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Heritage Day / Make a braai of it (Proudly South African)

By Eksteen | Sep 23, 2015 | 0 Comments
Cradle Of Life, Badplaas, Star Trail, Eksteen Jacobsz

24 September marks Heritage Day in South Africa. South Africans across the spectrum are encouraged to celebrate their culture and the diversity of their beliefs and traditions, in the wider context of a nation that belongs to its entire people. That’s according to Wikipedia. Most people though prefer to just come together with a couple […]

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How to capture a flower in high key lighting

By Eksteen | Sep 16, 2015 | 0 Comments
Macro, lily, close up, detail

A fun indoor photo exercise is capturing a flower of your choice in high key lighting. High-key lighting simply refers to images that are mostly bright, with a range of light tones and whites and not many blacks or mid-tones. What you’ll need: 1. Flower with its stem 2. Clamp 3. White background 4. Tripod […]

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Picture perfect sky

By Eksteen | Sep 15, 2015 | 0 Comments
Fig tree, cirrus clouds, amazing sky

There are few things as depressing as a blue sky for a photographer . Where I live in the Lowveld the scenery is above average, but unfortunately the climate lends itself to maybe 100 cloudy days per year. So when I woke up this morning and saw cirrus clouds streaking across a deep blue sky […]

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New season, new beginnings. Using flash. / waytogophotography

By Eksteen | Sep 8, 2015 | 0 Comments
Grass, Flash, Wide angle, Eksteen Jacobsz

This past weekend we had our first, if somewhat early, spring rains. It wasn’t just a splattering of water moving dust around but a glorious sixteen hour 31 mm soaking. After an unusually dry summer and winter this equates to a shorter winter and hopefully longer and wetter summer. Good times. So the next day […]

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Tayla & Rudi Wedding / waytogophotography

By Eksteen | Jun 10, 2015 | 0 Comments
Wedding Kiss

Three weeks ago I was very fortunate to do my second wedding as designated photographer for Tayla and Rudi de Witt at the stunning Whispering Thorns Guest Farm close to White River. It was a perfect wind still, blue sky autumn day in the Lowveld and Tayla and Rudi made a beautiful couple. The ceremony […]

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Air Aventures

By admin | Apr 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
Reunion Island

I step into Air-Aventures’ big hangar at Aerodrome de Pierrefonds in Reunion Island. A man in Aviator Ray-Bans walks briskly up to me and introduces himself as my pilot. “The weather doesn’t look great, but hopefully the clouds will give us space,” he says. “Let me make a quick call to the Meteorology experts.” He […]

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