly adjust lighting and flashes.
WE DON'T USE PROPS/SUPPLY WARDROBE
Our focus is on documenting real life - so that newborn baby should look like a baby, not a pumpkin, wrapped up in your arms and not in a scratchy tutu. We cut out the frills, and encourage you to dress in comfy, casual complementary colours and clothes.
We currently have photographers in Johannesburg and Cape Town -and are more than happy to travel to other locations worldwide.
We have a couple of fave Joburg outdoor locations for shoots, or can photograph an at-home session at your family home. Chat to Grace for more info.
FROM ONE-WOMAN SHOW TO FOURTEEN-MEMBER
AWARD-WINNING PHOTOGRAPHY TEAM
2004 - 2008
studied & traveled
Before, during and after my degree I got in as much traveling as I could, living in Tokyo, Shanghai and Cape Town!
With a BA Corporate Communications and Psychology degree..
2008 - 2012
Worked as a freelance wardrobe stylist and art director for the film industry
2013 & 2014
living in los angeles
Worked a million jobs in LA - shop assistant, games hostess, event organiser, cater waiter, fitness model, you name it!
Did my first ever PAID photo shoot, and I was hooked!
Spent two years photographing head shots for actors.
Returned back to the city of gold - Johannesburg,
my home, my heart.
got real serious
Realised it was truly time to STEP THINGS UP - rebranded (new logo, new website, new look and feel),
hired our lovely office manager,
launched a second business (Robyn Davie Creative) for corporates and events.
2015 - 2017
phase two of the biz
Returned to Johannesburg and started photographing families for the first time.
Launched our associate photographer program, starting to train and mentor young female photographers.
2018 - 2019
Focused on getting REALLY good at what we do, upping our ante on services and products, ensuring we were delivering top quality client service.
Hired our marketing manager.
time for expansion
Expanded into Cape Town.
Hired our biz manager.
Grew our team with four additional
photographers in the Mother City.
Launched an online store.
Partnered up with the iStore.