Western Cape

Video Tutorials Now Available!

Come with me on a photography adventure.  I want to show you the beautiful Western Cape of  South Africa and talk to you about what photography means to me and how I approach it from start to finish in this exclusive, travelogue-style video tutorial produced in collaboration with filmmaker Armand Dijcks.  Order Now! 🙂 In this […]

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Africa with Athena Sneak Peek and Presale

This is getting exciting – every time I see a new clip from the photo video tutorial I am delighted again by how talented Armand Dijcks is. And amazed again that I did a darn good job at *talking*.  🙂 Have a sneak peek at the Africa with Athena trailer and then head over to […]

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Africa with Athena Video Tutorial Pre-Sale

Available for pre-sale NOW at www.AfricaWithAthena.com Join me on my journey to photograph some of the most beautiful locations in South Africa’s Western Cape.  I’ll share with you my thoughts on researching locations, artistic vision, what fine art photography is, post processing workflow and much more as we travel to a shipwreck and a lighthouse. Africa […]

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Time…

“For time is the longest distance between two places.” ~Tennessee Williams It’s getting close to being two months now since I have been able to be out with my camera, and while I have had some nice things going on here at home, I’m starting to feel stir crazy. I think I need to plan […]

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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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