Photographing a Tango Band

Photographing a Tango Band

Based in Cape Town, but originally from Buenos Aires, Portenios SA are a tango band made up mainly of family members – Silvia Otero (vocals), Alberto Otero (guitar), Natasha Otero (cello), Valeria Otero (dancer) and Leon Oosthuizen (keys). They perform arrangements of...
Photographing an Interactive Cooking Experience

Photographing an Interactive Cooking Experience

I was invited by Anthony Mayer to participate in an interactive cooking experience by Fork It at Homebrew Studios in Montague Gardens, where the South African TV show Kokkedoor is filmed. Very pleasantly surprised by how fun cooking in teams can be, we prepared a...
Up the Creek 2020 in Photos

Up the Creek 2020 in Photos

Started 30 years ago by Annie Snowden – who just wanted to organise a birthday party for her partner at the time – Up the Creek 2020 is still the intimate, music-focused and well-planned festival that it has always been. Here is some gig photography from the...
Photos: Tracy Norman Live

Photos: Tracy Norman Live

Cape Town-based singer-songwriter Tracy Norman launched her EP, Life As I Knew It, at The Raptor Room on 15 November 2019. Here are some photos I took on the...
Band Photos: Tracy Norman

Band Photos: Tracy Norman

These are some results of a Cape Town band photo shoot with Tracy Norman and band members, Stephen De Souza (double bass), Lilavan Gangen (percussion) and Jono Prest (trumpet). We started shooting at sunrise to capture some moody, morning light and continued until the...
Portrait Session: Victoria Lwebangila

Portrait Session: Victoria Lwebangila

Here’s a portrait session with the beautiful Victoria Lwebangila, captured in a Cape Town city as well as nature setting. The idea is a follow-on from a previous shoot, to contrast two close-by, but different locations. When Victoria saw the nature images, she...
Intimate Wedding Photography: Carissa & James

Intimate Wedding Photography: Carissa & James

Here’s some intimate wedding photography from a small and alternative wedding at Touch of Madness in Observatory, Cape Town. Carissa and James were a pleasure to work with; besides having a sense of humour, they were open to doing an urban couple shoot, and were...