Ellepot South Africa: Sappi planting Ellepot Seedlings

Recently Sappi has embraced the Ellepot technology and has started growing and planting biodegradable Ellepot seedlings. I took these photos for Ellepot South Africa. This gallery includes Sappi’s planting shed with their new Ellepot machine, their tunnels and their forestry planting operations. Take a look at this impressive operation! ***These images are licensed to Ellepot… Read More

Ellepot root stock for Hayter’s Forestry planting operations in Ixopo

I’ll be doing a series of shoots for Ellepot in the coming months. I kicked off the series with the Hayter’s/Ixopo contracting planting operations. Sutherland Seedlings supplied them with Ellepot Eucalyptus root stock. It was a perfect day for planting; wet, misty and rainy! Ellepot is a propagation system with patented machines, customized trays and… Read More

Timber operations; fueling the fire!

Just before heading off to Senegal to photograph rice, I stopped in at Loch Buighe farm to photograph some brushwood being burnt. I’ve been documenting Loch Buighe farm over the year and all farm operations must be captured! It’s been a great learning experience for me to have so many different operations going on in… Read More