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
Bridget and Claudia form Asentiv asked me to photograph corporate portraits for them to use on their website and social medial profiles. Zelda o’Brien from Pretty in the City performed once again her Make-up magic. We shot on location in Century City. The light was beautiful and flashes and light modifiers stayed in the bag. I … Continue reading Portraits for Asentiv South Africa
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
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 … Continue reading Strike a Pose Portrait Workflow Review
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
My wife have been travelling to Paris last week. Here are some of my impressions.
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 … Continue reading Mall of Dubai