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. ¬†ūüôā¬† Happy Weekend everyone!!

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let go

‚ÄúLet go and go beyond living the dream, by dreaming the reality, into a reality beyond the dream.‚ÄĚ ~ 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 ‚Äď 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?

‚ÄúHumankind cannot bear very much reality.‚ÄĚ ¬†~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‚Äôd 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. ūüôā #dekelders #southafrica #africa #coast #africawithathena  

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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. ‚ėļ […]

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the seduction (of color)

Oh Africa – you are tempting me with your beautiful colors… How could even a hardcore monochrom girl strip such colorific beauty away? We‚Äôll see how it turns out in the end‚Ķ ¬†ūüėȬ†www.athenacarey.com #processingwithathena¬†¬†¬†#photoshop¬†¬†¬†#dangerpoint¬†¬†¬†#africawithathena¬†¬†¬†#africa¬†¬†#southafrica

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there to be taken…

This photo is especially for the ones who gave me flack for shooting a landscape image from my B&B balcony. ¬†Seriously, when the world offers you this, without pain, who would refuse? ¬†ūüėČ ¬†The BTS photo is here if you want a chuckle: ¬†http://goo.gl/18g2bY I left the blue cast from the filters in because somehow […]

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