As someone who loves to travel, I have always loved culture. The sounds, smells and sights that make a place unique. But behind these sensory triggers are the people that make it so. People who express themselves through their language, habits and clothing, adding vibrancy and life to the places they inhabit. South Africa is particularly rich in diversity, leaving many other countries pale in comparison. Working with the Dipalesa Pitchov Foundation on this project to capture the winners of the Miss Glamorous Free State 2017, we wanted to express this creative and colourful style of contemporary African fashion.Read More
The story of our universe begins with a singularity. Due to some inconceivable force, space expanded, and matter formed. The stars, the earth, oceans, animals and even our bodies, are all made from this matter that has existed since the beginning of time. The dictionary has a term for this collective: NATURE.
We are, quite literally, stardust.Read More
The deeper I delve into the query of my own humanity, the more I discover about the natural world.
Particles of light
Our human lives
But a fleeting performance
In this cosmic danceRead More
Experiment/Play/Create: Make the shift from Image-Taker to Image-Maker
I am excited to announce that I will be hosting a two-part workshop entitled Experiment/Play/Create at the Photo & Film Expo 2017. I will share how I fall in love with photography time and again as I continue my journey of discovery through play and experimentation!
Creating Botanical Prints with the Traditional Printing Process of Cyanotype.
I finally made the leap back to my photographic roots and joined traditional print enthusiast Janus Boshoff for workshop on the Cyanotype process at the Alternative Print Workshop. This process uses light sensitive metal salts and the sun to create photographic “blueprints” of objects.
Shooting a “short film” with Hasselblad X1D & Rotolight Aeos
The “Orchid House” is a short film capturing the deep tones of the Hasselblad X1D-50c and mysterious light of the Rotolight Aeos… with subtle undertones of… Murder…Read More
In Review: Vanguard Alta Rise 45 Backpack
If you love travelling and photography as much as I do (who doesn’t), I’m sure you have come upon the dilemma of how much you can hike with. You want to travel light, so that your outing doesn’t become hard work, yet want to be prepared to bring your creativity to life. The Vanguard Alta Rise 45 might just be the bag for the occasion.Read More
Natalie Field contemporary fine art photography is now represented by Phogarty!
Phogarty is a contemporary fine art photography gallery dedicated to the art of photography. This initiative showcases a select group of South African Master Fine Art Photographers in an exclusive online gallery. I am honoured to be selected as one of the eleven artists currently represented by them.
Online campaign captured for internationally celebrated fashion designer Thabo Makhetha
Field Photography recently collaborated with fashion designer Thabo Makhetha to capture new images of her renowned Kobo Collection for her online and social platforms.Read More
Magazine Cover Shoot and Editorial for Miss Glamorous Free State
Field Photography recently provided the art direction and photography for this magazine cover shoot for client Miss Glamorous Free State 2017.Read More
Yoga Photography celebrates the human form.
Since working on the fine art projects Breathe in… Breathe out… Let the human in… (2014) and Animal Within (2015), my love for working with the human form has only deepened. Dance and yoga photography inspires me to celebrate my own body.Read More
The Sleeklens Portrait Perfect Collection is a set of photography actions in review.
This workflow is used to adjust exposure, temperature and colour on the overall image, while highlighting certain features through vignettes and glow. More importantly, it offers localised editing on the skin, eyes and teeth of the subject.Read More
GOAL SETTING TECHNIQUES TO HELP YOU ACHIEVE YOUR IMPOSSIBLE DREAM!
There is something about a new year (or sometimes even just a Monday) that makes one feel hopeful… a new beginning… a new you.Read More
A sneak peek at the work I created at the Arteles artist residency 2016: Human.Nature
The story of our universe begins with a singularity. Due to some inconceivable force, space expanded and matter formed. The stars, the earth, oceans, animals and even our bodies, are all made up from this matter that existed since the beginning of time. The Oxford Dictionary has a term for this collective: NATURE.
Collaboration: Mastered interprets South African icon Nelson Mandela as Warrior for Change.
I recently teamed up with the talented Rozi Birk at Image Alchemy and model Nolwazi Kunene to create an editorial series to enter into the popular Collaboration: Mastered. Read More
Clad Chic AW16 Power Collection inspired by the individualism of industrialist women.
We’ve had a busy winter season with some stylish shoots to share! Today I am presenting the Clad Chic AW16 Power Collection. This collection places focus on wearable day garments with feminine silhouettes. Read More
Book launch of Scorched Earth: 100 Years of Southern African Potteries by Wendy Gers
It is with great excitement and pride that I attended the Scorched Earth book launch this past week. Author and curator Wendy Gers presented the book to the Johannesburg audience on the 22nd of August at the Visual Identities in Art and Design Center (VIAD)Read More
Beautiful four look model portfolio for Marlien V at GAPA Model Agency!
Today we are featuring the model portfolio of Marlien V at GAPA Model Agency. This four look test shoot is inspired by spirit animals, the Great Gatsby, nature and tattoo art. I absolutely loved working with Marlien. Not only does she fully engage with the camera and scene, but we also share the same interests and ideologies.Read More
New fashion editorial “Neo Tribal” published at OK Okay Magazine!
I was recently approached by OK Okay magazine to submit a story for publication. Neo Tribal is a fashion editorial created during a collaboration session during which I thought I coined the term Neo Tribal. I imagined it as contemporary sub-culture that takes a new perspective on tribal practices. Read More