Monochrome

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…

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Behind the Image – Saying Goodbye

We came across this scene at the Malatse Dam in the Pilanesberg Game Reserve during 2010. Park officials confirmed that the elephant cow died of natural causes right on the edge of the water – Maybe she was on her way to try and quench the thirst of eminent death… The lions already started 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…

Image Comparison – Auchterlonie

I will from time to time post images which I have processed differently, so that  you can compare the images and techniques, enabling you to make up your mind on your favorite techniques and processes for different kind of images. Here is one such an example… Many of you might have seen this black and…

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