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Free Content For You

19 April 2014 Blogging
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Heartfelt THANK YOU to all who have contributed to my FREE VIDEO and PODCASTS, providing insight and inspiration about photography and online strategy respectively. These topics are close to my heart, not only because of how much I enjoy them but also because of how powerfully they can impact our career and business success. So […]

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Body and Soul – Blog Action Day

16 October 2013 Blogging
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We never tire of photographing beautiful models with bodies and souls to match. It’s even more fulfilling when our work contributes to their success, and pays forward to assisting others in need. This was the case when lovely Michelle Laas became the first (and only) South African finalist for the 2013 Face of the Globe […]

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Easter Celebrations

8 April 2012 Daily Life
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HAPPY EASTER to all who celebrate it! We’ve been having a wonderful time with our grand-daughter Mykaela, who delighted in an easter egg hunt in our garden and is sharing some bounty with her mom in the above photo. With the abundance of chocolate eggs everywhere, I thought I’d share an interesting article that I […]

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Miss SA Teen 2012 – Entry Photos

3 April 2012 Studio
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Entries open soon for Miss SA Teen 2012. Follow that link to find out all about the selection criteria and entry requirements, which include two recent A4 colour photographs (one head and shoulders and one full length), dressed appropriately. Being highly experienced in studio photography of modeling portfolios and specializing in assisting aspiring models (for […]

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True Inspiration from Sporting Ironmen

31 March 2012 Daily Life
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There’s no excuse. My cycling gear has been staring forlornly at me for weeks, and I’ve been pretending not to notice . . . or blaming my exercise (and blogging!) neglect on the rhino, since we’ve been so tied up filming for them. That’s not fair, though. It’s not as if they asked for it. […]

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Websites, Puppies & Carpet Wetting

26 February 2012 Blogging
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Hi everyone, I hope 2012 is off to a fabulous start for you all. We’ve hit the ground running, hence the few blog posts and general silence around the blogosphere – apologies to my blogging friends! Apart from being absorbed in a significant project to help save the rhino (which is progressing at speed, so […]

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Business Being “A Force for Good”

20 November 2011 Bulletin Board
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WOW, what an awesome Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) this has been, engaging approximately 10 million people in over 100 countries – all in an effort to “inspire, connect and equip entrepreneurs while showcasing the support that is available to them all year round”. One entrepreneur who is making a difference is Conor Mccreedy, pictured above. […]

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Build a blog you can be proud of

6 September 2011 Blogging
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While updating the website for our photographic studio recently (www.ovpstudio.com), it struck me again how stunning some of the interiors are that we’ve been fortunate to photograph. Regular readers will have seen some photo’s of the five-star Madikwe Safari Lodge in the Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa, such as in my post More Madikwe Magic, […]

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IMTA Feedback + More Mine Dump Glamour

25 August 2011 Bulletin Board
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Who says Jo’burg doesn’t have stunning natural beauty? Admittedly, there are no mountains or beaches here, but hey, we improvise! These photo’s were taken at a broken-down building near the deserted Maraisburg mine dumps where Dave and his mates sometimes ride their dirt bikes. Terri-Lee and Quest added sparkle to the sunrise, showing exactly why […]

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Celebrities with Soul! (Sports Memorabilia for Faces of Hope)

19 August 2011 Studio
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Pete Sampras is selective with his signature. It’s apparently rare to find an item signed by him, much less in combination with Roger Federer. Nevertheless, Kerrin Black managed this (all the way from South Africa), to help raise funds for Faces of Hope, the charity she founded for people with cancer. Their mission is to […]

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Fun

23 July 2011 Inspiration
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FUN Some things in life should be compulsory, with fun being right at the top of the list No matter the age or stage we’re at, laughter is the tonic that tickles our souls To be spread around with gay abandon, like freeing a handful of helium balloons ©2011, NAOMI ESTMENT Inspiring Quotes: “If it’s […]

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