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Barloworld Transport shows beauty of South Africa with #ViewFromTheRoad Campaign

Much of the beauty of South Africa has been captured on camera by South African road users in a campaign titled #ViewFromTheRoad. We approached Barloworld Transport for some insights on this Campaign and to share some of these views with us: Why did Barloworld Transport decide to launch the #ViewFromTheRoad Campaign? We wanted to share…


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…


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…


Hire the perfect lens to capture the real stars!

This last weekend I had the opportunity to go to Soetdoring Game Reserve just outside of Bloemfontein. I finally had the chance to capture the evening sky without to much light pollution from the city lights. The only thing that bothered me is that the lens that I have is not that great so what to do?…


The Parlotones say goodbye ahead of their tour to the U.S.A

The Parlotones said goodbye to fans, family and friends in an emotional farewell at Carnival City on Sunday! The Parlotones are known not only for their quality music and beautiful lyrics but also for their hard work in addressing social responsibility issues. These include the fight against rhino poaching and efforts to stop violence against…


ER24 | Saving, Touching & Changing Lives Photo Competition

It is our pleasure to share some info on this photo competition to be sponsored by ER24: More Detail: Everyday we are saving, touching and changing lives! Showcase your talent by capturing these moments and stand a chance of winning great prizes! Send your themed photo entry to photos@er24.co.za Competition closes 30 April 2012 Terms…


UK tourists harassed by lions at Rooiputs in the Kgalagadi

I’m in the Kgalagadi at the moment for a short stay of six nights. Except for lot of great sightings there is also lots of other action going on at the moment! Yesterday we had a thunderstorm that swept through Twee Revieren leaving the camp site looking like a river in flow and with my…


Conversations with Lindsay Mould, President of Free State Rugby Union

Mr Lindsay Mould the President of the Free State Rugby Union is at present the Principal of Grey College Primary where his footprint stretches back for more than 20 years. It was our privilege at Phototalk to visit Mr Mould at his office for a conversation on his love for the game and vision for…


A photo safari in the Kgalagadi – January 2012

Striking the Kgalagadi Trans Frontier Park in January while a heat wave is sweeping through the country is no joke. Forty Five degrees Celsius was the norm with animals hiding under every inch of shade during midday. Luckily for me I got some amazing sightings during my two week stay with lots of photographic opportunities….


Lions create their own unique roadblock in Africa!

A friend of mine and founder of Phototalk / Phototalk Safaris recently emailed me a fascinating photo taken during a recent photo safari to Botswana! This photo captures beautifully how a pride of lions is trying to avoid the extreme heat in Africa by enjoying the cooler road surface offered by the shade provided by…