Just next to our gate is a white flowering hibiscus. Virtually the whole day in the shade. We lighted it a bit with a solar powered (blueish) LED-light last night. And this is the effect:
….. is always Sunshine.
After heavy rainfall on Thursday 9 May the sun came through and around 9 AM I shot several detail pictures with my Sony A77 with Sigma 70-300 Macro lens. The lens was directed more or less towards the sun. All images in B&W. Today number 1o of 10. Think that this photo and the first one are the best.
….. clouds are piling up in our own ‘Smokey Mountains’ (Klein Rivier Mountains’). Still Autumn but Winter on its way. We are, however, privileged to live in a moderate climate with a year-round floral display in our succulent garden. The rain adds extra beauty to the flowers (see thumbnails below main picture).
In South Africa ‘Baby Buttocks’ is one of the many names given to this Lithop specie. Lithops (several hundreds of species/hybrids/varieties) originate from Southern Africa and sometimes people walk on them assuming they are walking on stones; hence another name ‘Living Stones’.
The variety in our collection spreads the fragrance of a certain brand of baby powder. Technology isn’t that far yet that I can let you sniff this fragrance.