Category Archives: Personal Stuff

just some stuff about us.

They grow up so fast !!

It feels like yesterday that I shot these images of our baby girls birth. I created a slideshow of her birth and loaded it on YouTube. Last time I checked we had over 85 000 views. WOW never saw that until last week. Here is one I did of her when she was 2 weeks […]

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My first digital paintings.

I played a bit in Corel Painter and came up with these paintings of my son when he was about 3 years old and my beautiful wife Daleen. I like to try out new things. I think it looks cool for my first attempt. It reminds me I need to take some new photos of […]

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I am a SOUTH AFRICAN …….. and proud of it !!!

For those of you who are soccer fans probably saw a lot of South Africa over the last month as we hosted the soccer world cup. Today I went for a spin on our new high speed rail system called the Guatrain and was impressed. It compares well with other rail systems around the world. […]

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Jesus is my Hero !!!

I has come to my attention that some people in the South African photography industry do not like me for what I stand. To be honest I do not care. I do not care what people think of me because of my believes and moral values. I feel that the world needs a Hero. Jesus […]

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Mighty Men Conference 2010.

I had the privilege to attend the Mighty Men Conference 2010 with my brother Eben. This conference was held in April. More than 300 000 men came together to praise God. Words can not explain what it felt like being there. Every year I wanted to go but had to photograph a wedding over the […]

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Working with Jim Garner ….

I spent the day with Jim Garner today. Jim is a great photographer and lives in Seattle so seeing I am in town I took the opportunity to work with Jim. We did a shoot in the Seattle library. We took our chances shooting in there, but got kicked out by security in the end. […]

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Sony Pro Awards

We just got back from the awards and took home 3 silver and one bronze. 2 Silver were for portfolios. There were no gold awards for the wedding category awarded. 1 Silver for a single image 1 Bronze for a single image Thank you to God for giving me the talents to create these images […]

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Sony Pro Photo People’s Choice Awards

I entered 4 images into the wedding category for this years Pro Photo Awards as this year I was allowed to enter. Two of the images made it into the final and are now up for public voting. Here are the 2 images that made it into the final. Please go to the voting site […]

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Artistic Bliss …..

I am very excited to introduce to you our new company Artistic Bliss. J & D Photography saw the need for affordable high quality wedding and event stationery, as a result Artistic Bliss was born. This is from the web site. “Artistic Bliss is committed to give you excellent service and above that an amazing […]

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