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October 19, 2011
One of my lovely friends brought me these Ranunculus to cheer me up this week and they are one of my favourite flowers. I'm not usually the type of person to photograph flowers  but the colour and textures of these orange beauties inspired me to capture them before they disappear into the dustbin. I must say I was pleasantly surprised that they don't look at all like a Hallmark card. More

October 05, 2011
Caryl Churchill’s father and son play, A Number, starring Timothy and Samuel West (real father and son), opens at The Fugard Theatre this week. Directed by Jonathan Munby, the play examines the intricate concept of identity, the age-old question of “nature versus nurture” and the highly controversial concept of human cloning. This production (unexpectedly) really made me push my camera to it's limits. There were a number (excuse the pun) of photographic challenges to try and capture a variety of interesting shots. I love this one because it was literally "a shot in the dark", one where you keep snapping with a small chance that you might capture something without being able to see. Two beams of light move around the stage rather ...
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