Jess Latimer started Latimer Living with the intention of taking her distinctive South African and eclectic colonial décor style to a broader market.
Jess is the owner, designer and decorator of the highly successful boutique hotel Cape View Cifton which she has also commisisoned me to shoot on several occasions.
Her enthusiasm and style has prompted numerous requests for her help in private homes and apartments. To this end, she created Latimer Living A collection of high-end, uniquely South African and African products have been selected and styled in such a way so that you can create and achieve a similar look in your own home with minimum effort and maximum impact.
Latimer Living is based in London, UK and is specifically designed to cater for discerning customers and clients who want to recreate Jess’ South African interiors that have been so admired at Cape View Clifton.
She did not want a typical perfectly lit style for the shoot, rather more to see the products within the context of a home or setting that would allow people to visualise her collected items within the context of a home.
So we shot and styled the shoot accordingly.
2017 represented the 156th Queen’s Plate. Its been sponsored by Drakenstein Stud Farm and Anthonij Rupert Wyne since 2005, and this years event was one of wonderful style, presence, great racing and a stunning day out.
African Pride Fire and Ice Cape Town This is a stunning hotel, recently refurbished and makes the best milkshakes - so I'm told. One of my favourite shoots is interiors, especially when they have been carefully and attentively created, and with extensive… Read more
The ravages of over 100 years of winter storms and summer sun has mostly reclaimed what was the Steam Ship Kakapo who ran aground in 1900. All that is left is the metal skeleton and some wooden parts of the ship. Nature is steadily reclaiming the ship. Read more
Most of these photographs were part of The Investec exhibition to be presented at The Investec pre Durban July Luncheon for owners and trainers of some of the best race horses in South Africa. Read more
Many years ago a school friend of mine visited Tuscany and fell in love with a rumble tumbledown farm house, and she purchased it. Love, blood sweat, tears and a fair amount of money was invested in making it a stunning villa/ Read more
2017 represented the 156th Queen’s Plate. Its been sponsored by Drakenstein Stud Farm and Anthonij Rupert Wyne since 2005, and this years event was one of wonderful style, presence, great racing and a stunning day out. Read more
A shoot for Adam, who needed some images for a design project as part of an introductory portfolio Read more
I was approached by The Location Gallery in 2010 to help shoot some of their original properties. This portfolio is a selection of some of my favourite properties that we photographed, many of which are still on their books. Read more
My earliest childhood memories were of holidays to the North West coast of Scotland, evocative memories of places with names like The Pass of the Cattle - Bealach na Ba, The Valley of The Kings, The Great Glen - Glen Coe… Read more
Late January marks the CTS book one sale, known as the Cape Thoroughbred Premier Sale. It is where some of the most exciting yearling thoroughbreds are sold, and the prices show just that. Read more