This one you may forget …

… but I still publish it anyway (before it goes in the ‘dustpin’) just for the idea that I did not spill my time completely … 🙂 🙂 🙂

Light reflection (2 pictures to compare)

I never use flashlights or other artificial lighting equipment. Personally I think that you can make perfect pictures with advanced artificial lighting but you loose the ‘soul’ of the subject. For me it’s the challenge to use the available light and picture as is, followed by enhancing the ‘soul of the image’ with photo-processing software. …

And now in Monochrome

Sometime ago I posted landscape picture I took near Barrydale in the Little Karoo. One of these I re-processed but than in monochrome (the thumbnail is the original).

Cycad Leaf

Cycads date back a few hundred million years and survived the Dino- and other Saurussen. In Southern Africa alone there are 65 species; in our garden we have seven (all with an official permit) of which two species are threatened with extinction. There is a lively ‘trade’ in cycads; i.e. poaching in nature and exporting …

Poppy in Black and White

The Dragon gets angry

(‘Dragon’s Breath’)

Doglapse

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The neighbour has a visitor

Blue

It’s not the Danube but the Klein Rivier (Little River) that streams along my village. BTW from the past I never seen a blue Danube (only on pictures) but ‘our’ river is now and than blue depending on the color (temperature) of the sky … 😉 When there is no wind or water coming from …

Play Day 8 (The End)

Tuesday 12 November goes into history as ‘My Play Day’. I’m still exploring different techniques in photo processing. I know what I want and also know it’s a long road of achievement. I can see my own style in the distance but still have to hone (refine) my skills. During this historical day I’ve been …