Candid Portraits 4: The Coffee Maker

The Coffee Corner in Morton Street, Stanford, South Africa is the place where villagers gather, play games, do their wireless computer work, talk and talk, pamper their babies, relax, read the newspaper, pick up a fast snack, dream, cry, laugh and above all enjoy a delicious cup of coffee and affordable food. Although the people …

Light reflection (2 pictures to compare)

I never use flashlights or other artificial lighting equipment. Personally I think that you can make perfect pictures with advanced artificial lighting but you loose the ‘soul’ of the subject. For me it’s the challenge to use the available light and picture as is, followed by enhancing the ‘soul of the image’ with photo-processing software. …

Reflections at The Hairdresser

THE Hairdresser in our village is Belinda and she is not only a pleasant personality. Belinda is determined to make something special of your hair and she really likes it. No village gossip but just fun and in the meantime focussed. Stanford can be proud of its ‘Hair by Belinda’ and Belinda takes pride in …