And now something completely different …

Usually I only publish photographs (etc.). This is the first (in 5 yrs) exception of the rule.

We have a very inspirational neighbour. Alan Raubenheimer is 90+ years and still creating useful things; merely out of scrap. Home trainers are quite expensive for a pensioner and Alan wants to keep himself fit. Hence the Raubenheimer Home Trainer or ‘exercise bike’ if you prefer. Alan just went viral on YouTube with his latest invention:

It’s strange …

Funny …. On my Instagram (@hermanvanbon) I recently received a comment on this picture of Napier.
It’s from a photographer …: “…. Strange … there are only green fields today …. yesterday must have been different …. how do you manage to get the flowers to open just for you …. ?….”
My answer: “Just be at the right time in the right place. Means being patient. Oh … and the right in-camera settings. As easy as that. Landscape photography has, I guess, a slightly different approach that wildlife photography”.
Different photography disciplines each have their own approach plus much depends also on the creativity (etc.) of the photographer … I just wonder … is there some jealousy going on? I hope not…
And than I question myself: ‘Should I have responded?’
Photo below: flowering canola field