Blyde River Canyon – A place of mystical beauty

We recently visited the Blyde River Canyon for the first time and I was pleasantly surprised by the beauty of the landscape and the many photographic opportunities it had to offer. The Blyde River Canyon with the “Three Rondavels” visible top right   The Blyde River Canyon is located in the Blyde River Canyon Nature…


Giants Castle – Bearded vultures and endless landscapes

Adult bearded vulture   The view from the famous rock… (Image stitched from 4 separate frames) Wildlife- and nature photography is all about exploring new frontiers and literally broadening one’s horizons. I  recently had the privilege to do just that, when I visited the Giants Castle Nature Reserve… Where and what is Giants Castle?   Giants…


Behind the Image – Kieliekrankie Milky Way

  We stayed at Kieliekrankie wilderness camp for three days during our trip in 2012 to the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park in the Northern Cape, South Africa. For those that do not know, Kieliekrankie is an unfenced camp with only five cottages (including that of the tourist assistant) in the middle of the red kalahari dunes….

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Discovering Golden Gate

Well, it is more like discovering Golden Gate AND landscape photography… “Storm in Gold”   My wife and I recently took our last weekend break as a childless couple, as our first born will make his appearance at the end of November. We decided to do so at a very late stage and due to…


Monochrome, Duotone or Black and White?

My previous post of the Auchterlonie monochrome image made me think…I have seen many photographers using different words describing their “black and white” images (or all those images that are not in full color). I did a brief search on the web before I launched my website and decided that “duotone” sounds pretty cool, so…