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Bastille Festival 2017

Bastille Festival 2017

Bastille Festival 2017 15th and 16th July, where locals and visitors will be celebrating the valley’s centuries-old French Huguenot heritage.
Berets in hand.Red white and blue outfit planned to perfection. Now you’re ready to celebrate this year’s Franschhoek Bastille Festival, 15th and 16th July, in style!
One of the main sponsor Boekenhoutskloof Wine with Porcupine and Wolftrap range of wines.

It was a wet weekend in Franschhoek due to rain… but we need the rain and most of all did not stop the fun!

Photographer Sandro Tasso Olympus Brand Ambassador in South Africa based in Paarl and in Franschhoek

 

Sean and Avril

Sean and Avril

Sean and Avril Wedding sneak peek

In the beautiful valley of Franschhoek at Cafe Bon Bon Sean and Avril said ” I do”

It was a pleasure to be part as a photographer at your wedding a couple full of life love and humor!

Location: Cafe’ BonBon Franschhoek http://www.lapetite.co.za for more info on the location please contact

Photographer: Sandro Tasso Wide Angle photo studio

Second Photographer: Toby Maggs

Great day great couple thank you for everything!

Sandro

 

Cape Epic 2017

Cape Epic 2017

The Absa Cape Epic is an annual mountain bike stage race held in the Western Cape, South Africa. It has been accredited as hors categorie (beyond categorisation) by the Union Cycliste Internationale. First staged in 2004, the race typically covers more than 700 kilometres (435 miles), and lasts eight days – a prologue and seven stages. The Absa Cape Epic attracts elite professional mountain bikers from around the world, who compete in teams of two. To qualify for a finish, teams have to stay together for the duration of the race. The race is also open to amateurs, who enter a lottery in order to gain a slot. A total of 600 teams take part. The times taken to finish each stage are aggregated to determine the overall winning team in each category at the end of the race. The course changes every year, but the race has always taken place in the Western Cape. The Absa Cape Epic was described by Bart Brentjens, 1996 Olympic gold medallist in mountain biking and a former Absa Cape Epic winner, as the “Tour de France of mountain biking”.
The 2017 route will take riders through 691 km of Western Cape countryside and up a lot of hills: the accumulated vertical gain over the eight days will be 15 400m.

Photographer: Sandro Tasso Wide Angle photo Studio Franschhoek

Olympus Ambassador South Africa

Camera: Olympus OM-D EM-1 mark II lens: Zuiko 300mm f4 Pro

Family shoot

Family shoot

Family shoot at Val de Vie Estate.

Great fun shooting this kids during this winter at Val de Vie.

 

Martyn and Kirsty Sneak Peak

Martyn and Kirsty Sneak Peak

Martyn and Kirsty Sneak Peak at the romantic getaway Franschhoek Manor Guesthouse in  the Franschhoek beautiful valley Cape Winelands South Africa.

More info at http://www.franschhoekmanor.co.za

Photographer Sandro Tasso

from Wide Angle photo studio

 

Supermoon

Supermoon

Supersoon

November 2016

This year, the full moons of October, November and December all take place when the moon is at its closest point of approach in its orbit around Earth — a so-called supermoon.

This full moon will be not only the closest and brightest supermoon of 2016 but also the largest since 1948. 

Bridge House Grade 7 Farewell

Bridge House Grade 7 Farewell Sneak Peek

Bridge House Grade 7 Farewell Sneak Peek in the beautiful location of Boschendal Farm in Franschhoek

 

 

Franschhoek Uncorked 2016

Franschhoek Uncorked 2016

Franschhoek Uncorked 2016 at Boekenhoutskloof Wine Farm
Lot of fun lot of wine what else? The Chocolate Block
The quest to understand the name of this wine and the wine itself is now the stuff of legend – it’s even launched a graphic novel (see here). While we are not about to reveal all, we can say that the style of the wine is a reflection of our belief that the Cape, with its Mediterranean climate, is eminently suited to blended reds. The make-up of this wine is tweaked from vintage to vintage to best reflect the season and the ancient vines of great character that are an integral part of the wine’s charm and personality.

For more info visit the internet page of Boekenhoutskloof press here.

 

Benedene and Aldrich Wedding Sneak Peek

Benedene and Aldrich Wedding Sneak Peek

Benedene and Aldrich Wedding Sneak Peek

A wonderful “rustic wedding” at Rondekuil Farm in Durbanville positioned amongst rolling hills with breath-taking views of the Boland Mountain Ranges and Table Mountain.

This was a very special wedding for me, I met Benedene and Aldrich during a Corporate photo shoot at Clarity Diamonds in Cape Town and they fell “in love” with my style and so I am very proud of the opportunity they gave me to shoot their special day!

Thank you and all the best for the future!

 

Wedding at Mont Rochelle Franschhoek

Wedding at Mont Rochelle Franschhoek

Wedding at Mont Rochelle Franschhoek  picturesque location at the foot of the Klein Dassenberg Mountain Range in Franschhoek.

Nice and cosy wedding in Franschhoek at Mont Rochelle unfortunately the weather was not nice very wind so the ceremony was indoor.

Photographer Sandro Tasso Olympus Ambassador in South Africa member of SA professional photographer

Camera: Olympus OM-D EM-1 and Olympus OM-D EM-5 mark II

Lenses: Olympus 12-40mm f2.8 Pana Leica 25mm f1.5 Pana Leica 42.5mm f1.2