Feather & Stone | Fine Art Wedding Photographer

Sarah + Jonathan * Botswana, Africa

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There’s more happiness in giving than there is in receiving.

Few people appreciate this more than our dear friends Sarah & Jonathan.

A year and a half ago they chose to leave their home in Australia, sacrificing almost every comfort and worldly possession they owned.  They now spend nearly all their time and resources helping the people of Botswana, Africa.

Their life is very simple and at times difficult.

Despite that, they have something that the entire world is searching for.

True, real and lasting happiness.

Tell us, can you see it in these photos?

I think we’ve just scratched the surface.

Fuji Pro 400H, Mamiya 645AF, Canon 1V, Richard Photo Lab

so, what do you think?

  1. AnnetteAugust 9th, 2012

    I love these. The music is so beautiful too, and matches the post so perfectly. My soul (and my eyeballs!) is singing along haha.

  2. David RobertsonAugust 9th, 2012

    this is really beautiful guys :)

  3. john benaventeAugust 9th, 2012

    lovely work!

  4. ChloeAugust 9th, 2012

    You seem to have the most beautiful friends in the most wonderful of places… how do you meet all of these cool individuals..? Beautifully soft photos, your work is just amazing.

  5. DebsAugust 9th, 2012

    Utterly breathtaking! x

  6. JannekeAugust 9th, 2012

    Wow wow wow! So amazing guys :)

  7. Ashton Jean-PierreAugust 9th, 2012

    My Australian fiancée and I are so glad that we met you.. :) film is so you… Bokehiful.

  8. Britt SpringAugust 9th, 2012

    Ah ha beautiful! S&J two will cherish those photos forever, you captured them probably during the happiest time of their life, what a priviledge & you did it perfectly. Next it’s you! (3MUL)xxxxxxx

  9. VictoriaAugust 9th, 2012

    Beautiful work. These photographs seem to have a soul of their own.

  10. Igor DembaAugust 9th, 2012

    Incredible job in capturing S&J guys, Botswana is beautiful.

  11. LisleAugust 9th, 2012

    I love them, I love the pictures. Thank you for documenting this. Blessings a plenty to all.

  12. hafiz fayzAugust 9th, 2012

    love your works….

  13. elisabetta | linen and silkAugust 9th, 2012

    Just perfect. In every sense. I don’t know what Sarah & Jonathan are in Botwana for, but their happiness and contentment is written all over. And your pictures capture it perfectly. xx

  14. Julianna Koh BlackwellAugust 9th, 2012

    Wow, wow, wow!

  15. ScoutAugust 10th, 2012

    So cool.

  16. kristi wrightAugust 10th, 2012

    These are so beautiful. The last photo is my favorite. The man has such joy in his face!

  17. Toni RaperAugust 10th, 2012

    magical and yes that is true happiness!

  18. shipraAugust 10th, 2012

    ahhhh, these make me feel so good. I lived in Botswana for most of my youth and it’s one of the most incredible places in the world. Love seeing a tiny glimpse of it and this beautiful couple through your eyes.

  19. GabAugust 10th, 2012

    AMAZING!! Just divine

  20. AmandaAugust 10th, 2012

    Beautiful:-) The story. Every image. Every emotion shared.

  21. CarmelAugust 10th, 2012

    Aw that is so sweet, you can feel the love!!

  22. Kat BramanAugust 11th, 2012

    oh you guys!!!! I can just picture your reactions when you got these. So so so amazing! xo

  23. ShellaAugust 11th, 2012

    Guys…. these are beautiful beyond words. Wow wow wow! And wow.

  24. JadeAugust 11th, 2012

    Wow, that is amazing. We need more people like them in this world.

  25. Andi of My Beautiful AdventuresAugust 11th, 2012

    These photos are insanely gorgeous! What a stunning couple!!!

  26. Denis AdonisAugust 11th, 2012

    AAwww there’s nothing like film. I love the colours. But what I like most, is that you focus on the couple, and you manage to capture something intangible of the relationship. Thanks for sharing a hug with love from Chile.

  27. HollyAugust 11th, 2012

    Beautiful people and beautiful photos!

  28. KyleAugust 11th, 2012

    Sooooo, what you’re saying is that they’re gorgeous, terribly photogenic and nice people to boot?! AND now they have these killer photos to hang up wherever they live?! Life’s not fair sometimes :P

  29. SachinAugust 11th, 2012

    So beautiful! Wow..

  30. Maria FilipeAugust 11th, 2012

    Love it, love it, love it…………awesome pictures and I can understand your feelings towards all of this.
    Just amazing!!!

  31. RubénAugust 12th, 2012

    Excellent! i love your work =)

  32. PJAugust 13th, 2012

    WOW!! so good…that all I can say..

  33. carolineAugust 13th, 2012

    LOVED reading the story about these two. And incredible photos to go along with it!

  34. JESSIEAugust 13th, 2012

    The world is better place because people like Sarah and Jonathan exist. You can see their beauty inside and out.

  35. JasonAugust 13th, 2012

    Oh wow. Africa? And yes, there’s something special between these two. Especially love the moment when they chatted to the driver!

  36. MelAugust 13th, 2012

    ‘Safeguard your heart’ and anything is possible!

  37. Christina BrosnanAugust 13th, 2012

    Truly inspiring and gorgeousness all around.

  38. NateAugust 18th, 2012

    what the freak? Seriously gorgeous. I used to live there! Bots is one special place. Miss it TOO much!

  39. ed peersAugust 18th, 2012

    Unreal you guys. So good.

  40. DavidAugust 21st, 2012

    Beautiful post. Unreal.

  41. StewAugust 22nd, 2012

    Unreal!

  42. niravAugust 23rd, 2012

    Yeah so this is kind of amazing. Beautifully done my friends!

  43. geeAugust 29th, 2012

    10 of 10

  44. Mark BlueOctober 11th, 2016

    These are inspiring photographs.

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