I have written the text of six of my books, including Art of Nature, Shades of Nature, Reflection, Phototips – Principles of Nature Photography, Phototips – Composing Nature and Black and White Phototips.

Rest in pieces

This is a heartbreaking story of a vain, camera-loving grasshopper. Heinrich was driving home after a shoot in Kruger National Park. He drove on a dirt road through a local community just outside the park when he saw this grasshopper in the middle of the road. He...

Dead Vlei disappearance

If you have ever been to Dead Vlei close to Sossusvlei in Namibia, you will know that it is a place known for two things – haunting trees reaching out from the pale earth and pale tourists reaching for their cameras. There are so many photographs taken of the vlei...

The nutty hippo

There is a hippo bull in the Sabi Sands Game Reserve, close to Kruger National Park, that has lost his wits. He spends his time in a small pond close to nowhere, without any social interaction with other hippos. Perhaps it is this loneliness that made him crazy. Or...