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…

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Off to Madikwe!

So this is what you do when you are about to head off to Madikwe, the private game reserve close to the Botswana border where every year your grown-up daughter and son-in-law and their friends go to play: you spend the morning before departure finishing your shopping; packing; buying booze; the afternoon checking your bins…

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O, Pretoria!

These days I work, not in downtown Toronto, but in Pretoria, Gauteng – administrative capital of South Africa, a small city with Boer Republic roots and an African feel, a place of substantial Anglo-Dutch architecture from the nineteenth century commingled with brutalist Afrikaner buildings from the 1970s, and the litter, taxi mayhem and crumbling sidewalks…

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