Browsing Archive: September, 2012

Painting with the wind

Posted by Joe Lategan on Saturday, September 22, 2012, In : 2012 Namaqualand fine art photographic safari. 

 Namaqualand 2012 photo safari.
Painting with the wind.
Most photographers pack up or don't attempt to take photos when the wind comes up. Professionals use this to their advantage. It took me days to capture this image. When I lay on my back and watched these flowers being blown erratically in the wind with the sun behind them the hairs on their stems stood out for me. (the white streaks) I also had to get the flower when it was right in front of the sun. Took a few hundred images and three da...

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Tortoise in Flowers Namaqualand

Posted by Joe Lategan on Sunday, September 16, 2012, In : 2012 Namaqualand fine art photographic safari. 
A skilpad "tortoise" at Skilpad in Namaqualand. ... and the the experience if you r that close up to animals and even plants is a spiritual experience to say the least. That's why I love photography. It forces me closer to creation every day more and more! If you could look close you can see the flowers and sun reflecting in its eyes....I saw myself as well through his eyes. Awesome!!
 


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Namaqua 2012 photo safari- flowers that don't sleep.

Posted by Joe Lategan on Sunday, September 16, 2012, In : 2012 Namaqualand fine art photographic safari. 

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Namaqua 2012 fine art photo safari.-White flowers

Posted by Hardus Lategan on Sunday, September 16, 2012, In : 2012 Namaqualand fine art photographic safari. 
Specific species of flowers can be found on specific places. These white flowers were only prolific underneath dry thorn trees and not in the open between the daisies.
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Namaqualand 2012 photo fine art safari

Posted by Joe Lategan on Sunday, September 16, 2012, In : 2012 Namaqualand fine art photographic safari. 
Single gazanie.
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2012 Namaqualand fine art photographic safari- the photographers tips.

Posted by Joe Lategan on Thursday, September 13, 2012, In : 2012 Namaqualand fine art photographic safari. 
Namaqualand 2012 Fine art photo safari.                                                                                                                       This year’s Namaqualand fine art photography workshop (Joe and Hardus Lategan) was once again the highlight of our annual photographic program. Kamieskroon, Vanrynsdorp, Nieuwoudville, Garies, Namaqua Nartional Park, Leliesfontein, Springbok, Bitterfontein, Skilpad Wildflower gardens, Karkams were some of th eplaces we visited.The tran...

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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