In conversation with Hugh-Daniel Grobler, photographer based in Gansbaai

Hugh-Daniel practically grew up with a  passion for rugby. A horrific accident on the field ended his rugby career but this would lead to new and exciting ventures in photography. Hugh-Daniel is based in Gansbaai and has an immense love of nature. He lives for that golden hours along the coast of the Western Cape….


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…


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…


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…


Duba Plains …..where you discover yourself in the presence of the wild!

  “I believe that people who are interested in learning more about themselves and finding a solution to being must attempt, at least once in their lives, to be in the presence of the wild and in isolation from the clutter of modern society.”  – Derek Joubert     Duba Plains, known for its unique…


South African swimmer and Olympic qualifier Charl Crous through the lens

KwaZulu-Natal swimming ace Charl Crous qualified for his first trip to the Olympics  at the recent South African National Championships with a win in the 100 backstroke. His time of 54.17 ranked 20th in the world this year and betters the FINA A standard to secure his spot in London. Crous, the national age group…


South African Olympic swimmer Cameron van den Burgh through the lens

South African swimmer Cameron van den Burgh qualified for the London Olympic Games 2012 and should be one of our star performers! Cameron has represented South Africa with distinction and is known for consistency in delivering powerful performances. A the recent South African National Championships in Durban our photographers managed to capture this world class swimmer…