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Monthly Archives: September 2011

Elsa

Location shoots is always fun. Elsa was the model and Anel Cronje from Makeup-me did the makeup.

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Lock

I saw many interesting locks while we were touring India. This is one of them.

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Jaisalmer

Jaisalmer is a town in the Indian state of Rajasthan. It is also known as the "Golden City" due to many of the buildings are built with yellow sandstone giving it a golden color. On the hill is a fort where there still lives approximately 4000 people.

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Tigger’s Friend

This little boy is about 6 months old. He was so friendly and it was a real fun shoot with lots of smiles.

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Laughing

I photographed this zebra at the Mokala National Park in the Northern Cape.

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Silver Lining

It is said that: "Every cloud has a silver lining". It was the case when I photographed Julia. Congratulations with your wedding Julia & Etienne!

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Erich & Cheney

On special request this photo of Erich & Cheney on their way to a ball, is the photo for today. This is the first time that I have included a photo that I have not taken myself. My husband Werner did the photoshoot while I was in India.

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New Born

This was officially the youngest baby that I have photographed in the studio. She is only two days old. She was born on Tuesday.

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Rising Moon

The moon was rising beautifully, while we were photographing an evening soccer game.

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Windows

From my India trip, this building drew my attention with it’s colors. The simplicity of the windows and door adds to the composition.

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Anemonefish

This photo of a tomato anemonefish was taken at the Similan Islands during one of our dive trips.

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Jurgens & Petro

­­­ Congratulations on your wedding! Jurgens & Petro held the wedding reception at Kopano Nokeng. It was a beautiful day.

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Anel

Anel from Makeup-Me is not only a makeup artist, has also played model for me. This is one of the photos we took on a farm.

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Blacktip

There are reports of blacktip sharks showing curiosity towards divers, but remaining at a safe distance. Under most circumstances, this timid shark is not regarded as highly dangerous to humans. However, they may become aggressive in the presence of food, and their size and speed invite respect (Wiki).

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1 Month

Back in the studio, I photographed this baby girl. She is one month old and only ways 2,8 kg.

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Umkomaas

I have arrived back home. South Africa has beautiful clean beaches. This one is at Umkomaas on the East coast of South Africa.

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Elephanta Caves

The Elephanta Caves are a network of sculpted caves located on Elephanta Island, in Mumbai Harbour, 10 kilometres to the east of the city of Mumbai in the Indian state of Maharashtra. The island, located on an arm of the Arabian Sea, consists of two groups of caves—the first is a large group of five […]

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Marble Carving

This little girl is helping her dad with marble carvings. Above their heads is some of the ornaments they made.

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Folk Dance

We have seen some folk dances in Udaipur, India. These pots are used to carry water and sometimes a competition is held to see how many pots they can balance. In this photo the lady is performing in a folk dance and she is dancing on ice. She is balancing 6 pots, but in the […]

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Jain Temple

Ranakpur is a village located in Desuri tehsil near Sadri town in the Pali district of Rajasthan in western India. Light colored marble has been used for the construction of this grand temple which occupies an area of approximately 60 x 62 meters. The temple, with its distinctive domes, shikhara, turrets and cupolas rises majestically […]

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Blue City

Jodhpur is the second largest city in the Indian state of Rajasthan. The city is known the Sun City for the bright, sunny weather it enjoys all year. It is also referred to as the Blue City due to the blue-painted houses around the Mehrangarh Fort (Wiki).

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Camel Ride

We did a camel ride in the desert. Unfortunately we were not lucky enough to have a beautiful sunset from the dunes.

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Pelgrims

Once a year, these pelgrims walk approximately 60 km to the temple for the festival.

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Bikaner

Bikaner (Rajastan – India) as seen from the Junagarh Fort. The fort complex was built under the supervision of Karan Chand, the Prime Minister of Raja Rai Singh, the sixth ruler of Bikaner, who ruled from 1571 to 1611 AD (Wiki).

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Elephant Driver

One of the ways to get to the Amber palace in Jaipur, India, is to take an elephant. This was one of the elephant "drivers".

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Red Fort – Agra

Agra Fort is a UNESCO World Heritage site located in Agra, India. It is about 2.5 km northwest of its more famous sister monument, the Taj Mahal. The fort can be more accurately described as a walled city (Wiki).

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