Deck view from Joie de Vivre Country House

Deck view from Joie de Vivre Country House

Since a previous post about the sea, I have been inspired to write about the ocean. The sea, the life of a sailor, ocean-going literature, and even wooden decks. This is a picture of a wooden deck, albeit at a hotel in the countryside, 40-odd miles away from the...
Stellenbosch or Paarl Hotel Photography

Stellenbosch or Paarl Hotel Photography

This past week we made out way out to the borders of Paarl (or Stellenbosch, depending how you see it) and took some great shots of a hotel on the road to digital recovery. Currently revamping their website, they were in dire need of new photographs of their hotel,...

Escape Cape Town – With some Sea Fever

One of the finest pleasures of living in the city of Cape Town is, paradoxically, the speed at which one can escape it. Not quite the city per se, but the city in general. The noise. The bustle. The fumes. The chaos. The urban life that most of us must endure, while...
Bedroom Photography – Most intimate of Rooms

Bedroom Photography – Most intimate of Rooms

How do you capture the presence and prescience of a bedroom? What incredible a future a bedroom decides… who shall be born, or not, lies in the minds of those that inhabit it, generally speaking. It all makes you wonder about a house, and its rooms. When did the...
Luxury Bag product shoot

Luxury Bag product shoot

It’s mid-winter and we’re indoors shooting luxury products again. This stunning leather bag is a breeze to shoot, what with its gentle brown hue being relatively simple to capture on flash, unlike the stinging  metallic golds, silvers, and bronzes. Which...