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 … Continue reading Portraits for Matthias

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 … Continue reading Working with the Fuji XT1

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 … Continue reading Catalyst Communications – A Corporate Portrait Session

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 … Continue reading Cape Argus Cycle Tour 2012 Part 1

Nicole – A Portrait Session

    Nicole contacted me for a fun portrait session to mark a new stage in her life. Anneline Black¬†prepared Nicole with make up and hair. I photographed her on location and in studio with natural light. Looking for your own portrait session? Contact me here. [contact_form email="jurgen@jurgensphotography.com" subject="Nicole - Contact Form Submission"]

5 Tips for Better Family Portraits

Family portraits with children can be real fun and produce great results. I have been photographing children and families for years. On occasion, we started the photo session with unhappy children. At the end, we always were able to turn things around and have fun during the shoot. I learnt some lessons along the way, … Continue reading 5 Tips for Better Family Portraits

Studio Portraits

Recently, I introduced studio portrait sessions as an addition to my portrait photography offering. For your personal and corporate portraits session, you can choose between studio and on location sessions. So far, I had the pleasure to photograph nursing staff for a major hospital company, private and professional headshots and a cover image for a … Continue reading Studio Portraits