Portraits for Matthias

Matthias contacted me for a corporate headshot session. He was looking for something different to a picture in front of a white background. We started in studio with natural light, which gave us some unidirectional soft light and allowed me to photograph literally focusing on his eyes. We played around with some flash options and…

Desmond Tutu hands over the IJR Award to Symphonia

Last week I received a call from Symphonia (they are one of my earliest clients) and asked me, if I would be available to photograph at year’s Institute for Justice and Reconicilation’s  Awards evening. Louise van Rhyn received the award for her work of Partners for Possibility. In short Partners for Possibility links headmasters of schools with business…

Portrait Session with Louise Gardiner – First Principles

  I photographed Louise, a while back for her website and marketing material. Louise needed a variety of images displaying professionalism and approachability. She is a mediator, facilitator and stakeholder engagement expert who works with groups of any size to get back to the basics of effective collaboration. With deep roots in the corporate citizenship…

The Fuji X100s in Practice – Portrait Session

The X100s in Practice I bought the Fuji X100s in September last year and the camera has been my favorite camera ever since. This includes most of my past cameras. Only, the Canon T90 from the 1980s might compete with it (for very different reasons). Yes, my second favorite camera is a Canon. 🙂 It…

Lars Maersk

On Monday, I had the opportunity to visit and photograph the vessel Lars Maersk, which anchored in Cape Town harbour. My assignment was to photograph images of the vessel during a tour with captain Christian Hegart and the chief engineer. It’s only, when you are on a vessel of this size (it is 266 m long…

Catalyst Communications – A Corporate Portrait Session

Recently, Sue Parker-Smith and her team from Catalyst Communications visited me for a corporate portrait shoot to update their website. Sue was looking for a fresh, fun and clean look and so we went to work. We had energy filled and fun session over the next hour or so. Want to upgrade your portraits for…

Ryk Neethling at the World Haemophilia Day

I had the opportunity to photograph the World Haemophilia Day Awareness event in Paarl, on Saturday. Ryk Neethling gave children from Tyberberg and Red Cross Hospital a unique swimming lesson experience. The Witness printed one of my favorite shots from the event: Here is another article at Media 24 with another of my images.

Cape Argus Cycle Tour 2012 Part 1

On Sunday Cape Town will once again experience “the world’s largest individually timed cycle race” with about 35000 riders on the 109km route. It is one of the races I wanted to participate in since I arrived in Cape Town 13 years ago. Well, it hasn’t happened yet, though I completed the Two Oceans Ultra Marathon…