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Rudi van den Heever
Worked at Pretoria Society of Advocates
Attended Hoërskool Pretoria-Noord
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This beautiful picture has been shared at +HQSP Landscape. Thanks for your contribution & have a nice day +Rudi van den Heever!
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Great to have another image selected as Earth Shots' Photo of the Day #EarthShots #PhotoOfTheDay
Window to the Soul by Rudi van den Heever was photo of the day on 11th November 2016. Earth Shots is a photo of the day contest celebrating the beauty and diversity of our planet.
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Scarred but Unbeaten by Rudi van den Heever was photo of the day on 19th September 2016. Earth Shots is a photo of the day contest celebrating the beauty and diversity of our planet.
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Just have to love the pastel colors of the mopani trees during the winter months... #500px   #KrugerNationalPark   #ElephantScape #Wildlife  
A lone elephant stands tall among the pastel winter colors of the mopani trees in the Kruger National Park, 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">STOCK IMAGES</a> I <a href="http:...
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I try and make an effort every year to visit the northern regions specifically to capture these colours around July and August. Nice capture +Rudi van den Heever 
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A beautiful young black maned lion in beautiful light... #BlackManedLion  
#kalahari   #wildlife   #BigCat   #LastLions  
This is one of the coalition of three younger male lions that attempted to take over the Rooiputs pride, with its two older males, during January 2016 in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, 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.lin...
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African Landscape Fine Art Photo Prints | www. LinRu Photography

A new addition to my #photographywebsite  from the #DrakensbergAmphitheatre  
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Something from the #Blouberstrand over on #500px - #seascape #TableMountain #dawn
Dawn breaks over Bloubergstrand in the Western Cape, South Africa. In the the distance Table Mountain is illuminated by the pastel colors of sunrise... 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">STO...
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The hero of the Rooiputs pride over on #500px...
During January 2016 a coalition of three younger male lions attempted to take over the Rooiputs pride with its two older and more exprenienced males in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park. This is one of the Rooiputs pride's males that successfully defended the pride and its two very young cubs from the vicious attempts of the invading coalition - For some or other reason he did most of the fighting, whilst the other male stayed close to the liones...
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A close-up view of a male lion's paw makes one realise why these beasts are such formidable hunters. An image from the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, 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-stoc...
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Wedding Photographer Pretoria Gauteng | www.LinRuCommercial.com | LinRu Photography
Sanet and Billy had a traditional church wedding in the Villieria Dutch Reformed Church (Nederduitse Gereformeerde Kerk), with its building that dated back to 1949, in Villieria, Pretoria. The wedding reception was in the church hall itself. The church has a beautiful pipe organ and I knew it would…
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"Mr Grumpy" #KgalagadiTransfrontierPark   #SouthAfrica  

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Lawyer and amateur photographer
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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!
Education
  • Hoërskool Pretoria-Noord
    1992
  • University of Pretoria
    Law, 2000
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LinRu Photography Blog: Behind the Image - Kieliekrankie Milky Way
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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

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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