Mask

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Telecommunication with the ancestors

Spirituality of native (tribal) people around the globe, from Australia to Australia, has a significant element of ancestry in it. Native people of South Africa are balancing on the edge of traditional values and the ‘comfort’ of modern times.  Hence this imaginary of a Xhosa woman calling the spirits of her ancestors for guidance.

Imaginary: Going Down Under or not; a helping hand

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Toes from a different perspective

Recently I submitted some pictures of toes I shot during a stroll along Grotto Beach in Hermanus, South Africa. Today I did some simple photoshopping resulting in these  imaginaries. All have a hint of surrealism.

The Cloud Walker

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There is this guy who floats in the air and likes to show his ability in the blog Walkair. I follow his gliding adventures. Actually quite funny and fairly original. Virtually every day he discovers a different angle and the pictures tell a story or, better even, let you imagine your own story. Anyway; I …

Hibiscus

When we moved to Stanford one-and-a-half year ago we were lucky to buy a house that did not need any refurbishing but the garden did. In front there was an awful hedge that had to be removed. That took about a week. We replanted the strip with mainly water wise plants (succulents and drought resistent …

In the sky with diamonds…

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Hanging low going high

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Shot from our verandah with an interval of approx. 30 minutes beginning of the evening. Sometimes the whole village is in the sky.

Night sky without a tripod …..

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but with a few drinks……

The Chameleon went to the Photoshop

Sometime ago I submitted a picture of a very shy ‘Bloukopmannetjie’ (Afrikaans name for this ‘Blue Head’ chameleon). Early this morning I photoshopped a bit with this little guy. He is now exploring the beach.