Welcome to my website. Whether you are searching for a photographer, have a keen interest in photography, or are perhaps looking for some inspiration... whatever the reason, I hope that you will enjoy every moment of it.
My name is Liezel van Wyk, better known as Nakkie and I would like to share more about myself and what I have to offer.
I grew up on the farm Soetmelksvlei in the Overberg. Ever since I can remember I have had a fascination for art, whether it be interior design, painting, crafting or photography. A child of the earth and sky, and everything in between, I experience the world through all my senses.
In 2003 I settled into married life on a farm near Nieuwoudtville, called Gannabos. The world's largest quiver tree forest in the southern hemisphere is situated on this farm. Here I discovered an immense passion for photography and how to find true beauty where it is least expected - enabling me to love, share and inspire in a totally new dimension.
I started out with wedding and family photography, however my love for nature was overwhelming to the point of having to choose between the two.
I’ve now set my sights primarily on landscape, nature, macro and lifestyle photography. Living and breathing it from dawn till dusk, I absorb the energy from the changing of the seasons and most of all, from the fauna and flora which are in abundance. Not totally setting aside my love for people, I still enjoy using models in a natural outdoor setting, creating portraits for personal and commercial publishing.
I believe that excellence is the result of doing something with the right amount of love and care, that it should come from the heart and most importantly that you should truly be passionate about it. Providing quality images for any form of art from canvas to advertisement; my aim is to capture the present so we’ll remember the past and look forward to the future.
"BEAUTY AND LOVE WILL ALWAYS BE EVIDENT IN MY WORK."