Strike a Pose Portrait Workflow Review

Sleeklens asked me to write a review on their Strike A Pose Portrait Workflow and sent me the presets and brushes for Lightroom. There are few things that I really like about the workflow tool and some that I don’t. For most of my current portrait work, I aim for a natural look without too…

Leandre – Modelling Shoot

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…

July

It is July, already. Wow. Time is flying. The first half of the year, I have been travelling a bit and I thought that not travelling means that I would have more time for writing. How wrong, I was. Anyway, here I am. There is lots of catch up to do. I owe Leandre a…

Paris Impressions

My wife have been travelling to Paris last week. Here are some of my impressions.

Mall of Dubai

  After travelling through Dubai many times, I spent the first time some days in the city this month. It was mostly as I expected a Disney world for adults. There were a number of amazing feasts to look at, such as the Burj Khalifa in the background right. It is currently the tallest building in…

Hot Chilli

I photographing currently dried fruit and I thought it would be fun to take a short break and replace the dried fruit with a fresh chilli from our garden. Just for fun. Be warned, once our fruit and vegetable garden is in full production, I will be going crazy with pictures of our own vegetables…

Inspiration – Bill Cunningham

Bill Cunningham is an inspiration for me. Yesterday was his 87th birthday. He is still very active and photographs for the New York Times. Once a week he compiles a short video as this above about fashion, mostly in New York. There are a number of things that are worth mentioning At age 87 he…

Travel Preparations

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…

View from Buitenverwachting

I had a shoot this evening at Buitenverwachting and had the chance to capture this scene. We are living in a beautiful place. Shot with the Fuji Xt-1.