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I create. I capture moments. In photographs, as well as in words. As a photojournalist, I use tools – a camera and a computer – in order to freeze-frame short-lived instants in time. To make sure they are remembered long after the passing of the actual moment. There’s duality, a shit-load of it, in fact, as the image I capture utterly depends on where I point my camera. And the words I write depend on my mood, my state of mind, my rapport with my subject, my agony and my ecstasy. But I’m more craftsman than artist, and busting my gut goes hand in hand with that occasional flash of blinding insight.

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Go Hard IV – Otter Face-Off 2019

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The Grail of Trail The OTTER African Trail Run is an annual off-road marathon run along the coastline of the Garden Route National Park, between Storms River Mouth and Nature’s Valley, Western Cape, South Africa Click here to view the pics

The Year of Bloukrans- Otter Challenge 2019

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The Grail of Trail The OTTER African Trail Run, presented by SALOMON & LIVE-U, is an annual off-road marathon run along the coastline of the Garden Route National Park, between Storms River Mouth and Nature’s Valley, Western Cape, South Africa Click here to view the pics

The Otter African Trail Run 2019 #6

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I’ve run out of words to describe the breathtaking natural beauty of the @otterafricantrailrun route along the @sanparks #gardenroute coastline. Instead, I’ll just leave you with some of the glorious images from the first part of the #ottertrailrun this morning ????????️???? … #ottertrailrun #trailrunning #salomonrunning #grailoftrail #gardenroute #nationalparks #guenergy #Miwater #sonyalpha #sonyafrica #sony #oZone #oZoneAfrica #AndBreathe // All images shot on @sonyalphasa #A7riii ???? @ Nature’s Valley, South Africa @ Otter African Trail Run Click here to view [...]

The Otter African Trail Run 2019 #5 – Prologue Shots

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Some quick edits from the #Prologue going down at Otter African Trail Run RIGHT NOW. Some serious talent here with Christiaan Greyling, Kane Reilly, Landie Greyling, Toni McCann, Bianca Tarboton, Nicolette Griffioen, Robert Rorich, Johardt van Heerden, to name but a few of the runners … Loving the light captured on the Sony #sonya7r3 in the SANParks – Garden Route (Tsitsikamma, Knysna & Wilderness) National Park Click here to view the [...]

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