Magwa Falls & Nikon D850…

  Who would drive two days to a location and two days to get back home to take photographs of a particular scene – ME – on the road again chasing the light. To be honest I did get some other worthwhile shots, but they were a bonus – they will be in my next Blog – and I did go
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Tankwa Karoo Adventure

Its almost one year since my last visit to the Tankwa Karoo. During the previous trip I was plagued by punctures and retired early due to shear exhaustion and time spent changing and repairing tires. During this trip my constant anxiety of another blowout proved futile, the trip passed without any such events. The Tankwa is very dry suffering from
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Slipface

When I was sixteen I used to visit friends of my parents to watch TV – we didn’t have one at that time. I remember seeing one of David Attenborough’s early BBC series about Namibia; it was the start of my life long fascination with sand dunes – it was also the time when I started taking photographs. Click on
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Tranquillity

I was privileged to stay in a delightful shoreline cottage at Churchhaven for two days recently; I’ve been here a couple of times before to photograph this unique, beautiful place. Click on image to view full size The problem is that as a day visitor one cannot access the National Park before and after daylight, these are crucial times for
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Three Years On – Gallery Upgrade

Three years ago I opened my Gallery; well it was really something of a workshop as I started framing my own images in my newly acquired space. Curious potential customers had to navigate benches, tools and piles of framing materials. Many images semi-finished, on the floor, propped up by whatever was available, evan a few on semi-hangers on the wall.
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Leica X1

  Leica X1 Virtually every week I get notification via my plethora of Internet subscriptions and social media of a new digital camera with amazing technological advantages. Don’t get me wrong; I love camera technology, embracing totally, the remarkable image making of the digital age. I used to read most reviews cover to cover assessing my current gear in relation
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Richtersveld Adventure – Part 2

Early morning – The Weather Breaks! As I left Port Nollorth heading for the Richtersveld the sky closed in again; down came the rain. I was heading for Eksteenfontein where I intended to check in and spend 3-4 nights camping in the Richtersveld Community Conservancy. I turned left off the R382 heading for Lekkersing. Despite my GPS showing 80kms to
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Richtersveld Adventure – Part 1

Elands Bay – Verlorenvlei Wetlands I must have been beguiled by the dry warm autumn here in the Cape when I organised my trip to the Richtersveld. My plan was to spend two nights at Elands Bay photographing the large dune field – two twilight and two sunrise encounters then head north exploring the sand tracks on the West Coast
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