Jacques Marais Media

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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Paragliding at Map of Africa

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Such a lekker little vibe in this GoPro #Fusion360 Video of me paragliding from Map Of Africa – Wilderness with the excellent Wild2Fly South Africa! Shot Johan, what a blast to see the #GardenRoute from the air once again, en dankie Rose Greyling Bilbrough - jy bly maar die original #TravelBug  All the #360video will be incorporated into a #virtualreality content stream forPezula Hotel once they launch their brand new and [...]

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Go run the rugged #StormRiverGorge with Untouched Adventures … Hurl yourself off a bridge into the 216m #Bloukrans #bungee void with Face Adrenalin … Cruise the dramatic #KnysnaHeads with the Knysna Springtide Charters yacht … Paddle the tranquil #goukamma River with Tony Cook Adventures … The list of outdoor #adventures here on the #gardenroute is literally without limits, as we’ve realized on the #oZoneAfrica Shoot for Pezula Hotel. There are brand new tourism discoveries around every corner, and these [...]

Bloukrans Bungy


Another box ticked on the Pezula Hotel Media Shoot Click here to view the video

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Old favourites never fail to deliver, and a classic #mtb trail like #harkervillealways deliver on a solid dose of #mtb stoke. What a blast to test the Giant Bicycles #ebike from Dirtopia on these amazing forest trails – it truly makes mountain biking accessible to anyone! The outdoor #adventures keep getting better on this OZone Shoot for Pezula Hotel, with brand new tourism discoveries around every corner. and [...]


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