Sandton – corporate heaven, human hell?

Sandton – corporate heaven, human hell?

Interviewer: Sandton - corporate heaven, human hell? That's a bit over the top, isn't it? Me: It is. And the hyperbole is intentional. Sandton - the business centre that migrated north from the old, downtown Johannesburg CBD, screams excess in every aspect. It is a place where corporate offices jostle to make a bigger, louder, [...]

Dusk, Kalk Bay – the follow-on

Dusk, Kalk Bay – the follow-on

Interviewer: Last time we spoke, you ducked out of answering questions about this image. Perhaps this time you'd oblige? (Click on images to enlarge) Me: Ok. Ambient light. Interviewer: Ambient light? Me: Yup. I don't have a controlled light environment where I work, so the ambient light has a big effect on how I perceive [...]

Dusk, Kalk Bay

Dusk, Kalk Bay

Interviewer: Dusk at Kalk Bay - tell me about this image. (PS click on the image to enlarge). Me: No. Not right now, anyway. Rob and I are getting packed and heading out shortly to spend the long weekend - it's the Youth Day weekend, here in South Africa - in the Magaliesberg. Interviewer: Ah! [...]

Kalk Bay Fishing Harbour

Kalk Bay Fishing Harbour

Interviewer: You were going to talk about working in black-and-white. But these images are in colour. Me: How perceptive of you! Some images will work both in colour and in black-and-white, and some insist on being processed and shown in one or the other. These photographs would have worked ok in B&W I think, but [...]