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Monthly Archives: February 2014

Blue Jeans

Turning an image to black and white and bringing back color can also have an impact. This is Carla and Ianthe, two sisters.

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Blue City

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

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Christmas Tree Worm

Beautiful colors are also abundant in nature, such as this blue Christmas tree worm which I photographed at the Similan Islands in Thailand.

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Anel

The idea of this shoot was to play around with makeup and lighting. Anel Dreyer was the model for this shoot and Anel Cronje from Makeup-Me did the makeup.

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Lake of Dreams

Color can be an inspiration for a theme, therefore the general theme for this week is blue. This photo was taken at the Lake of Dreams at Sentosa Island, Singapore.

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Gustav

Little Gustav came for his six month photo shoot. I tried out some antique filters with this shot.

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Air Show

The past couple of days I had air shows from my back yard as these airplanes were practicing.

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Rain Drops

It was refreshing after the rain last night. And the rain was still visible on the plants.

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Shaun

Little Shaun visited the studio yesterday. He is now two weeks old.

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Spider Lily

As I walked to the studio to start my day, I saw that one of the spider lilies in front of the studio opened. It was just ironic that Werner sent me the following quote for the day: "Stop to smell the flowers along the way"

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Ball of Fire

It was a beautiful sunset at Melkbosstrand. Instead of doing a normal landscape shot with a wide angle lens, I took the 600 mm to capture the sun. The colors were unbelievable.

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Indian Lady

I photographed this lady at the Amer fort in Jaipur, India, on my visit there in 2010. I played around with filters to give the photo a different feel.

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Marc & Leona

What better way is there to celebrate Valentine’s day than celebrating a wedding? Marc & Leona celebrated their wedding at Olive Ranch.

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Bianka

Last week I did hair and makeup for the balloon dress shoot with Bianka. This was another image from the shoot.

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Family

We were supposed to do this outdoor shoot three weeks ago on the little girl’s first birthday. Unfortunately the weather did not want to give us a chance. But finally we got a non rainy day and we had these amazing clouds.

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Indian Man

I photographed this man in Jaisalmer during my last trip to India in 2011. The features of people are always interesting.

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Sandra

Post processing on photos do take a lot of time. This image was captured with natural light on Sandra’s wedding. The black and white conversion contributes to this photo’s mood.

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Soldierfish

It has been quite some time since we have been under water. I captured this image of a soldierfish at Umkomaas on the KwaZulu Natal coast.

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Daniel & Sasa

Daniel & Sasa got married at the Botanical Gardens. The service was held there and we also did their photo session there.

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Chinatown

Singapore’s Chinatown is an ethnic neighborhood featuring distinctly Chinese cultural elements and a historically concentrated ethnic Chinese population. Chinatown is located within the larger district of Outram (Wiki).

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Balloon Dress

We had a little bit of fun with balloons. Bianka played model for my balloon dress. Once again I played with the hair and makeup.

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Sasa & Daniel

Sasa & Daniel are getting married on Saturday. They came for their pre-wedding photo shoot. It was such a fun session.

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Twins

I had the twins visiting the studio. They are now two and a half years old and they are celebrating the rainy weather.

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Stairs

I photographed these stairs in Singapore one evening. Lines and shadows provide interesting patterns to photograph.

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Bayon

The Bayon, also known as the faces temple, has these characteristic stone faces looking in the four  directions. It is located at Angkor in Cambodia.

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Khensani

I had a full day in the studio. Amongst the shoots that I did was some portfolio photos for Khensani.

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