Back to Basics – ISO

Read this simple guide to ISO, because when you understand ISO, aperture and shutter speed, you have pretty much mastered the technical fundamentals of photography.

Back to Basics – Aperture

Learn how your camera aperture works, and how to get the best results from understanding this.

In January I photographed the ultra cool new offices for Publicis Machine for their interior designer. All interior spaces are photographed with portable studio lighting. Thanks to Arjan Engelen for assisting me that day. Reception area I just love the red pencils hanging from the light fitting How awesome is this container style office? Slinkies [...]

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Styled Interiors | Signature Restaurant, Brooklyn, Pretoria

25 March 2015
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Desmond Mabuza, owner of Signature Restaurant in Morningside, has extended the restaurant and opened a branch in Brooklyn, Pretoria. I photographed these interiors with portable studio lights to create balanced lighting and a sense of drama and moodiness.

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Hotel Photography | Villa Monticello, Accra Ghana

24 March 2015
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In November last year, I spent two weeks in Accra, Ghana photographing the prestigious Villa Monticello. I must admit, I was a little nervous travelling into West Africa after the recent Ebola outbreak, but thankfully Ghana had no confirmed cases, but nonetheless they were still on high alert. Traveling with about 100kg of camera and [...]

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Polar Dust | On Location Band photography

23 March 2015
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After I shot the images for Polar Dust’s CD booklet, Sara and I started conceptualizing our next shoot together. We wanted a Nordic feel, and to somehow involve animals. I found the location down the road from my house, and we decided to use a wolf and a husky. Being a remote location, there was [...]

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Studio Portraiture | Jean de Villiers

20 March 2015
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In November last year I was commissioned by DStv Media Sales to photograph South African Springbok rugby captain, Jean de Villiers for their 2015 Sports Heros Planning Guide. Jean and four members of staff from DStv Media Sales were photographed in studio, and comped into the final layouts by the creative team at Clearwater. As [...]

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