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MTB action shots

On one of the more thechnical rides, I had the opportunity to try my luck at getting some action photos.

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Uvongo

Doing another bicycle ride with Dura Cycles, we went up a steap hill – Stoneys (Uvongo). The ride was though, but the view from the top was amazing.

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Clearwater trails

We were fortunate to have a short break to Uvongo. Along with the camera gear we also took the mountain bikes and had a few rides. This was at Clearwater trails near Port Edward.

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Stef & Charina

Congratulations to Stef & Charina, who had their wedding at Tuscan Rose in Bloemfontein. Although the weather did not look promising in the early afternoon, we had a beautiful sunset.

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Mountain Biking

We have started mountain biking a view months ago. Riding the off road trails, there are many photographic opportunities. On our sunset ride, I have done this silhouette.

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Isle of Wight

  The Isle of Wight, an island off the south coast of England, can be reached with a ferry. It is a beautiful island with lots of landscape photographic opportunities. This was at Totland.

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Tower Bridge

Visiting the UK, a day or two on the “to do list” is to visit London. We went on a river cruise where we got off the ferry at the Tower Bridge and I spent some time to photograph the bridge.

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Angkor Wat Sunrise

  It is highly recommended to do sunrise at Ankor Wat. Even though there was no spectacular clouds, I still loved the photos I got.

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Bayon – Cambodia

  One of my favorite temples to visit in Siem Reap is the Bayon. The Bayon’s most distinctive feature is the multitude of serene and smiling stone faces on the many towers which jut out from the upper terrace and cluster around its central peak (Wiki).

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East Mebon – Cambodia

Siem Reap became a very popular for touring as there are many ancient temples of which Angkor Wat is probably the most famous one. This one is East Mebon, a 10th Century temple at Angkor.

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Local Market

  Local markets are good places to do some street photography. The markets are usually very colorful and interesting. This was one of the markets in Siem Reap, Cambodia.

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Chef

    Arriving at Siem Reap – Cambodia, we went for a walk through PUB street. We came across this chef busy preparing traditional local food.

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Esplanade

We are fortunate to be returning to Singapore again. It is one of my favorite cities to do night photography. The Esplanade are the well known "Theatres on the bay".

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Tap

This month at our camera club the set subject was "macro in the kitchen". It was time to use my macro lens and this was one of the photos I came up with to enter.

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Thabo & Lineo

Thabo & Lineo celebrated their wedding at Tuscan Rose. Sunset time still stays my favorite to end off the couple photo session.

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Six Months

Capturing the little ones at six months are very special, especially if they are as friendly as this little one.

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Sea Gull

It has been a while since I had the opportunity to photograph some wild life. I enjoyed a short break at Melkbosstrand where I photographed this sea gull.

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Pirate

I enjoy doing theme photo shoots, as it stimulates creativity. Thank you Anel for being the pirate.

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Singapore

Singapore has been one of our  holiday desytinations for the past few years and I love doing photos around the Marina Bay Sands and Gardens by the Bay.

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Boipelo

It was Boipelo’s turn to celebrate her birthday. What a lovely photo shoot. This was one of her head shots we did and also one of my favorite images. Hope you had a blessed day!

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One Year!

We celebrated a little one’s first birthday with a smash the cake photo shoot. She was such a happy one full of smiles.

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Carin’s Jewellery

Carin’s Jewellery designs and manufactures a variety of jewelry. I had the opportunity photographed some of her products, displayed by Lize for their portfolio. For more information on Carin’s Jewellery visit her web site: http://www.carinsjuwele.co.za or facebook: carins juwele

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Big Ben

I love doing night photos when I get the opportunity. With a long exposure time, a passing bus created these light stripes, giving a different twist to this image of the Big Ben.

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Landscape

As the sun sets on the firs day of 2017, I wish you all the best for the new year. May it be a blessed one. I captured this image in our town Bloemfontein. I was hoping for a pink sunset, but got this one instead.

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Water Droplet

I had a bit of fun with water droplets. I tried out some new lighting techniques and playing around with the effects of different color filters in combination with the lighting.

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