Africa

Happy Weekend

Lets head into this weekend with a nice dose of cuteness. We happened upon two baby jackals on my birthday safari in Pilanesburg last month.  🙂  Happy Weekend everyone!!

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Nathan Wirth’s Five Day Black & White Photographer Color Image Challenge DAY TWO

I’ve recently been challenged to participate by John Kosmopoulos, Niki Aguirre and Thomas Schaller to do Nathan’s BW/Color challenge.  For now I’m doing only the color part, but might go back and turn these all into BWs for Thomas later.  J  In just over an hour I’m heading out of town, so there will be […]

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let go

“Let go and go beyond living the dream, by dreaming the reality, into a reality beyond the dream.” ~ Tom Althouse Are you interested in virtually visiting the Western Cape of Africa through our video photo tutorials?  Or in visiting and shooting it with us for real?  Head over to www.africawithathena.com to sign up for […]

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exciting changes

I wanted change and excitement and to shoot off in all directions myself, like the colored arrows from a Fourth of July rocket. ~ Sylvia Plath It seems like my life is a constant flow of changes, even when I am not trying to make anything change.  I suppose everyone’s life is that way though. […]

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Africa with Athena

+Armand Dijcks and I are very excited to announce a special project that we have been working on that involves sharing photography techniques and insights as well as a place that is special to us both – the Western Cape of South Africa.  It will be a virtual way for you to stand with me as […]

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which one?

“Humankind cannot bear very much reality.”  ~T.S. Eliot Which one do you prefer? I have found that my recent trips to both the Western Cape of South Africa and to Namibia have infused my artistic soul with wide, rich, swaths of color.  Normally, I’d have gone straight to a monochrome conversion after the regular processing […]

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Western Cape, I love you.

Here is an example of a WONDERFUL part of SA. I can’t wait for the opportunity to return. 🙂 #dekelders #southafrica #africa #coast #africawithathena  

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did you know…

…that cheetahs purr?  🙂   http://youtu.be/Hiw7cZDJCng  

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Danger Point 02

The paths that lead to great treasures aren’t void of great dangers. ~Constance Chuks Friday Seeing +Armand Dijcks’s short behind the scenes clip ( http://youtu.be/kCD-aAy7NkI ) from our time in the Western Cape made me want to process another image from the trip. Here is one from the very same location as the clip. ☺ […]

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