Waiting on Weather

It’s not easy to rely on the weather when you are shooting with natural light.  Especially not if you live in Cape Town and you’re working towards a certain look or mood. I usually book my shoots according to the weather predictions.  Unfortunately this is not always easy, not of you have a model and a make-up artist that has their own schedules as well.  Sometimes I have a shoot booked but the weather does not want to play along.  Sometimes I have the weather but no shoots.  Usually on such days I try and look for any available model to do a TFCD shoot. This exercise turns out to be more hopeless than praying for a perfect sunset while the Southeastern is pumping. I have already postponed 3 shoots in December because of the wind. Then there are days when you have a shoot booked and for some miraculous reason the sky just turn into an array of colours.  Last night I had a shoot booked and the sunset turned out spectacular.  Here is some of the images from a shoot with Natasha. I did two seperate shoots with her, but my main aim with the red dress was […]

TFCD Shoots – Ongoing!

Hi.  I am looking for non-professional models between the ages of 18 and 35.  I am offering a FREE (TFCD) photo shoot in order to expand my portrait portfolio, as well as capturing surfing lifestyle images for my @justasurferdude IG account.  My IG account is where I do most of my marketing and I need new faces to keep it alive.  I also need non-surfing images for my model portraits portfolio. Requirements: Any model between 18-35, male or female No modeling experience required, just a sense of humor and a smile. Any shape or size. Clothes of your own choice, beach, bohemian, anything creative, large hats, umbrella, etc. For IG shoot preferably a bikini, surfboards will be provided if you don’t have your own. Visit my IG account or Portraits to see kinds of photos I take. Where: Shoots are normally done at any beach between Dolphin Beach and Derdesteen, depending on weather. We will arrange beforehand. Time: Early morning or late afternoon, just before sunset, any day of the week. What’s in it for you? 20-25 professional hi-res watermarked images for you to use wherever you like. What’s in it for me? Another opportunity to practice and improve my […]