I was fortunate to visit Victoria Falls last week and tried to capture them in black and white. Photography can be really tricky because of the showers of mist: you are likely to get soaked and so is your camera! So I took along my waterproof Pentax WG 3 and carried my Olympus OMD in … Continue reading
It’s an unusual place – Grahamstown – located in a basin at the headwaters of the Kowie river. The poor black population in the eastern townships look across to the middle class suburbs on the other side of the valley. There are not many South African cities where black and white are so closely juxtaposed. … Continue reading
I always like to make a mosaic of the images I’m going to show. So this first picture’s your overview of the 14 images that’ll be up for sale at Space Creative and Culinary, 14 Fitzroy Street, Grahamstown on 28th October. They’re almost all pictures of trees: Balanites, Baobab, Birch, Cabbage, Fig, Fever, Hornbeam, Oak, … Continue reading
We will be missing two Poetry at Reddits occasions whilst we are away in Sweden: my contributions are here though. There are two of WS Merwin’s poems and one of my pictures of Hogback’s trees. All inspired by Beth Moon’s special book Ancient Trees: Portraits of Time – thank you Kate for the wonderful gift. … Continue reading
I’ve had several requests for hard copies of Symmetry in Nature but unfortunately they’re sold out. So here’s a decent quality free download: it’s the pdf file of the whole book: If anyone would like to purchase the high quality pdf of the book (R75) please contact me.
One of the most frustrating things about curating right through the Arts Festival is that I get a lot of inspiration but there’s no time to act on it until quite a bit later. This year was no exception. Many people have commented that a lot of my pictures resemble fractals – and I agree … Continue reading