I felt compelled to look for a new name in mythology that reflected my new sense of self. The one that emerged was Cernunnos. Cernunnos was the mysterious, horned, Gaelic god of beasts and wild places. He inhabited the dark forests and was always accompanied by wild animals. He represented the divine masculine and yet existed in tandem with the divine feminine, the Goddess
In the spring of 2018, we escaped to this little mountain retreat for a weekend of rest sensual pleasure. These are still some of my favourite photographs, because they capture the true Goddess unveiled and free.
A few days in the Bushveld connecting with nature were good for the soul. It was just romance and passion. May 2018.
With Tamsin’s birthday in May we planned another road trip, stopping over in the escarpment forest around Magoebaskloof in Limpopo Province. The guest house had a magical garden that led down into the forest – the perfect place for some Goddess photos.
After several weeks in Covid-19 lockdown and no plans on the horizon for even a weekend breakaway, we decided to set up a photo session at home.
This little cottage in the Cerderberg was not as private as we had hoped, but Tamsin scouted out a spot on the river and was confident that it would be reasonably accessible and private enough for an early morning nude photo shoot.
Photos from our winter weekend at a farmhouse cottage in the North Eastern Free State in 2017.
Tamsin takes a naked stroll in the late afternoon light
Photos from our 2017 Anniversary trip to Namibia – Nudes & Glamour in the Desert