In a reproduction phase

Top-Down approach of a queen

(Agave Victoria Regineae)

Between Elim and the Ocean

The Company Gardens

The company Gardens in Cape Town underwent a complete facelift during the past years. The gardens date back to the initiative of the Dutch East India Company in the 17th century. There are except for the reconstructed veggie garden nice walk ways and a collection of trees from around the globe. In many (botanical) aspects this …

Wishing Good Night

Last night one of the Sunbird youngsters (nested on our verandah) came to wish us a good night.

The Youngsters are hungry 8 (The end): And than they flew out

Leaf …

.. of a cycad

The Youngsters are hungry 7

The youngsters are hungry 6 (foraging)

Not in Photoshop

It’s always good to try and work with other software with their own specific advantages above the big brother… This picture: Sony A77 with Sigma 70-300mm on 120mm. 1/320 sec, F4, ISO 400 Processed in DxO Optics Pro 10, DxO Viewpoint 2 and choice for ‘Vintage’ in DxO Filmpack 4