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…

Portraits for Asentiv South Africa

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…

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…

Andrew Foye – Corporate Portrait

Andrew is probably one of my oldest corporate portrait clients. It was exciting for me, when he called me to update his portrait for his social media marketing and website. We shot the portrait on location in his office.

Working with the Fuji XT1

I was able to work with the Fuji XT 1 for a couple of weeks now on a couple of assignments and want to share some of my impressions here. This will not be yet another review of this camera. There are already enough around. I am focusing on my personal experience in my professional…

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…