Tuesday, 25 November 2008

Challenges overcome by effort

Michael Park is a blind lawyer who lives in Pietermaritzburg, he develops software for the blind and has been working on open source programs to aid the blind in conjunction with other people all around the world from the constraints of his flat with little or no funding.

Microsoft recently sent me on a mission through South Africa too document some of South Africa's most inspirational achievers who have succeeded with their realising your potential program. Where they support and train people like Michael and hope them achieve there goals.

It was an eye opening experience and I found it insightfully eye opening.

Emotive reactions to a windy city

Hotel rooms interest me, they all have their own unique feel, even when staying in a different room in the same hotel it feels different. I believe that every visitor leaves a little something behind when staying in a hotel room and the next visitor can subconsciously pick up the vibe of the previous visitor. I decided while staring out the 14th floor of the South Beach holiday inn in Durban that I would try describe as best I could the way I was feeling in the particular hotel room I was in.

The Durban beach road facade hides such amazing treasures, like the old four seasons hotel. Once the premier place to stay in Durban, now almost derelict. See my shots of it on a desolate windy afternoon.

Wednesday, 12 November 2008

SL magazine Fashion Editorial

In this months issue of SL magazine (The Geek Issue), Suzaan Heyns and I conceptualised and shot the fashion editorial. Which is a story about two people who get locked in an office over the weekend. Enjoy some of the featured images below.

Chris S

Cosmopolitan Magazine Editorial

I Recently shot the fashion editorial in the newsest issue of Cosmopolitan magazine. We did a amazonian shoot on location in the botanical gardens in the west rand of Johannesburg. It was a real challenge getting the 10 shots in one day and Im super happy with the results. I have put a couple of my favorites up.

Have a look and let me know what you all think.