The Small Fishing Village of Kassiesbaai, Arniston

Arniston is a small seaside settlement in the Overberg region on the Cape South coast, close to Cape Agulhas, the southernmost tip of Africa. The town is named after a British ship, which ran aground in in May 1815. Only 6 of the 378 people on board survived the wreck. The town is favored holiday […]

Fifty Shades of Sunset

These are a few of the more spectacular sunsets as seen from my place at the top of Camps Bay in Cape Town. Mother nature truly has a wonderful palette. 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 the scope […]

Tara Grace

I love photographing people that are close to me. The normal barriers we face as photographers with someone you might not know, vanish and results are achieved a lot faster. This image was taken at sunset on Camps Bay beach. Apart from being an amazing vocalist and musician, Tara also has a pretty good eye. […]

Robyn at Beta Beach

Robyn is a friend who needed a few pics to update her portfolio. We headed down to Beta Beach near Camps Bay for a sundown shoot. The light at around 7:30pm at this time of year is perfect here in Cape Town. Couldn’t think of a better way to spend an hour. All Photography by […]

2012 Red Bull Flugtag, Cape Town

More than 220 000 spectators flocked to the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town to watch some fearless athletes and their human-powered flying machines at the 123rd Red Bull Flugtag. It’s been awhile since I’ve actually seen so many people in one place. Team #BullsEye managed to win over the judges as well as the crowd […]

Paternoster and the West Coast

We took advantage of the great weather we’ve been having lately and headed up the West Coast to spend the weekend at Paternoster, a quiet fishing village about 2 hours drive from Cape Town. It’s also the perfect time of the year to take in the spectacular pageant of Namaqualand wild flowers. On the way […]

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 […]

A day on Table Mountain

Capetonians have always said there’s something mystical about Table Mountain, but unless you’ve lived in it’s shadow, you’ll never truly understand this sentiment. I recently took my daughter up on a sunny day. We went via the cable car – It was opened in 1929 and since then it has carried more than 20 million […]

Camps Bay Beach with Olympic Gymnast Odette Richard

Odette Richard

I met Odette while holidaying in Mauritius last year. She’s a South African Rhythmic Gymnast who competed in the 2006 Commonwealth Games as well as the 2008 Beijing Olympics. On her last trip to Cape Town, I took these pics on Camps Bay beach. Those eyes are piercingly beautiful. All Photography by Vincent Raffray is […]

Afternoon on Camps Bay Beach, Cape Town

Camps Bay Beach, Cape Town – Camps Bay is a trendy suburb, 7 minutes from the centre of Cape Town. Set against the impressive backdrop of the Twelve Apostles mountain range, Camps Bay is one of Cape Town’s largest and most beautiful beaches. As a social photographer, these beaches are the perfect hunting ground for […]

On the beach at Clifton, Cape Town

Clifton Beach, Cape Town –   With 4 famous beaches, many famous residents and 1 famous road – Nettleton Road – it is only a very privileged few who get to call the suburb of Clifton in Cape Town, Home. The Clifton beaches on the other hand, is a free for all and a great […]