African Feet

This picture (exhibited at the UNESCO  exhibition ‘The invisible visible’ in Oslo, Norway sometime ago) say a lot about Africa. For me it’s a meaningful picture. And it was shot by co-incidence. What happened? I did a model shoot. In between the model polished her nails (and spoiled a bit – enlarge the picture). After …

Portraits of Evelina

A photo-shoot I recently did for my wife. Model: Evelina. Yesterday I published the B&W images (which I prefer). Here some colour pictures. Post-processing with McPhun IntensifyPro, -Tonality and -Aurora plus a bit of Photoshop and more bits with LandscapePro and PortraitPro.

Photo shoot portrait

Photography and Social Media

For one of my social media clients I recently did a photoshoot during Mother’s Day. The idea was that the pictures would be published on their blog before the extended buffet lunch was over. That was fast work and hurrying up during photo processing. The result however was great. Within 12 hours after the blog …

The Village Museum

Recently I had a photoshoot in Stellenbosch and Franschhoek in the Western Cape, South Africa. Easy going models = hassle-free work + time-saving so we had an hour to quickly pop in the ‘Dorp Museum’ (Village Museum) in Stellenbosch. It was four years since I’d been in that place but it is certainly going downwards with this …

A Play with Beth

In the previous posting Beth is showing off the 3-piece prom-dress her grandmother made. During this short Sunday afternoon photo-shoot session I made some additional portraits just for the sheer fun of trying out different processing techniques. I also worked on a few pictures of the previous blog submission.

Do NOT hug a Tree in the Southernmost Forest of the African Continent

Tree huggers are a rare breed of the human race. They hug trees, seemingly unaware of damaging (even killing) the life of the bark of the tree such as mosses, epiphytes and fungi that have a lively mutual beneficial exchange with the tree. Especially in the ‘Platbos‘ (meaning ‘Flat Forest’) near our village which is …

Landscapes in the Overberg 7

Farmers are the large scale landscapers on a global scale. Here in the Overberg region of the Western Cape, more specific in and around our village Stanford, it’s not different to the rest of the world. Every human intervention in nature leaves traces and around here I enjoy the photogenic gems on my way to …