Pet photo session at Myoli beach Sedgefield with garden route photographer moi du toi photography
Dogs, Land & Seacapes, Pet Photo sessions

pet photography | Ben + Simon | Myoli Beach Sedgefield

This is Ben, he is a big dog with a big heart, the feisty tan coloured dog is Simon, they are the best of friends. Sometimes Ben has sleepovers at Simon's house when his human has to go out of town. Ben misses his human a lot, this sometimes makes him sad and melancholy. Simon's… Continue reading pet photography | Ben + Simon | Myoli Beach Sedgefield

THe orange dog a sotry by Terence and Moira du Toit
ANIMAL PHOTOGRAPHY, Dogs

THE ORANGE DOG – a bittersweet tale of courage and hope

On the 30th of May 2012, I wrote this blog post about Terry and I leaving Mauritius and saying goodbye to O.D. the stray orange dog that we fell in love with while we were living there. Now 5 years later almost to the day I am happy to share with you all that our… Continue reading THE ORANGE DOG – a bittersweet tale of courage and hope

Sedgefield photographer, dog photographer garden route, Groenvlei lake, Labradors
ANIMAL PHOTOGRAPHY, Dogs

MAGNIFICENT FLYING DOGS – Groenvlei Lake, Goukamma

A person can learn a lot from a dog, even a loopy one like ours. Marley taught me about living each day with unbridled exuberance and joy, about seizing the moment and following your heart. He taught me to appreciate the simple things-a walk in the woods, a fresh snowfall, a nap in a shaft… Continue reading MAGNIFICENT FLYING DOGS – Groenvlei Lake, Goukamma

ANIMAL PHOTOGRAPHY, Dogs

WINDING ROAD – Road Trip With Cuddles

You can listen to the rest of this beautiful song here And I can see a little house on top of the hill And I can smell the ocean, the salt in the air And I can see you, you're standing there And you're washing your car And I can see California sun in your… Continue reading WINDING ROAD – Road Trip With Cuddles

Bouvier puppy
ANIMAL PHOTOGRAPHY, Cats, Dogs

AN AFTERNOON WITH ROSIE AND CO

He had the appeal of a very young dog of a very large breed -- a kind of amiable absurdity.” ― Dorothy L. Sayers, Gaudy Night Rosie is a 4 month old Bouvier des Flandres and lives with 13 year old Zen, a Bouvier cross and George, a male Tabby cat of similar age.  The… Continue reading AN AFTERNOON WITH ROSIE AND CO

ANIMAL PHOTOGRAPHY, Digital Photography Tips, Dogs

HOW TO TAKE A GREAT SELF PORTRAIT Part II – The Why

What I like about photographs is that they capture a moment that’s gone forever, impossible to reproduce.”― Karl Lagerfeld Some time ago, I wrote part I of a blog post on How To Take a Great Self Portrait which was well received but some wise guys (there's always at least one isn't there?) gave me smart aleck comments like,… Continue reading HOW TO TAKE A GREAT SELF PORTRAIT Part II – The Why

Dog at sunset
ANIMAL PHOTOGRAPHY, Dogs

FRESH OUT OF WORDS

When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence.” ― Ansel Adams "Meg" Autumn Sunset | Canon 60D, 50mm, f/2.2, ISO400, 1/500s | Edited in Lightroom   I cannot endure to waste anything so precious as autumnal sunshine by staying in the house. [Notebook, Oct. 10,… Continue reading FRESH OUT OF WORDS

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Dogs

SONNET 17 | Poetry – A Soft Place To Fall

SONNET 17 I don’t love you as if you were a rose of salt, topaz, or arrow of carnations that propagate fire: I love you as one loves certain obscure things, secretly, between the shadow and the soul. I love you as the plant that doesn’t bloom but carries the light of those flowers, hidden,… Continue reading SONNET 17 | Poetry – A Soft Place To Fall