Updated: Aug 31, 2020
“Photography is the story I fail to put into words!” -destin sparks
On achilly winter’s day, we ended up in this beautiful little lodge, trying to warm up and having a cup of hot coffee at the fire place.
Yup, South Africa can get pretty darn cold, especially when heading into the semi- desert of the Karoo in the height of the cold season.
We drove past snow covered peaks and long stretches of white nothingness.
After a few busy weeks in the lush and green eastern cape, we were heading to a nature reserve, nestled deeply into the hills, far away from civilization as we know it.
As we were looking to develop the story of Boots on the Ground, we were invited to become part of a ranger course- from the beginning to graduation.
Little did we know that we would witness grueling training in all weather conditions, breakdowns, injuries, nerve wracking moments, people leaving and people fighting for their dream. A glimpse into this story (footage: clare james photography/ bog photography)