Our Pagani Automobili Story

We visit Pagani Automobili – Modena We have always been drawn to Pagani. Except for the obvious reason that these cars are moving works of art, much of the attraction is due to the design philosophy and the personal story of Horatio Pagani, the man behind this iconic 20 year old brand. There are many…

Car Fine Art – an introduction

Car Fine Art Part 2  So much has been written on design in general and car design is no different. For most of us when we look at a beautiful car, our immediate initial response is that the car is a thing of beauty or not. The car is seen as a whole, a unit…

Car fine art – an introduction

Car fine art – (Part 1) Photography is a journey which for us has resulted in a never-ending process of learning. The ever-changing competitive industry we work in requires continued growth not only in our technical skill set, but also in our creative expression. Photographers need to find new ways to stay ahead of the…

MAN Automotive SA – Lion’s Explorer

During July 2018 we were commissioned by our long-standing client MAN Automotive (South Africa), to create images for them of a custom built bus. The brief included fine art images of specific design elements on the bus, such as the mirrors, badge and lights, but also conventional hero shots on a white background, for brochures….

MAN Automotive SA – City Bus

Another opportunity to shoot for our long-standing client MAN Automotive (South Africa), this time to create images of the new design City Bus. The brief included fine art images of specific design elements on the bus, such as the mirrors, badge and lights, but also conventional hero shots on a white background, for brochures. Man…

Driven Magazine June 2018 features our work

CELEBRATING THE SENSATIONAL PORSCHE 718 TWINS THROUGH THE EYE OF THE LENS We were very happy to have our work featured in the June 2018 edition Driven Magazine in a photo essay on Car Fine Art. Car photography is an understated art that is increasingly under threat from the rising tide of mobile photography and computer-generated imagery. But, South…

Cover Shoot for Driven Magazine May 2018 – Aston Martin Vantage

When we were very happy to do another coer shoot for Driven Magazine, and even more delighted to discover a photo essay of our work  in the magazine. Here are some of the the images we produced and featured in the magazine. “ABOUT THE PHOTOGRAPHERS South African photographers, Sarel van Staden and Maryna Cotton, developed…

Cover Shoot for Driven Magazine April 2018 – Ferrari Portofino

When we were approached recently by Driven Magazine to shoot a cover image for them we were excited. When we heard that the car would be the newly launched Ferrari Portofino, we could hardly contain our excitement. The magazine also published a photos essay with some of the extra images we made. Here are the…

We visit the Louwman Museum

The Louwman Museum has over two hundred and fifty antique and classic motor cars. It is the world’s oldest and in our minds the most beautifully displayed collection we have ever seen. The museum does not  just “show” the cars, but takes one on a journey through time, telling the story of how cars changed…