Browsing Archive: March, 2012

Photo editing

Posted by Hardus Lategan on Wednesday, March 28, 2012, In : Photo editing/ retouching 
Most images can never look at its best when they are uploaded or displayed straight from the camera. Certain light conditions cannot be measured by any camera yet. The following image was taken straight into the sun. The suns exposure or the area above the horison for that matter was approx 5 stops more than below the horizon on the road and next to the road. The only way to balance out the light is to cut the image in two and then to edit the bottom part below the horizon. The top half did n...
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Windmill Casino Fun day shoot.

Posted by Joe Lategan on Wednesday, March 28, 2012, In : Windmill Casino Fun day shoot 
It was great fun doing the "day of fun"  photographic shoot for the Windmill Casino in Bloemfontein Free State. The brief was to capture some images that represent a days fun for the family at the Casino.Yasheen Sookdeo the General manager and Lee Anne the marketing manager allowed smooth logistics for me to be able to concentrate on the task at hand. Flair tenders, fire jugglers, magicians, dancers, marimba band, traditional dancers, food, gambling and other activities that were entertaining...
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Lesotho Highlands Water Project

Posted by Joe Lategan on Tuesday, March 20, 2012, In : Lesotho Highlands Water Project 
LHWP are sponsoring the  Lesotho section in my new photo book "Rods Pots and Pictures" and I had the opportunity to enter Lesotho for three days with Jan Oberholtzer of Sunflower tours again. The commission was to get two images. One of a dam in the background and one of a trout dish with the Katse dam in the background to add to the book. We stayed in the Katse village and the trout was organised by the Katse Orion lodge. We had the privilege to see a Basotho wearing a traditional Ndebele Be...

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About Me


Joe Lategan I am a extreme lover of the "creation", and hater of destruction thereof. Photography allows me to share in a deeper dimension than words with fellow men/women, my feelings in this regard. I am a inspirational speaker on the sustainability of the environment and and creation. On the other hand I present, consult and drive Cost leadership programs (including Disaster/ emergency preparedness and systems analysis,risk and ethics) for corporations