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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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A new addition to my website... 

#CapeTown   #TableMountain   #sunset   #Bloubergstrand   #LeeFilters   #CanonPhotography  
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I reprocessed this oldie and posted it on ‪#500px  ... Got filled with some nostalgia and also shared a portion of my blog post about this legendary leopardess... Need to get back to the ‪Kgalagadi!!!

#KgalagadiLeopardProject‬  ‪#WildlifeConservation #Langklaas‬   #leopards‬   #BigCats‬   #CauseAnUproar‬   #wildlifephotography   #KgalagadiTransfrontierPark   #Kgalagadi   #leopard   #sunrise   #TrueStory   #Nostalgia   #AfricanMoments  
I had my awesome sighting of Langklaas during June 2012 and never saw her again... Dr Matthew Schurch from the Kgalagadi Leopard Project explains the origin of her name as follows:- “…Langklaas was one of the most important leopards for the Kgalagadi Leopard Project for many reasons. She was the fourth leopard to be identified on the SANParks forum when Anne-Marie Rosset posted a sighting of her at Kannagauss on 25 April 2007. During these early...
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A new addition to my website... #monochrome   #kalahari   #lioness   #portrait   #LinRuPhotography   #wildlifephotography  
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The famous female leopard named "Langklaas" patrolling the dry Nossob riverbed in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa...

#leopard   #Langklaas   #BigFive   #WildlifePhotography   #Africa   #GoldenHour   #Nossob   #KgalagadiTransfrontierPark   #500px  
The famous female leopard named "Langklaas" patrolling the dry Nossob riverbed in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa... This image is protected by international copyright laws - © Rudi van den Heever / LinRu Photography Fine Art Prints can be purchased on my <a href="http://www.linruphotography.com/prints">WEBSITE</a> - Secure payment via PayPal or EFT and international delivery via courier... <a href="http://www.linruphotography...
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A monochrome seascape added to my 500px portfolio...

#HoleInTheWall   #WildCoast   #SouthAfrica   #monchromephotography   #CanonPhotography   #LinRuPhotography   #NaturePhotography   #500px  
A 60 second exposure reveals the peace, tranquility and magic of nature... Hole in Wall, Wild Coast, Eastern Cape, South Africa... This image is protected by international copyright laws - © Rudi van den Heever / LinRu Photography Fine Art Prints can be purchased on my <a href="http://www.linruphotography.com/prints">WEBSITE</a> - Secure payment via PayPal or EFT and international delivery via courier... <a href="http://www.linruphotography...
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An oldie reprocessed and posted in my ‪#‎500px‬ portfolio... ‪#‎wildlifephotography‬ ‪#‎HumbleBeginnings‬ ‪#‎HippoMagic‬
One of my first wildlife images taken in the Pilanesberg National Park, South Africa... This image is protected by international copyright laws - © Rudi van den Heever / LinRu Photography Fine Art Prints can be purchased on my <a href="http://www.linruphotography.com/prints">WEBSITE</a> - Secure payment via PayPal or EFT and international delivery via courier... <a href="http://www.linruphotography.com/rights-managed-stock-images">STOCK IMA...
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And I thought I did not have an image from my first attempt to shoot #TableMountain  that will look good in monochrome...!

#Bloubergstrand   #monochrome   #landscapephotography   #NewAddition   #PhotographyWebsite  
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Great image, the white and black contrasts nice and strong, well done +Rudi van den Heever 
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Something from the good old Cape added to my 500px portfolio...

#Bloubergstrand   #CapeTown   #Bloubergsrand   #LongExposure   #LeeFilters   #SeaScape   #CanonPhotography   #sunset   #Twilight   #SouthAfrica  
The setting sun on Bloubergstrand displays amazing hues of red, orange, blue and yellow at dusk over Table Mountain in the Western Cape, South Africa... Prints can be ordered for international delivery directly from my website by following the link below... <a href="http://www.linruphotography.com/">WEBSITE</a> I <a href="http://www.linruphotography.com/sales">PRINTS</a> I <a href="http://www.linruphotography.com/rights-managed-stock-images">ST...
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A new addition added to my #500px  portfolio... #GreaterFlamingo   #Mpumalanga   #SouthAfrica   #WildlifePhotography   #CanonPhotography   #LinRuPhotography  
I got a tip from a good friend that about 80 to 100 flamingos have made a near empty dam on a dairy farm in Mpumalanga, South Africa their home for the time being... So, on day one I went to introduce myself to the farmer and to ask his permission to take photographs and before sunrise the next day I was there with camera in hand. <a href="http://www.linruphotography.com/">WEBSITE</a> I <a href="http://www.linruphotography.com/sales">PRINTS</a> ...
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+Wayne Marinovich Thanks sir!!!
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Awesome that my favourite image from Hole in the Wall is Earth Shots' Photo of the Day! #HoleInTheWall   #WildCoast‬   #SouthAfrica‬   #EarthShots‬   #landscapephotography  
Timeless by Rudi van den Heever was photo of the day on 26th November 2015. Earth Shots is a photo of the day contest celebrating the beauty and diversity of our planet.
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Another new addition to my website... "Buffalo Oxpecker", taken in the #KrugerNationalPark   #SouthAfrica  ...

#wildlifephotography   #CanonPhotography   #Africa   #Buffalo   #Oxpecker  
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Education
  • Hoërskool Pretoria-Noord
    1992
  • University of Pretoria
    Law, 2000
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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!
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Nothing to brag about... Just enjoying myself!
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Lawyer and amateur photographer
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  • Pretoria Society of Advocates
    Advocate
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LinRu Photography Blog: Behind the Image - Kieliekrankie Milky Way
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The moon came up early the previous evening and only disappeared at about 03H00. It was in the middle of winter and sunrise was only at abou

LinRu Photography Blog: AWE by Greg du Toit, Wildlife Photogapher of the...
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I had the privilege of meeting Greg at the launch of his book last week. Greg gave a short presentation of his journey as wildlife photograp

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"What an awesome privilege to view the wonderful detail of God's creation through a man-made lens!" I am a lawyer, photographer and conserva

Goshawk vs. Falcon Caught on Camera
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It was the morning of 7 June 2012 and our two week trip to the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park in the Northern Cape, South Africa was coming to

LinRu Photography Blog: Image Processing - Which processing software to ...
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As a wildlife photographer you always need to be true to your subject and its natural environment, but it does not mean that you must be sat

LinRu Photography Blog: Image processing - Calibrating a good foundation
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I recently purchased a new monitor in an attempt to upgrade my old 24" LCD monitor to a new 27" LED monitor. It all sounds great and it was

LinRu Photography Blog: Pilanesberg Game Reserve - Where it all began...
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Described by geologists as the "Pilanesberg Alkaline Ring Complex", the Pilanesberg is one of only 3 alkaline volcanoes in the world and is

LinRu Photography Blog: World Rhino Day - Are you involved?
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But what is World Rhino Day and who initiated it? SavingRhinos.org and WorldRhinoDay.org put some information together and made it available