BEHIND THE COVER: ISSUE 27 – FLOAT TUBE KOB BY SACHA SPECKER

Way back in 2016 Sacha Specker had a rather too-close encounter with a Great White shark while surfing off Noordhoek on the Cape Peninsula. Last month he dangled his feet off Strand for The Mission to shoot the cover with float tube kob maestro Conrad Botes. ‘Spex’ – as he is affectionately known in the [...]

MIND FISHING

Mind surfing, a term that describes the process of imaging a surfer (normally yourself) on a wave. It could be a real wave, a picture, video. Skaters often mind skate too; curbs, rails, gaps - Andre van Wyk is currently doing a lot of this... Andre, mind posing at the CPS conclave thingy (?) [...]

SPLIT PERSONALITY NO. 1

"To be honest, I’ve always had a keen interest in photography in general and I was getting bored with all the usual “grip ‘n grins” I was shooting. Underwater photos were always the next step.  However, the price on the underwater housing for my camera was ridiculous! Then I discovered the GoDome for GoPro (getgdome.com), [...]

GLORY AND CONSEQUENCE

“Every moral has a story. Every story has an end. Every battle has its glory and its consequence” Ben Harper Recently there has been a lot of talk among our circle about cameras, lenses, fresh angles and fish selfies. It reminded me of a time before selfies. Let’s go back to that time before selfies, [...]

FISH SELFIES 101

Because I often fish by myself, I have had a few lessons in taking a pic of myself with my catch. And trust me, you always catch the best fish when you are on your own. Here are a few things I have learned over the years. don't forget to look at the camera [...]

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