Underwater Portraiture | Retrospect | Elsa Bleda

Losing yourself for a moment, is incredibly liberating. When you find yourself in the silence of a space that allows you to feel every moment, and to simply let go, it reveals a little more about who you are. Underwater portraits have a different feel. I love looking for that …

Keep your eyes on me | Underwater Visual Art

I’ve been working on a variety of series the last few months, some fashion, some fine art, some commercial… Whenever I work on a particular series it takes me back to the moment we did the shoot. The magic never fades. It is always tempting to change an image or …

Elsa | Behind-the-Scenes Underwater

Last year, Sean, Johan, Elsa and myself took off to Groot Mariko for an underwater shoot. The simple act of free diving in a natural body of water like this is too magical to describe, but we made the most of it and got some great images. We still have …

Part Two: The Curtain Call | Underwater Fine Art Series

 The Curtain Call Actor/Screen Writer/Musician Johan Baird At the curtain call little bits and pieces of the performer falls away,  yet standing before you is not a lesser man, but a better man. See PART ONE: THE PERFORMANCE Model: Johan Baird

Changing Winds | Fine Art

The wind was howling outside and shook the trees wildly as we sat watching tv with our friends in Houtbay, Cape Town. I haven’t taken my camera out for an art shoot yet, but as the sun started setting on one of our last days of holiday, I couldn’t miss …