Portrait – The guy in the red hat

I don’t know his name, where he comes from or who he is, but he made a great subject. Perhaps someone out there will recognize him in this photo, or perhaps not… All Photography by Vincent Raffray is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. Based on a work at culture-fix.com. Permissions beyond […]

Fire on Bree Street, Cape Town

We were on our way out of town yesterday when we saw some smoke rising from the buildings. I took the opportunity to take some pics of our firefighters in action. Luckily it was the weekend and no-one was in the building. The surrounding apartments were evacuated and the fire was quickly put under control. […]

P.I.S.C.O Bar Launch, Cape Town

For those of you that are not familiar with Pisco, it’s a lethal Peruvian liquor made from grapes and there was plenty Pisco Sours doing the rounds at the launch of  the new Peruvian Bar – P.I.S.C.O just above Keenwa on Waterkant Street in Cape Town. Apart from their amazing cocktails, they also have traditional […]

AfrikaBurn – The first few pics…

AfrikaBurn, Culture-Fix.com, Vincent Raffray

AfrikaBurn situated near Tankwa Town in the Karoo is a feast for the soul and the eyes and a festival not to be missed. Once a year, creatives gather a temporary city of art to express themselves through music, performances and art, then they burn it all down and dance around the flames. Modeled on […]

AfrikaBurn – The costumes or lack thereof

AfrikaBurn, Culture-Fix.com, Vincent Raffray

Dressing up at AfrikaBurn is just as important as dressing down. Self expression is the order of the day and no matter what you looked like, anything goes… This is the fourth of a few albums, the others are here, here and here and for all the pics, please visit my Facebook Page. All Photography […]

AfrikaBurn – Getting around

Using the right mode of transport at AfrikaBurn is crucial. Here are a few ways… This is the third of a few albums, the others are here and here and for all the pics, please visit myFacebook Page All Photography by Vincent Raffray is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. Based on […]

AfrikaBurn – The art and sculptures

AfrikaBurn, Culture-Fix.com, Vincent Raffray

The sculptures and art at AfrikaBurn take months to prepare and weeks to set up. Although we were only there for a few days, many artists have been hard at work for weeks braving the heat, rain, winds and dust storms all in the name of art. I take my furry, sparkly hat with flowers […]