Author Archives: Stephan Lenhoff | SL Photograpgy
Phone up your best friend, get your camera and head on down to the Waterfront for endless photo opportunities. Grab a local Ale at Ferrymans pub and treat yourself to some awesome seafood. The Cape Town V&A Waterfront has always been a favourite amongst Capetonians for it spectacular views, great entertainment or just to go blend in as a tourist. This surely is one place no one looks at you strangely when there’s a huge camera hanging from your neck.
When have you last been there?
Dark and moody photo shoot with model, Karen.
Below are a few of my favourites from the day’s work at an old abandoned police station in a town called Strand.
I deliberately applied different styles of processing on the images, mainly to play around, but also to try to create a sense of individualism, with the hope that each processing style provokes the specific emotion that the image is trying to convey.
What a great time for a wedding in the Cape Winelands district. The vineyards are lush green and the sweet wine grapes are almost ready for harvesting. As this was my first ever wedding as the primary photographer, I was a bit nervous. Using rented equipment I had no experience with, while trying to capture all the required events, was quite a tricky task. Overall I am very pleased with the results, and have learned a lot from my experience.
Knowing your equipment, and the ability to quickly execute photographic decisions based on the time and location, are some of the key factors that makes a successful wedding photographer.
All an all I had a great time with my new friends Jaco & Lydia and the day as a whole was a complete success! Below, find a few of my personal favourites shot on Jaco & Lydia’s wedding day held on the 4th of March 2011 at Skilpadvlei, just outside Stellenbosch, South-Africa.