Wedding Photography – Bryce and Megan Todd

I was honoured to be asked to be the official wedding photographer at the wedding of Bryce and Megan Todd that was held on 17 January 2015. What a brilliant wedding! The whole wedding was held at Makiti Wedding Venue near the Cradle of Humankind and it was nicely organised and the facilities were great. …

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Architectural Photography

Architectural Photography

I don’t rate myself as an architectural photographer but last weekend I had the pleasure of staying at, what may be, the most luxurious accommodation I have ever stayed at. Eagle Nest is an amazing place. It’s like a luxury hotel but with a few major differences. They also offer full-time accommodation in bachelor suites …

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Concept Packaging Solutions – CPS – Commercial Shoot

CPS Commercial Photo Final

It’s been a busy couple of weeks since I moved into my new studio and I am glad I finally have time to post a couple of articles. During last week I got a call from Neil Etheridge at CPS to come out and do a video shoot of a new baling machine that they …

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Hilton Knives – Product Photographer Shoot

Product Photographer - Knife 3

I had the pleasure of photographing some knives for Hennie van Brakel from Hilton Knives this morning. Hennie has been a professional knife maker since 1998 and has sold knives all over the world. Hennie’s specialities include art knives and folders with occasional hunters and skinners. He does his own designs but also makes Hunters, …

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Pyga Mountain Bikes – Commercial Photography

It’s always nice for a commercial photographer to have a return customer. In this case it was Patrick Morewood from Pyga Mountain Bikes. The first photos that I took on the previous shoot; I used a black background to give the photos a moody atmosphere. The photography was done at Camera Studio in Pietermaritzburg.

This time around we used a white background because the photos are to be used mainly for their new website. Photography on a white background can be pretty challenging for a photographer especially when the subjects of the photos have a glossy finish and thin elements. Another issue to look out for is chromatic aberration that you can encounter due to the bright background contrasting with the darker edges. Initially there was a little aberration which I adjusted for.

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Photography Laws – for Photographers and People Being Photographed

photography laws

I have spent a lot of time researching the laws affecting photographers and the photographed public in South Africa. As it happens there are not that many photography laws to note. I will go through the really important ones that affect photographers and people being photographed. It is really important, especially for South African Photographers, …

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Photographer Pietermaritzburg – All New Website

Photographer Pietermaritzburg. This is my all new website on local South African servers. My international site stevenmcgregor.com will stay on for my oversees clients. I decided to get this website up and running to promote my business locally so feel free to browse around and I will keep adding content to the blog. I am a professional photographer …

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