Eugene Naude Photography Eugene Naude Photography is a Lifestyle Photographer. Eugene Naude photography is an accredited member of the South African Professional Photographers. Photography is an art form that requires not only skill but also passion. I am involved with young photographers that learn from me. Some of them have tremendous skill and technical knowledge but lack the passion. Others have the passion but still require the necessary skill. Skill can always be acquired by studies and experience but a passion for the visual is compulsory. I always say: “There is no substitute for passion” Photography and people have always been my passion. Whether it is a wedding or a studio shoot. If a moment is captured, it becomes a memory. Interaction is fun. I have the ability to create a special moment with humor and fun. I have been a photographer as long as I can remember. From my early childhood I have seen everything in images. Whether it is a special moment captured or a nature scene, the visual always made more sense. “A picture is worth a thousand words” Painting with light became a passion when I got my first film SLR camera; a Pentax K1000. Each picture was carefully planned because of the film and development costs. In those days there were not any auto focus and automatic (idiot mode) settings to make photography easy. Trail and error was an expensive hobby. This was the perfect way to learn photography. Eugene Naude Photography make use of […]
Architectural Photography Architectural Photography is an art that is not mastered by all professional photographers. Architectural photography requires a certain “creative eye”. I also requires specialized photographic equipment; camera bodies with a very high resolution and wide lenses with large apertures. Many of the pictures seen on bill boards and magazines are taken in that “golden 10 minutes” after the sun set. The twilight is best time to take these type of pictures. Developers often ask for corporate pictures of their building that is used for marketing brochures and websites. The photographer must make certain that the perspective of the building stays the same on the picture as seen with the naked eye. Wide lenses tend to warp the perspective and create a visual illusion that the building is “lying backwards”. As seen in this picture below the composition was made to enhance the visual. It also was taken at exactly the right moment. The sky still shows the deep blue and the lights of the building show the it is already night time. This picture was taken with only ambient light. With a structure this big it is not possible to use any lighting equipment like flashes or studio lights. Interior photography is also an art. Space is limited. Interior architectural photography can also be performed with ambient light transmitted through windows and skylights, as well as interior lighting fixtures. Slow shutter speeds and tripods are always used to make the pictures as sharp as possible. Different architects have different […]
Creative Wedding Photography Creative Wedding Photography forms an integral part of any wedding. Every girl dreams about her wedding pictures from the day that she is born. Some girls even cut out pictures from magazines to make their own dream journals. Some brides come with definite requests of what type of wedding photography she requires. The many years as a wedding photographer taught me to listen carefully what the bride wants. That made me a successful wedding photographer, giving the wedding couple exactly what they ask for. Every photographer has his own style of creative wedding photography. That is main reason why the wedding couple made their initial choice. Creative Wedding Photography doesn’t only consist of the technical skill of the photographer. A great part of the success of a wedding photographer consists of his interpersonal skills. On the wedding day the wedding photographer spends more time with the bride than the groom. How does he make the bride feel? Does he increase her stress level or does make her at ease. Remember that pictures don’t lie. You can see exactly in what state of mind the bride is. A nervous and forced smile can me seen on a mile. My excellence does not only consists of the brilliant way I capture every special moment of the wedding day, but the way I make the bride to be her best “self”. As a wedding photographer I take pride in my many happy couples and get most of my new weddings […]
Pretoria Family Photographer As a Pretoria Family Photographer I have seen it all. Are you one of those people that always look at the family portrait in other peoples houses? Do you wish that you had similar photos? Do you wish you knew a photographer that has enough patience to handle your difficult family? I can help you to with all your difficult questions. I am an experienced family photographer. I can put any family at ease. Even toddlers cannot scare me. I work well under pressure and can even get the grumpiest old granddad to smile and enjoy the family shoot. Why would you wait any longer and get upset when you see all your friends family portraits? Book an unforgettable family on-location or studio shoot. Contact Eugene Naude Photography for your family photos at 083 233 5675.
Matric Farewell Photos It is that crazy time of the year again! Matric farewells, matric farewells, matric farewells!! Do you remember your sister’s matric farewell photos that was taken by your cousin who borrowed your aunt’s camera……? Do not make that same mistake! Contact a professional photographer! Phone Eugene Naude Photography on 083 233 5675