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Since 30 March we reside in Napier after almost 5 unforgettable years in Stanford (thank you guys). But we are still in the middle of the removal as you can see. But we’re getting there. Hopefully the new kitchen will be ready the end of May and also some minor building works still has to be done. In September/October we intend to start with phase 2: refurbishing the double garage into a studio (and the present temporary studio into a gallery) plus refurbishing the additional cottage into a guest room.
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‘Hemingways’ in Hermanus (South Africa) is a real collectors bookshop named after the American writer Ernest Hemingway. I just got the assignment from owners Beth and Noel Hunt to make a photographic document of this unique shop. Once you enter you go back in time. Not only the old books but also the ‘bric and brac’ are a real inspiration for the photographer’s eye. Tomorrow I’ll be in the shop for 3-4 days for the real job. After that a few weeks battling behind my Apple …
Why I got this assignment? Social Media works: Beth saw the Youtubes about Stanford and my ‘art’ photography which went online last Sunday and said to Noel: “That’s the guy who can do it” and yesterday morning the deal was made. Both insisted that I document the bookshop the way I see it ….
Herewith a few processed ‘snapshots’ to provide you with an idea. All pictures made (candid camera way) from the chair I was sitting in chatting with Beth…