“If there’s something you want in life, go and grab it with two hands and don’t let it go. Chances are, if you don’t take it, someone else will be more than happy to” – Unknown
F14, 26 sec. ISO 100 Canon 6D.
Single RAW used to create three different exposures. Blended with Raya Pro by Jimmy Mcintyre; a super-easy natural blending panel for PS, read more at: http://www.shutterevolve.com/raya-pro-the-ultimate-digital-blending-workflow-panel-for-photoshop/ — in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal.
“The arrogant, judgmental and egotistical appear to think they are better than us. Truth is, they are attempting to convince themselves that they are. Judging a person does not define who they are (for we really don’t know), but it does question why we are so ready to make such assumptions – and what it is within us that we are projecting upon them” ~ Unknown
The First Thursdays Durban 14 chosen by Marco Santoniccolo of SPIGA Durban on show at Sidebar 200 Florida Road Durban until end December 2016.
Go have a look as there is a huge difference between seeing one of these photos on your 18 inch monitor and being surrounded by 14 of them live at 46.8 inches each! Plus you can grab a glass of wine and light pasta while you sit there in this awesome Durban weather.
Nothing like getting low down and wet with the Canon G3X at 1/80 sec. F4 ISO 125
If you haven’t yet seen my photo exhibition then amble over to Sidebar / SPIGA Durban at 200 Florida Road and go checkout my classic Durban photos, canvas mounted by Printwild and chosen by the restaurant owner himself.
Lovely Italian food, wine and coffee is on sale. You can sit inside or on the pavement cafe. It you haven’t been there you are missing out.
The photos are on display until the end of 2016.
The canvas sale is over and it’s too late to order for Christmas, but if you are in Durban and want to chill-ax then you still can.
Amble over to Side Bar / Spiga at 200 Florida Road Durban and go checkout my classic Durban photos chosen by the restaurant owner himself.
Lovely Italian food, wine and coffee is on sale. You can sit inside or on the pavement cafe.
The photos are on display until the end of 2016.
Beautiful Durban summer!
“Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth” ~ The Buddha (if not by him or an adaption of his teachings then by some other wise chap)
This will probably turn out to be one of my favourite shots from yesterday’s shoot.
The little crab (bottom / middle) and I shot for a while until got blown away by a blinder (doubt it – probably scurried away to duck the big wave that wet my lens and caused me to use the healing brush for 20 min in PP).
Canon 6D, 0.4 sec, ISO 100, F16. RAW, tripod.
My Ballito (myballito.co.za) Seeff Ballito Gianni’s Ristorante Ballito First Thursdays Durban SPIGA Durban 5 Star Durban
#durban #durbantourism #nevergiveup #ballito #ilovedurban #5stardurban
The weather forecast at 03:30 this morning (Saturday 22 Oct 2016) said clear skies. I looked outside and saw stars, the moon and no clouds.
Knowing I needed some cloud cover to go shoot sunrise at 05:11 (to make the sky interesting) the decision was easy: stay home; it’s a failure waiting to happen; don’t go.
I guess like many things in life that appear totally dismal or doomed to fail, you don’t know the answer until you do them and throw your full weight in; only then can be sure.
Not trying guarantees the predicted failure for sure but giving it a go maybe gives you the 2%, 15% or 50% you didn’t have.
I blew 8.5 GB of memory card this morning (that’s a lot) at Thompson’s Bay and conditions allowed shooting for at least 45 min to 60 min after sunrise (normally as the sun rises or 10 min max afterwards we would pack up).
Here is one of my two panoramic photos from this morning (above). The better shots will follow in the hours, days, and weeks to come.
I also stretched the panoramic shot vertically to get a 6X9 shown below.
Canon 6D, AV, ISO 320, F9
PS – we’re looking to have a darn good steak tonight; it was Butcher Block last weekend and perhaps a Spur tonight. Which Durban Spur do you fancy?
#spur #butcherblock #ballito #thompsonsbay #kzn #ilovedurban #za #southafrica
The time has come for “www.snapflycook.wordpress.com” and “Andy the Traveller, Cook and Photographer” to simply be Andrew Harvard the Photographer.
Of course I still travel whenever and wherever possible, and love cooking, but the force of my photography passion is overpowering; hence the birth, finally, of “Andrew Harvard Photography”
This site is being upgraded bit by bit so remnants of the “old” site will still be found.
If you or anyone you know is looking to make that bland wall at your house or office look bright and beautiful then please click here immediately.
Some of my photos in black & white currently line the office and boardroom walls of a company in Springfield Park, with colour ones in a hotel on Durban Beachfront, all the bedrooms of an 56 room establishment North of Durban, Colour Domain Durban North’s counter and one was even the Signature Image of a 5 star hotel a year or so back. In fact, they are all over the place, even cruising in Hillcrest.
Don’t miss your chance. A price increase will take place early in December 2016 prompted by my favourite local top quality printers.
Sunrise at Durban Harbour, South Africa
I have just spent the whole morning uploading photos to my gallery linked to Print Wild.
Please do have a look and share this link with anyone who might be keen in getting some lovely art on their wall.
“Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted.” – Albert Einstein