Documentary Studio and HSS – High Speed Sync

A couple of weeks ago I was very fortunate to be invited to the launch of a new studio in Benoni, South Africa. The owner, photographer Tiago Nazareth, had converted a large double garage with high ceilings into a stunning studio with a huge infinity curve. The venue has an unexpected bonus in that the gardens around the house offer…

Continue Reading

Heritage Day at the Soweto Theatre

Heritage Day is a South African public holiday celebrated on 24 September. On this day, South Africans across the spectrum are encouraged to celebrate their culture and the diversity of their beliefs and traditions, in the wider context of a nation that belongs to all its people. As part of Heritage Day this year hundreds of Sowetans came out to…

Continue Reading

Jo’burg Day with the Fujifilm X Series

  The 947/Huawei Jo’burg Day has always been a favorite concert for the people who want to experience a variety of bands while barbecuing (Braaing) in the sunshine with mates. I’m not going to talk much about the musicians, bands or artists but rather about my experience in documenting an event of this sort with my favorite Fujifilm gear. For…

Continue Reading

Skateistan – 1 year anniversary

I’ve been involved in shooting images for Skateistan for over a year now. Having skateboarded for over 30 years myself I have a great appreciation for skateboarding and how it can serve as a positive creative outlet for many. To understand more about how Skateistan uses the skateboarding as a foundation or ‘hook’ to empower, encourage and assist young people…

Continue Reading

Documentary Photography in Clubs with the Fujifilm X Series

Over the last few months I’ve had the opportunity to shoot several events at clubs and parties in Pretoria, South Africa. I used these events as an opportunity to hone my documentary shooting skills and would like to share some of my favourite images here. I am a documentary photographer which means that it is this story telling style that…

Continue Reading

Mobile Photography with the Huawei P9

DPC has just published an article based on my experience shooting around South Africa in 2016 using only the Huawei P9 smartphone. read it here: http://digitalphotographycourses.co.za/mobile-travel-photography-huawei-p9-tim-moolman/

Continue Reading