Yearly archives: 2012

Photos capture the raising of awareness about CPR amongst young children

Netcare 911 school of emergency, road paramedics and staff from St Augustine’s Hospital set up a demonstration at Ushaka Marine world to make the public aware of the importance of C P R . Hundreds of people from all ages showed great interest as the medical staff interacted with them around the C P R…


How to choose your Wedding Portfolio images

One of the biggest problems for a photographer, and in this case, a wedding photographer is how to choose a portfolio of his past work that will represent his style and work as a whole. One can get easily carried away emotionally and therefore choose, or not choose, an image because of a good or…


A special day for inspirational achievers Nozimanga Bonje and Modiehi Ntsane captured on camera

“To achieve the impossible, it is precisely the unthinkable that must be thought.”[Tom Robbins] There are few things more rewarding than to share in the inspirational lives of young people who are defying the odds to achieve success through their committed dedication! It is our privilege to acknowledge their achievements and share photos of a…


In conversation with Bloemfontein Photographer, Frikkie Kapp

I met Frikkie Kapp two years ago at a Portraits Workshop and was fascinated by this very friendly photographer with a passion for life and people!! Since that time we had numerous discussions next to the rugby pitch and I came to appreciate his natural talent for absolutely brilliant photography. I decided to find out…


Kgalagadi – September 2012

In the middle of September 2012 I took a week long trip to the Kgalagadi. My last trip to the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park was in February this year and man….how I missed the place. There is just something so addictive about the Kgalagadi that inspires you to go back time after time. I stayed at…


Frikkie Kapp on Street Photography

  A few weeks ago Frikkie posted images on Street Photography and immediately thought this is something Phototalk has not posted on yet. I asked him to explain Street Photography to Phototalk. This is what he has to say.       “Frikkie: “”My style could be described as somewhat of  a “specific moment of…


Photos from rescue operations and air evacuation in the snow at Kokstad

One hundred and fifty people were rescued from the severe snow storm in the Kokstad area today. A call came in this morning at around 07h00 that people were stuck in the severe snow on the R617 at the Kings Cross mountain pass since yesterday. 15 Squadron, S A P search and rescue and a…


Conversation with Photographer, Marlon du Toit from Singita

Marlon is a Field Guide at Singita Sabi Sand . An adventurous person by nature, Marlon has been immersed in Africa and its beauty from a young age.   As a Field Guide Marlon specialises in connecting travellers with the secret lives of some of the most amazing creatures in the wild.        …


Vulture battle at Giant’s Castle Game Reserve captured through the lens of Peter McKellar

  A good friend of mine, Peter McKellar,  recently paid a visit to the Vulture Hide at Giants Castle. He sent me a few photos and after some research, Giants Castle now features high on my wish list.       Giant’s Castle Game Reserve is considered the home of the eland and the majestic…


Lesotho plays Sudan in its second 2014 Fifa World Cup qualifier at the Setsoto Stadium, in Maseru, on Sunday 10 June 2012

    After a brilliant win by the Springboks over England in Durban, I travelled to the Mountain Kingdom of Lesotho to cover the Fifa World Cup Qualifier in Maseru between Lesotho and Sudan.         Sudan have missed out on the chance to take a stranglehold on Group D in the 2014…