2Summers Shoots Analog (or tries to)

2Summers Shoots Analog (or tries to)

Several weeks ago, a company called Zavi Traders sent me a 35-millimeter film camera — a funky red model called the Holga 135BC — and some lomography-style film. I was so excited. I slapped a roll of film into the camera (or tried to) and started...
The Joburg Expat Climbs Kilimanjaro

The Joburg Expat Climbs Kilimanjaro

*Photo above courtesy of Eva Melusine Thieme. Some of you will probably feel cheated when you open this, thinking that I climbed Mount Kilimanjaro myself. Sorry to disappoint you. While I am an adventurous person and I think Kilimanjaro is beautiful (I’ve seen...

My Photos Aren’t Free.

I’ve been holding back on writing this. I don’t want to sound like a whiner, and I’m not an attorney. But I feel strongly about this issue and I want to say some things about it. That’s what blogs are for, right? So here goes.My photos...

Under the Tall, Tall Trees

Pine forests don’t belong in Southern Africa. Like countless other non-native plants and animals, pine trees were brought here by Europeans and continue to be cultivated on a large scale by paper and timber companies. I’ve walked and driven through quite a...