A Spring Interlude to the West Coast, Tankwa Karoo and Hermanus

Springtime can be a difficult time for photography as the weather is usually dull and cloudy, particularly in the Western Cape.

October 18, 2014 Trips & Travels

Update: Setting Up a Canon 1DX using firmware 2.0.3

Canon have updated the firmware of the 1DX to version 2.0.3 and this gives you many new features. You can add more variable operating

January 24, 2014 Photo Equipment

Night and Astro-photography in the Richtersveld

The Richtersveld provides the ideal opportunity for night photography with insignificant light pollution and cloudless skies

September 05, 2013 Latest Image Project

The Desolate and Forbidding Richtersveld

The Ai-Ais/Richtersveld Transfrontier Park ("Richtersveld") straddles the Northern Cape border of South Africa with Southern Namibia, with the Gariep River traversing the park on its

September 02, 2013 Trips & Travels

Ode to “The Links”

This is rather an unusual blog, but I felt it appropriate to chronicle the eleven wonderful years that I have enjoyed capturing images of the

May 20, 2013 General

Use your SmartPhone as an Intervalometer

Do you want to take time lapse videos and are not keen on spending the money on an expensive intervalometer.

February 27, 2013 Photo Equipment

A Karoo Farm and the Night Sky

There is nothing like a remote farm in the southern Karoo to observe the night sky ....

January 25, 2013 Trips & Travels

Macro Flower Photography

Macro Photography using ZereneStacker software. Maximise your

December 10, 2012 Latest Image Project

The Whales in Hermanus

October is a great time to be in Hermanus for whale watching.

October 21, 2012 Latest Image Project

Setting up the Canon EOS 1DX

The newly-arrived Canon EOS 1DX camera. Nearly a year after its announcement, the EOS 1DX is finally here. On my return from our recent Kruger

August 28, 2012 Photo Equipment

Equipment for a Tanzanian Photo Safari

Heading out on a photo safari and wondering how to pack all the gear within the weight limits. Here are some tips on what to

June 02, 2012 Photo Equipment

Tanzania in May

May turned out to the best time to have a trip to the Southern and Central Serengeti after years of only going in January or

May 20, 2012 Trips & Travels

Quick Trip to the West Coast

There is something special about the West Coast. It is the seascape and most of all the people

April 07, 2012 Trips & Travels

The Heronry at Fancourt

The Black-headed Herons have been very busy at Fancourt. Many are in various stages of breeding with hatchlings, chicks, fledgings and young adults in abundance

March 14, 2012 General
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