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Yearly Archives: 2012

Swiss Alps

The Swiss Alps are the portion of the Alps mountain range that lies within Switzerland. The highest summit in the Swiss Alps is Monte Rosa (4,634 metres) near the Swiss-Italian border. The highest mountain which lies entirely on Swiss territory is the Dom (4,545 metres). Other main summits can be found in the list of […]

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L’Mari

I had the privelege to photograph L’Mari again. I have experimented with some new techniques and this was one of her photos.

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Stonehenge

Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument located in the English county of Wiltshire, about 3.2 km west of Amesbury and 13 km north of Salisbury. One of the most famous sites in the world, Stonehenge is composed of a circular setting of large standing stones set within earthworks. It is at the centre of the most […]

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Hartlaub’s Gulls

Along the beach at Melkbosstrand there is always opportunity to photograph some gulls. These are two Hartlaub’s Gulls.

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Vietnamese

In Hanoi, Vietman, I did some street photography. This is a shot of a motorcycle driver wating along the road.

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Jan Serfontein

South Africa’s Jan Serfontein has been named the IRB Junior Player of the Year 2012 following a thrilling Junior World Championship final at Newlands against New Zealand, which saw his side crowned champions for the first time (www.irb.com). This is Jan in action last year against Grey PE.

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Fetching Water

Early in the morning before sunrise some of the locals in Siem Reap, Cambodia go to fetch water at the lake. The sky reflected this beautiful pink colors on the water.

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Liana

I also had the privilege to photograph Liana again. This was one of the photos from her shoot.

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Lisa

During the winter months I do get some time to experiment with techniques. This was one of the results with Lisa.

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Ta Prohm

Ta Prohm is the modern name of a temple at Angkor, Siem Reap Province, Cambodia, built in the Bayon style largely in the late 12th and early 13th centuries and originally called Rajavihara. Located approximately one kilometre east of Angkor Thom and on the southern edge of the East Baray, it was founded by the […]

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Lionfish

Pterois is a genus of venomous marine fish found mostly in the Indo-Pacific, known collectively as the lionfish. Pterois is characterized by red, white and black bands, showy pectoral fins and venomous spiky fin rays (Wiki).

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Vietnamese Bride

It is always interesting to see how other countries have weddings and how they have wedding photos taken. This is how the Vietnamese do it.

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Nadia

Nadia came for a shoot. We decided to have a different look and this was one of the results.

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Kampong Phluk

Kompong Phluk is a commune and village in Siem Reap Province in northern-central Cambodia. It is a floating village on the Tonle Sap. The name means "harbor of the tusks" (Wiki).

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People at the Market

I still love photographing people, especially when they are not aware of it. This old lady works at the market in Siem Reep. I got this shot just after she helped a customer and still needed to put away her income.

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Market

Markets always provide interesting opportunities to photograph people. We visited a local market in Siem Reep where I took this image.

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Emma

For those of you who don’t know me, this is me – Emma Booysen. For those of you who do know me, this is me with profesional makeup and hair done. Anel Cronje from Makeup-Me did the makeup and hair.

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Coenie Oosthuizen (Shrek)

Coenie Oosthuizen played his firts test in Springbok colors against England. He made Central South Africa proud by delivering a superb performance. In this image, Coenie scorred a tri for the Cheetahs against the GWK Griekwas.

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Tanaka

Tanaka was also one of the top ten mr Rag finalists. This was one of his photos from his portfolio shoot.

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New Family

Once again I was fortunate to capture a special moment of a new family. The little baby girl was just one week old. Congratulations!!

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Water Blessing

We visited Cambodia while the Buddhists were celebrating Buddha’s birthday. We drove by a temple where they were performing the Water Blessing.

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Giant Wood Spider

This must have been one of the larger spiders I have seen lately. I photographed this on in Siem Reep – Cambodia on our way to one of the tempeles. In the background on the web (out of focus) is another much smaller spider, that one is the male.

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Thai Boxing

For those who has been to Phuket the sounds of: "To-night – To-night" will jump to your mind imediately. In Phuket they advertise Thai boxing by driving up and down on Beach road with a van with the boxers on the back and playing a recording anouncing where and when the event will take place: […]

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Deidre

Deidre was the First Princess at Kovsie’s RAG. Anel Cronje from Makeup-Me did the makeup for this shoot.

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Twins

I have photographed twins before, but this was the first time that I photographed new born twins. They are just one week old and lying on blankets which grandma knitted.

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Natasha

Natasha came for a portfolio shoot. We had a lot of fun with the shoot and this was one of the results.

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