With over 20-years post-graduate experience directly in architecture and mega-project design management Dennis’s sensational style of architectural photography is currently taking the world by storm. With an A-list portfolio of exclusive clients worldwide including many of the world’s leading architects, engineers and property developers Dennis is one of only two photographers in the world to have been accepted into the prestigious FIFA-authorised ‘2010 Fine Art’ project with a limited-edition collection of thirty high-impact and abstract collectable photographs of the ten stadia which played host to the 2010 FIFA World CupTM in South Africa.
His photography has appeared in and on the covers of numerous magazines worldwide including the National Newspaper (Dubai),
Abu Dhabi Week (Abu Dhabi), Middle East Architect (Dubai), Emirates Construction (Dubai), STERN magazine (Germany), VISI online magazine, Leading Architecture magazine (South Africa), PIX photography magazine (South Africa), Your Baby magazine and also on the cover of Architectural Record magazine (the official magazine of the American Institute of Architects in the USA). Dennis is currently travelling countrywide shooting the 2011/2012 national advertising campaign for Safintra Roofing, a 12-part series celebrating ‘Great South African Architecture’. Dennis is available to work both locally and abroad on architectural photography commissions, provide corporate boardroom artwork, and also help develop any corporate marketing & branding strategies.
Moses Mabhida 1741 - ISO 100, f16, 8 seconds (manual setting), Canon 17mm tilt-and-shift L-series f4 lens – a B&W version of my iconic FIFA ‘2010 Fine Art’ collection print taken in the rain late one night. The reflection is a mirror off one of the wet smooth polished concrete walkways that surround the stadium, life-threatening to walk on with slip-slops but sensational for photography.
Gateway Hotel, Durban 9780 – ISO 100, f4, 1/8th second (manual setting), Canon 17mm tilt-and-shift L-series f4 lens – shooting on miserable drizzly nights like this always gives the most sensational energetic skies as this image of the new eco-friendly hotel by Stauch Vorster Architects at the Gateway Shopping Centre in Umhlanga Rocks shows.
uShaka Moyo Pier, Durban 6837 - ISO 100, f8, 2 seconds (manual setting), Canon 17mm tilt-and-shift L-series f4 lens – it’s not often you get away with having a centrally-placed horizon line but in this instance it was the only way to really make the image work; rules are made to be broken sometimes. The very beautiful Moyo Pier restaurant by Koop Design Architects in Durban.
House Strey, Pretoria 6317 - ISO 100, f4, 1/400th second (manual setting), Canon 70-200mm f2.8 IS L lens at 150mm – a tight architectural detail of this eco-friendly house in Irene, Pretoria, clad in Safintra’s Corrugated metal cladding sheet profile, by architects Johan & Friedrich Strey.
Harbour Tunnel, Durban 8996 - ISO 100, f8, 1.6 seconds (manual setting), Canon 17mm tilt-and-shift L-series f4 lens – this incredible 4.4m diameter service tunnel runs some 30m below the entrance to the Durban Harbour carrying essential services across to the Bluff and carrying the ring-main services for the harbour itself, by GOBA Engineers.
Vimal Factory, Mount Edgecombe - ISO 100, f8, 1/3 second (manual setting), Canon 17mm tilt-and-shift L-series f4 lens – an interior capture of a busy factory floor in Mount Edgecombe, Durban (where all the Adidas soccer jerseys are made under licence), for architect Kevin Lloyd.
House Houldin 0989 - ISO 200, f8, 1/30th second (manual setting), Canon 17mm tilt-and-shift L-series f4 lens – a private game-lodge style home set amidst the PheZulu Game Estate in the Valley of a Thousand Hills inland from Durban, by architect Gavin Houldin.
Zimbali VOP Restaurant, Ballito - ISO 100, f8, 4 seconds (manual setting), Canon 17mm tilt-and-shift L-series f4 lens – an interior capture of the pool-side resident-only restaurant for architect Kevin Lloyd on the exclusive Zimbali Forest residential estate in Ballito, KwaZulu Natal.