Bird on the stoop

Our labrador is 12 yrs old and that equals the human age of 84. As can happen with very young and very old people food particles are dropped around and every morning there is always one smart bird looking for residues on our stoop (the South African word for verandah). The bird comes in very …

Out of South Africa 1: A refreshing Welcome

Last year we went on a 4-week journey to Europe and Canada. It was for the first time since more than 11 years that we had a holiday ‘out of (South) Africa. We mainly visited family and friends but in between we took time to travel around a bit. With my Sony Cybershot 7.2 I …

Glasses

Objects can be pictured from different angles and processed with different outcomes. Here is what I did with my glasses. Just experimenting.

Queen of the Night

(Queen of the Day too)

Street Photography 10: The Border

Living at the edge of the village has its advantages. Our street borders a stream (“Vlei” in Afrikaans) with an abundance of winged wildlife. Every morning I let the dog out and we are greeted by ducks, seagulls (the ocean is only a few kilometers in bird flight) and other birds I don’t know the …

Les Yeux du Ciel

Recently I posted La Mer, La Cote et Le Ciel and these pictures inspired me to create this imaginary. The title ‘Les Yeux du Ciel’ has a double meaning: ‘The Eyes of the Sky’ and ‘The Eyes of Heaven’. Anyway I am watching you!

Downfall of the Moon

Within a timeframe of a minute I witnessed the downfall of the  full moon during sunrise early this morning.

Street Photography 9: The Ducky Paddle

Living at the edge of the village has its advantages. Our street borders a stream (“Vlei” in Afrikaans) with an abundance of winged wildlife. Every morning I let the dog out and we are greeted by ducks, seagulls (the ocean is only a few kilometers in bird flight) and other birds I don’t know the …

Pottery

TABLE MOUNTAIN FOR SALE

One of the worlds famous tourism attractions, Table Mountain, is for sale. Businessman Friedel Sauer of Stanford Upholstery in Stanford has transformed Table Mountain into one of his creations and is convinced that there are people in Cape Town who surely want to acquire his ‘Piece d’Ameublement Artistique’.