Portrait of Father & Son

Portrait of a Rose

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  by Herman van Bon Photography

 

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Mirror, mirror in my hand; who is the prettiest in the land….

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The Giggle

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Portrait of a Fero Cactus

Good Morning! At last, after so many years, I succeeded in producing a flower. I’m a Fero Cactus and my ancestors originate from Mexico. They also name me Fish Hook Cactus and if you look closely you know why.

The little bird

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Portrait of the little bird in the dunes between Grotto Beach and the Stanford Lagoon.

The unhappy queen

Karuna has a new hat and Queen Beatrix of Holland is most probably very unhappy for she does not has this one in her collection.   P.S.: Rumor has it that after seeing this picture on Facebook yesterday Queen Beatrix went on national television to announce her abdication …..

Playing with portrait backgrounds

Recently I posted about the experience with my first photo-model. Today I played with her a bit in Photoshop; i.e. adding different backgrounds. Think that the picture on top is the best. And if you have a different opinion just let me know. Never too old to learn!

My first photo-model

In a small village like Stanford it’s not easy to ‘persuade’ people, especially women, to photograph them. Whatever the reason it took a while and against all odds (even her mother said that she would “never ever” do it) Karuna didn’t even think twice. She admits that she hates to be photographed but this time …

The Chilling Chameleon

We are privileged to live where we live in South Africa; an abundance of nature and an amazing landscape. Hidden in the mountains are numerous waterfalls, patches with pristine fynbos and various other plant genera. And than the animals. In the Overberg you find everything from a small bug to baboons and leopards. And they …