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Rudi van den Heever
Worked at Pretoria Society of Advocates
Attended Hoërskool Pretoria-Noord
Lives in Pretoria, South Africa
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All the images on my website are now available for purchase as prints or rights managed stock images. I have also streamlined the whole purchasing process with easy to complete forms and payments via PayPal or EFT...

#canvasprints   #fineartprints   #wildlifephotography   #naturephotography   #landscapephotography   #stockimages  
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Having a good run on Earth Shots...

#Earthshots  +Earth Shots  #monochrome   #zebra   #wildlifephotography  
Monochrome Zebra Portrait by Rudi van den Heever was photo of the day on 15th April 2014. Earth Shots is a photo of the day contest celebrating the beauty and diversity of our planet.
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Congratulations +Rudi van den Heever, it is indeed a great image!
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My latest addition to my 500px gallery...

#Pilanesberg   #SouthAfrica   #Mankwe   #landscape   #landscapephotography   #sunrise   #gold   #sunrisephotography   #500px  
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Thanks +Michel Rademaker !
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A new monochrome addition to my 500px gallery from my recent quick afternoon trip to Rietvlei Nature Reserve...

#monochrome   #rietvleinaturereserve   #zebra   #500px   #500pxart  
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Beautiful image +Rudi van den Heever, great composition! 
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I fail to understand how people can try to argue that the conservation of these majestic animals are being benefitted by being put in a confined enclosure and to wait being shot at close range by a rich foreigner with all but conservation on his or her mind!!!!

#kgalagaditransfrontierpark   #kgalagadi   #conservation   #lion   #male   #wildlife   #desert   #kalahari   #southafrica   #africa  
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Could not agree more.   It should stop,
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The latest addition to my 500px gallery...

#avian   #bird   #birdsgallery   #birds4all   #Pilanesberg   #Mankwe   #egretphotography   #egret   #southafrica   #africa   #takeoff  
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A real beauty +Rudi van den Heever!
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+Mike Spinak Thanks sir!
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A new addition to my 500px Gallery from #GiantsCastle  

#beardedvulture   #vulture   #conservation   #500px   #SouthAfrica  
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Lawyer and amateur photographer
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  • Pretoria Society of Advocates
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Pretoria, South Africa
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I am a conservationist and photographer and privileged to live in the natural splendor of the African continent.
Introduction
I was raised in a house where there always was and still is a keen interest and passion for nature, the outdoors and the African bush. 

Similarly, I always had an interest in photography. I always made use of every opportunity to get some shots in with my father's old film SLR, but film was expensive and opportunities few. I got my first Kodak point and shoot camera when I was 11, but the same problem remained.

During 2004 we visited the Pilanesberg Game Reserve in the North West Province of South Africa. We came across an impala ewe that was lazily grazing away on route directly towards a cheetah that was patiently lying in the grass and waiting - It was high noon and lunch was on its way! Needless to say, the cheetah had no choice and had to do what was neccessary... It did so quickly with almost no "classic chase" at all - If she did not make lunch of the impala, the latter would have boasted to her friends that evening about how she walked right over a cheetah and still lives to tell the story! It was my first cheetah kill that I witnessed, but... I did not have a camera with me!

I got my first digital camera during 2005, a Sony Cybershot, but soon realized that digital SLR is the only way to go. During 2007 I got my first DSLR, a Canon 400D, and a whole new world opened for me! Not only can I take as many photos as I want to, but I also have creative freedom when it comes to processing those photos.

I only became more serious about my photography during the end of 2009 and the beginning of 2010.

Photography is unfortunately only a hobby and during office hours (and sometimes non-office hours) I am practising law as an advocate and member of the Pretoria Bar. I do however try to seize every opportunity to get out there and to get the shot.

For those who are curious where "LinRu" originated... It's got nothing to do with China and is only a combination of my wife's name "Lindie" and my name "Rudi" - I had to make some reference to her, as she is the one that needs all the patience with me and my hobby and on many occasions she is also my dedicated driver!
Bragging rights
Nothing to brag about... Just enjoying myself!
Education
  • Hoërskool Pretoria-Noord
    1992
  • University of Pretoria
    Law, 2000
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Male