We got our first camera, at this stage Hema was still studying and we began shooting as a hobby.
We shot our first wedding, which was nothing professional and also not part of our grand plan.
At this stage Designer photo wasn't a thought or even an idea.
By this time we were getting booked for weddings by word of mouth, we didn't have a portfolio or a website. Clients had a look at some of our albums from the year before and we were officially wedding photographers without even knowing it
We designed a logo and choose our name Designer photo
Mitesh built us a website
We finally started our Facebook page
We finally bought www.designerphoto.co.za
We decided a new logo was best.
We shot a record 20 weddings that year.
We landed our first magazine feature
We started shooting in dream locations.
We began doing food shoots for magazines and restaurants
First newborn shoot which was possibly the most difficult shoot and most rewarding
We shot our first wedding out of Johannesburg and first birth shoot
We travel to India for the first time together.
We shot our first destination wedding, we traveled to India and Thailand this year
Got featured in The Bridal Mantra our first international wedding photographer feature