What I'd love to do for you

Through my Bloemfontein-based brand, Mudboots, I provide artistic photography services, locally and nationally. Mudboots loves events, including weddings, the latter being all about love.

Mudboots embraces the opportunity to serve, be it large social events, corporate events, birthday parties, or whatever event your creativity leads you to conceive. I love to capture special moments between people: those unforgettable and never-to-be-repeated interactions, in-between staged portraits, and so on.

Mudboots uses colours, takes pictures up close and personal, or from far and away, providing you with memories from every angle. Memories for every taste. Mudboots designs photo books for you, or your photographer, and delivers them to the printer of your choice. Mudboots focuses on serving the photographic needs of Bloemfontein, and beyond … a South African brand in the making.

Plus, I meet all clients in person, before their events, to ensure that the chemistry between camera and client contributes to the capturing of the true essence of your event or wedding.

With today’s technology, anyone can take a nice picture, and make it even prettier with software, afterwards. Trust Mudboots with the key events in your life, whether professional or personal: entrust your visual memories to an artist

Inside my bag

The camera does not make the photographer. Someone that has never used a camera will not get the same quality pictures as a true artist, even with the best equipment.

Simply put, great photographers take even better pictures with the right equipment. Like any art form, only two main variables exist: the artist and her or his material and technology.

Mudboots uses two camera bodies, for backup and continuity purposes, enhancing your peace of mind …

Mudboots uses three lenses to achieve the best possible photographic result for every moment, whether your picture is to be taken far, near, or right here. A high quality flash, reflector and light triggers contribute to my creative edge. We also have top of the range video gear including sliders, LED lights, 3HD camcorders, mikes and more to make sure your dvd has perfect sound and image.

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Mudboots Team


Anneska van der Spoel

owner/ head photographer

I graduated with distinction from Planet Pixel School of Advertising in 2010, after migrating from a career in the legal profession. The then Krant, now Bloemfontein Courant, bestowed upon me the Best Student Photographer Award. Having previously founded Mudboots, I decided to nurture and grow the brand, and realise my vision of authentic, artistic photography. I believe that I am only as good as my last picture.

I continued to advance my knowledge in Photography by enrolling at Shaw academy where I obtained my diploma in wedding photography with distinction. Since we all know experience can only be obtained by doing, I second shooted for various established photographers including Kaleidoscope Studios, Iflair Photography, Eloise van Rensburg Fotografie and Go Urban. I now have more than a 100 weddings behind me and is confidant that I can capture your wedding, couple, family as well as any event beautifully, creating lasting memories.

The Mudboots brand is heavily influenced by my finely developed sense of creativity, and my passion for people. I love to engage with clients and prospective clients before important events, to ensure good vibes between the camera and the client.

Des van Rensburg is a formally trained engineer turned self-thought videographer. He has more than 200 wedding behind his name as well as big production like they annual Grey Music festival .As a hands-on videographer, he can’t help the tears that run down his cheeks with every bride he films walking down the aisles to say goodbye to her dad and stand alongside the man she knows to be her happily ever after. H knows that it’s not all about the tech stuff, it’s about the heart of the story.

His video style is traditional documentary  blending into the background rather than cinematic style direction. He knows exactly how to set up in the ceremony and reception to capture every emotional moment for you to watch over and over again.  The couple shoot can be a complitation of photos or the documentation of moments and fun.

Your final product will be delivered in a specially designed case made just for you with your dvd or blue-ray video.



Des van Rensburg

head videographer