When I go out with my camera and photograph for myself, I often challenge myself by either using only one lens (one focal length) or other limitations.
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 … Continue reading Back at the One & Only Cape Town
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 … Continue reading Exclusive Books Cavendish Square
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