LED Installations at Victoria & Alfred Battery Park

Beka Schreder Installation at Waterfront Beka Schreder produces commercial LED lights and has numerous installations in Cape Town. These assignments have to be shot by definition in perfect light, which is in the magic hour just after sunset. The downside of this is the dependance of good weather conditions, especially during the Cape Town winter. …

From The Archives: Silo Hotel Preview

I came across these images from the Silo Hotel Preview in 2017 in my library. The event covered not only a cocktail party, but also a tour through some of the rooms of the hotel. The rooms are beautiful, but judge for yourself. The hotel is part of the silo complex in which the Zeitz …

Back at the One & Only Cape Town

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 …

Exclusive Books Cavendish Square

When Exclusive  aBooks contacted me to photograph the launch of the refurbished store at Cavendish Square in Cape Town, I was really excited. We have tons of books in our household and the store at Cavendish as our local bookstore where we buy books, locally. This is not a minor refurbishment, but a total new …

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 …

My Current Favorite Camera and Lens Combo

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 …