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Kalahari Weekend

| 11/10/2010 | Comments (0)
Incoming

For a change, and long time coming, we actually did what we love doing, pack our camper and go where the nose points to. Last weekend it happened to be the Kalahari, where we parked off on a dune and roamed the area. Interestingly, and yet again, I took the big bag, tripod and entire […]

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Cars Growing Trees

| 07/09/2010 | Comments (0)
Cars Growing Trees

On a farm in the south of Namibia, a car and an acacia tree exist in tranquil harmony. By the looks of it for decades and more to come. So long Tommy

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The Burnt House – A Photographic Workshop

| 05/08/2010 | Comments (0)
Burnt House #1

It was a while ago when we spent a weekend at Gross Barmen, a Hot Springs Resort on the banks of the Swakop River, 100kms from Windhoek. “We”, that would be a friendly and fun bunch of graphic designers and my humble self, who got together informally, took some pictures, exchanged ideas and later looked […]

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More Macro …

| 03/08/2010 | Comments (0)
Dictionary

… which isn’t actually a Macro shot, or at least not taken with a Macro lens as such. This is a close-up of a pocket dictionary the size of a cigarette box, taken with the Canon 50mm f1.4, which is probably one of the best lenses little money can buy. This lens is sharp, it’s […]

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Some Macro Shots

| 30/07/2010 | Comments (0)
Mantis #1

… of a Praying Mantis. Wish I had more time and patience for macro photography, I love it. So long Tommy

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Waiting For The Rain

| 28/07/2010 | Comments (2)
Waiting For The Rain

… and practicing Daguerreotype frame effects while at it. Which gives me plenty of time, as for months to come we will go through yet more skin crackling drought, tons of dust and harsh, cold winds … only to gradually be replaced by scorching heat before it eventually and hopefully  starts to rain. When? You […]

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Silver Efex Pro? Not For Namibia!

| 26/07/2010 | Comments (5)
Silver Efex Pro? Not For Namibia!

… or how not to run an online shop. To start of with, I have downloaded the trial version and have worked with the software for 15 days. It is very good and a welcome upgrade to Theimagingfactory’s B/W converter, which I have been using happily for quite some years  now. I will write a […]

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Young Amethyst

| 25/07/2010 | Comments (1)
Young Amethyst

… found at (closed down) Sarusas Mine, where the South Africans used to mine amethysts – many moons ago.

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Harsh Tranquility

| 14/07/2010 | Comments (0)
Harsh Tranquility

I took this picture at the Namibian coast (Atlantic), at a place called Mile 108. If this very part of coastline, also called the Skeleton Coast, would be a child or a pet, you would probably refer to it as having “a face only a mother can love”. It is harsh and cold, most of […]

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More Candid Camera

| 11/07/2010 | Comments (0)
More Candid Camera

It’s interesting, how you shoot more pictures of the first born – me at least. The boys’ granddad even mentioned to me that in his case child photography decreased gradually from number one to number four. I remember running around with the camera glued to my forehead during the early days/months/years of Maximilian. Pictures were […]

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