When I go out with my camera and photograph for myself, I often challenge myself by either using only one lens (one focal length) or other limitations.
There is a new carpet in on of the conference rooms and the One & Only in Cape Town. Time for an updated image. Some assignments appear simple on the surface, but the detail has some nice challenges. In this case, I had to work with the light coming in from the outside and balancing … Continue reading Back at the One & Only Cape Town
Recently, I started a project with St Luke's Hospice in Cape Town. My brief includes photography of staff members and general photography for the hospice. The first part of the job, was to photograph the CEO of the organisation, Ronita. I had a number of ideas on how to approach these portraits. It included photography … Continue reading St Luke’s Hospice Cape Town
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 … Continue reading Portraits for Matthias
My favorite camera and lens combo used to be the Fuji X100s with the built in 23mm/2.0 lens. It is a stunning combo and is probably one of the most versatile setups. During our trip to Paris earlier this year, I made an interesting discovery: I really love shooting with the 35mm/1.4. Though I can’t … Continue reading My Current Favorite Camera and Lens Combo
One of the things, my wife and myself enjoy doing, especially in summer are morning walks along the beach in Muizenberg. When we make it early enough, the walk along the water is empty and the light might be dramatic. On this morning, I decided to take the Fuji X-Pro2 and the Fuji XF 35mm/1.4 … Continue reading Morning Walk in Muizenberg
This blog post is loooooong overdue. Leandre asked me for her modelling portfolio shoot way back in summer. We did the shoot in March in the vicinity of Muizenberg. All shots were done with available light and the help of reflectors and diffusers. Makeup: Kristine from Kruz 4 Makeup Contact me, if you are interested in … Continue reading Leandre – Modelling Shoot
I am finishing the last jobs before my trip to Muscat tomorrow. Packing lists are prepared and I just need to do the actual packing. About three weeks ago I had to hand in one of my favourite Fuji lenses for repair at Orms. It is the 56mm/ 1.2. It is a wonderful portrait lens with exceptional … Continue reading Travel Preparations