Life backstage is different. It’s a culture no one knows about. There is a lot that happens between the four walls of an arena. Some have asked me what my deal is with black and white backstage or behind the scenes photography.
It’s 05:50 on a Sunday morning. The city still asleep with daylight breaking through the darkness. A quick stop for a coffee before the day starts. The neighbourhood quiet with a cold winter wind howling through the streets of Cape Town. Upon arrival, you will be greeted by a security guard opening the door for [...]
What do unsurrendered thoughts look like? It is something that causes turmoil in your heart and creates distance between you and loved ones. Some say depression is a dirty word, others say it’s too dark to talk about. I see darkness as an opportunity for light to shine. We have kept quiet for far too [...]
Behind the beautiful stage of Colour Conference is a world unknown to many. For 7 days this place gets invaded by a group of people that is alive with different cultures, backgrounds and various untold stories. A community rich with gifts and talents. A company of people with the same interest. A society to build [...]
In the 13th century, history was made in Murano, Venice. Italian monks crafted the first visual aid by providing the initial set of spectacles to people who could not read small letters. This authentic set was either made of iron, horn or wood. Heavy, but needed… Vision is important. About three years ago I had an [...]
Surrounded by off-white corridors and the smell of only Grand West Arena. This year Colour Conference looked a tad bit different to me. Photography brief: stay backstage and capture everything that happens behind the scenes. One week, one corridor, one objective: To the creative, I see you. Shooting behind the scenes is most probably my [...]
Early mornings, late nights and a boatload of flat white’s is nothing new to the Creative Team. Or let’s just say nothing new to those who make call time. Shots fired. But for real, after a few years of Christmas Spectacular, I’m convinced that we spend more money on coffee than water. If you look [...]