Harvesting maize by hand

I was here over a year ago when this project was right at its beginning stages. It’s been really good to revisit this Harry Gwala Agri community project in Donnybrook and see the progress they have made! Right now they are in the process of harvesting their first crop of maize, and all by hand!… Read More

Gallery: Zunckel Soybean harvest in Bergville for Pannar Seed

These images are licenced to Pannar Seed Lianne provides agricultural and documentary imagery for websites, advertising, training manuals, webinars and imagery for editorial purposes.  If you would like to know more about Lianne’s services, please contact Lianne here with your enquiry or request.

Gallery: Dairy Day day at Loch Buighe and Craigieburn

This is a nervous of smile! I have learned that standing here behind these cows can be quite a risky affair! Veterinary day at Loch Buighe Dairy Speed dating for dairy cows! Lianne provides agricultural and documentary imagery for websites, advertising, training manuals, webinars and imagery for editorial purposes.  If you would like to know… Read More

Maize harvest in Ixopo

The 2020 maize season is coming to an end! Here are a few images that I took of my brother’s maize crop being harvested in Ixopo by Ashleigh Farm Contracting and services. Lianne provides agricultural and documentary imagery for websites, advertising, training manuals, webinars and imagery for editorial purposes.  If you would like to know… 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

The Gardener

Ta-da!! I present you Shirl Moberly’s beautiful garden! The Moberly’s won this photography shoot at the Lynford Country Weekend a couple years ago in an auction. It was a ‘farm photography shoot’ with lifestyle included. A couple weeks ago, I photographed some of their dairy operations, mostly of pasture management and then of course Shirl’s… Read More

Dairy photography; Pastures and silage

I have finally been able to complete the second part of the Moberly’s farm photography shoot of their Dairy as well as take some lifestyle pictures of the family and garden. There was meant to be a wedding here a month ago, but due to the COVID-19 pandemic all plans have changed! All the aloes… Read More

Forestry operations; Burning firebreaks

Documentary photography of Craig Macfarlane and the Hayter’s team in Ixopo burning fire breaks.   Lianne provides agricultural imagery for websites, advertising, training manuals, webinars and imagery for editorial purposes.  If you would like to know more about Lianne’s packages and rates, contact Lianne here with your enquiry or request.

The maize harvest; it’s a family affair

Thanks to the Lister family for being my Pannar models! I wanted to capture a mix of natural and posed images of the family during their maize harvest, in particular the kids being true farm kids; barefoot and free, clambering up the dusty combine harvester and with ‘mother and father’ in the back ground! These… Read More

Gehla, the Cabbage farmer

I visited Gehla Mngona and his family a few weeks ago to see how his cabbages are coming on. Gehla had planted 20000 cabbage seedlings from Sutherland Seedlings and they are about ready for harvest! Cabbages form part of the staple diet here in KwaZulu-Natal and are a great source of nutrients and dietary fibre,… Read More

A gallery; Farm operations during COVID-19

While many South African’s retreat to their homes, farmers and farm workers go on, ensuring there be food for the masses now and in the coming months. Here is a gallery of Sutherland Seedlings in Ixopo during the COVID-19 pandemic. Strict hand sanitising takes place on arrival, throughout the day and when leaving site. The… Read More

Dairy Documentary; A morning documenting farm operations on a dairy farm

I squeezed in one last agricultural shoot the day before lock down in South Africa. One of the things I love most about agricultural photography is that I get to be outdoors, often surrounded by beautiful landscapes and salt of the earth people. I love the documentary aspect of it too, the action especially! A… Read More