The Price of Fame

I am going to have to remove a body part, there is nothing else to be done. I have been doing this artistic thing for a great many years now and I am still not famous; so something has to go or I have to die, tragically. I have not made up my mind which part I shall detach and I don’t want to do anything rash, but an ear seems to be the traditional choice. There are...

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Disconnect

There is something incredibly sad about this, this is what we have done, this is what it has come to. Humanity’s separation from themselves and all that is around them leads to this. You only have to look into the eyes of one of these animals (or any animal) to understand they are sentient beings, not dumb anythings. I had driven to a private reserve in KZN to test...

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Ossicles

Every once in a while a job comes along that is different, very different, which makes it exciting.  I was approached by an ENT Doctor and asked to make some artistic pictures of human ossicles.  My brief was pretty open ended, the only stipulation being that they be something he could hang in his waiting room.  I sifted through the mental debris of my high school...

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In Everybody’s Spotlight

A friend and I were photographing Hippos at a water hole, all the while this scene was unfolding behind us. We took little notice. Only when we saw the female rhino and her calf heading towards the horizon did we realize we were being presented with a rare opportunity. A wild scramble ensured as we desperately raced to reposition ourselves. The light could change at any...

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MUSINGS

Traditionally this section of a website is called a blog, but that would foster the expectation of being regularly updated or posted to. That is a great deal of pressure, I would have to find things to talk about on a regular basis. Regularity of posts is to a blog, what regularity of bowel movements is to a body. I have heard it said, “active bowel, active...

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