These Kalanchoe leafs ….

… are always beautiful to photograph. It’s a Kalanchoe thyrsipholia originating from Madagascar and is in South Africa known under the Afrikaans name ‘Rooi Plakkie’ (‘Little red slice’).

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YouTube with Landscapes, Birds and Flowers

Especially made for those travelers and others who are curious about the area I live in: a YouTube presentation of 446 seconds with photographs of landscapes, birds and flowers in the Overberg, Western Cape, South Africa. This is a ‘rough cut’ (with a spelling error in the title!!! 😉 which nobody has noticed yet….) and the final product is a nice introduction for the International Bird Fair 1 – 6 October in our village (Stanford). Enjoy!

Click HERE (YouTube will open in new window).

One Misty Morning 9 (The End)

In primary school in Holland we learned that clouds were made above the sea. During many travels abroad we learned that this is not (always) the case. Thursday Morning August 1 I did my farm tour around the village and this is the last part of the result. Sometimes I’m still in doubt wether I will process a picture in B&W or in color. In those cases I will publish both. Same applies for processing in color so there is one ‘chapter’ in the serie with two full color images of the same landscape. Maybe some of you have an opinion?

At last but not at least I have to thank all those farmers and their staff who let me intrude in their work and life. It’s a homage to all those fine people who are shaping the landscape that inspires me endlessy. Thank you guys!

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