Everything became bright and blurred…

March 21, 2008


I could see him – but couldn’t focus…  I stood up so that he wouldn’t see me in trouble – and took this picture – it was the last for the day (for several days!) and the camera saw it exactly as I was seeing it.  It has not been retouched at all… very strange.


Slaap wel ou vriend…

March 15, 2008


Just heard the news from Johannesburg.  Brian lost his battle with cancer last Wednesday…  Our thoughts are with Krisa, George, Jason, Simone and the little ones.  He was a very good friend and, as always, he left owing me a bottle of whisky.


Keep Your Eye on the Kid in Blue…

March 3, 2008


Yesterday – just before dawn – we were dragged out of bed – we loaded the car – we schlepped the camera gear for miles – we set the tripod up in the tide – and we waited…  It’s easy for him.  He staggers down to the sea – stretches a bit – tosses his tracksuit to one of us – he waits for a gastric sounding horn to blow – and he dissapears into the water for a nice early morning swim…  More here…