This is a side by side comparison between the Fuji X-T30 with the XF 18mm – 55mm f2.8 – f4 kit lens and the Canon M6 MKII with the EF-M 15mm – 45mm f3.5 – f6.3 kit lens. Images were taken at the same place, same time, same settings.
This video is to show the viewer what shutter speeds look like on different cameras. It covers the basic understanding of what happens inside the camera when taking a photograph.
This video touches on the differences between a JPEG image and a RAW image. It shows a basic understanding of compression of images and manipulation of RAW images, as well as software options for RAW images.
When asked to go to The Hamptons, one naturally thinks of getting on an aeroplane and heading off to Long Island New York. In this case however, interior designer Judith Hendry transformed an ordinary Sea Point apartment in the ideal Hamptons apartment, just across the road from the promenade. I love the way the space has been redesigned adding huge value to every part of the apartment. The colours and textures used in the decor provide a calm and peaceful place of comfort.
I’ve been working on a few projects with food consultant Heleen Meyer and was asked to shoot her new book for her, Make Five. (Available in Afrikaans as Maak Vyf). This book has been amazing to shoot and for me personally it has been a book I’ve really enjoyed shooting. I must thank Heleen for what I have seen as one of the best briefs that I have received for a book project with Pinterest mood boards and constant updates on our shots.
We were able to have the mood boards open on one of our computer screens while seeing what we were shooting on the other, making comparisons to lighting, depth and backgrounds choices etc. While Heleen and her team were busy with prepping and styling, I would be fine tweaking the photography to get each one just right before the final shot was taken.
The book contains easy recipes where one ingredient is used in five different ways. From salads, to side dishes and meals and never forgetting dessert like the delicious rose-water panna cotta with roasted strawberries.
My son Joshua will tell you that one of his most favourite things to eat is an avocado. He simply loves avocado and can have one every day whether its scooped out of the skin with a teaspoon or on toast or in a salad, this is his choice fruit.
When having the chance to shoot avocado, it is always great to see how food editors, stylist and consultants make use of the avocado. So on this shoot with Heleen Meyer, I was exited to see what to do at home for the family. We shot various step by steps, one of which was of how to make your own guacamole which forms part of the Woolworths In-Store promotion presentations. Along with these images was a main image to be used on the Woolworths recipe cards.
Now that I have my set of recipe cards its time for me to stock up on avocado and make my own guacamole.