Articles - 2012

Afrika se Nag Lug

One of the images I wanted to create during a four-day safari in Kruger Park, South Africa, was ironically not an image of the stunning wildlife, but a landscape image. The Timbavati region of Kruger Park is a very diverse territory, with lush green foliage, as well as many dead or dead-like trees. During a [ read more ]

Our African Safari: A Brief Teaser

It is well after 9pm here in Johannesburg, and we have returned this afternoon from the Timbavati region of Kruger Park in Mpumalanga province, South Africa, where we have spent an intense four days in the wilds of Africa, seeing, hearing, experiencing and photographing the amazing wildlife which inhabits the area. Tonight we experienced an emotional [ read more ]

Off to South Africa Tomorrow

The eve of our departure has come: Tomorrow, we fly to South Africa for an intense, once-in-a-lifetime trip. Our four-day private photographic safari in Kruger Park, Mpumalanga, begins on Thursday. Leading us into an amazing world full of majestic creatures, quintessential African landscapes and amazing photographic opportunities is our crack-shot team of Mario Moreno and Chad [ read more ]

A Special Wine for a Special Time

This afternoon I decided to shoot a still life image of a prized possession. This is the rare and much-coveted Penfolds Bin 620 Coonawarra Cabernet Shiraz 2008. This particular 'Special Bin' wine has only been released twice in Penfolds' history: the first vintage was 1966, and the second and current is the 2008 vintage, released [ read more ]

To the Point

Having not shot a seascape in over a month, and with a predicted (and actual) craptacular sky yesterday morning foiling my plans for a Saturday dawn shoot, I felt a bit itchy this afternoon. I checked SkippySky, and the forecast was for some interesting cloud cover, so I headed down to a local seascaping haunt [ read more ]

Africa Trip Developments

Since I first announced our upcoming trip to Africa, we have been busy planning and preparing. We have finalised a private photographic safari in the Timbavati region of Kruger Park, South Africa, with excellent landscape/wildlife photographer Mario Moreno.  Check out his work.  It is going to be a truly awesome safari, with up-close access to [ read more ]