Behind The Scenes: Breeze 3 Photo Shoot With Gemma

THE TROPICAL COVER SHOOT | Darrin Henry A tropical, glamorous swimsuit shoot was always on the cards for our e-magazine, Breeze 3, unfortunately sunshine and clear skies have little respect for well planned projects, even when a beautiful model like Gemma Lawrence is involved. Behind the scenes video from the Breeze 3 photo shoot: Superheros…

Thompson’s Valley Post Box Walk, St Helena

THROUGH THE VALLEY OF FIRE AND DONKEY POOP | Darrin Henry Thompson’s Valley Post Box walk has somehow eluded us until now, although, making our first venture down the steep, muddy trail in the rain today is probably not our wisest hiking decision. Just A Walk In The Woods We committed to this excursion early…

The Day We Ran The Rocky Steps

Paying Homage To Philadelphia’s Favourite Son | Darrin Henry How many people back in the 70s and 80s tried drinking raw eggs after watching Sylvester Stallone do it in the movie, Rocky? Ughh, that was disgusting! The first Rocky film (1976) has just finished showing on MNet’s Action channel on TV. I was meant to…

Country Shops of St Helena – Part 1

The Shops And Keepers Behind The Counter | Sharon Henry Something most of us can appreciate is how fast time flies, blink and before you know it – we’re living in the future and an ever changing world.  Take for instance shops and the way we shop.  As a young child I remember running errands…

10 Years Photographing Models on St Helena

BUILDING UP CONFIDENCE | Darrin Henry It’s quite mind boggling how every second of the day, photographers around the world are pushing themselves to capture perfect pictures of beautiful women. It’s a trend that’s never gone out of style. An ‘obsession’ perhaps, rather than trend, and driven as much by the models as it is…

Time-Lapse St Helena: The Flax Sorter

Cyril Legg, 74, Farmer, Levelwood | Sharon Henry Time-Lapse is our new blog feature, a series of short time segments framing life and culture on St Helena, told through the words of people living on the island. “I used to work in the flax mill sorting flax at Woody Ridge until I damaged my hand.…

Sunrise Photography Without The Sun

The Patience Of A Saint (Photographer) | Sharon Henry We know the drill – alarm, teeth, clothes, flask, gear, car, go – smooth as a black ops team headed out before first light.  Camera? Check. Tripod? Check. Biscuits? Check. Kindle (seriously)? Check.  It’s all about routine and stealth, and we don’t want to wake the…