Some of our collection succulent plants (more pictures) 2

Some of our collection succulent plants (more pictures) 1

Plant collection for sale

Ideal for collectors, landscapers, etc. in the Western Cape, South Africa. In a few months time we move to another place. We can either take our collection with us (well, we take some for sure) or sell. We have chosen for the latter option. Huge collection cacti and (African) succulent plants for sale. Ideal for …

Zurich animated and the stunning succulent collection (2 tubes)

A few years ago me and Yvonne travelled in Europe and North America again (after 11 years in South Africa). One of the cities we visited was Zurich in Switzerland. The first tube is an animated version of some images we made during wandering in de city. The second is that of a stunning succulent plant …

Soul Food

One of the posters I made for Hemingway’s in Hermanus, South Africa; a bookshop with a rare collection of books and decorated with bric-and-brac.

Doing something different with jewellery

Doing something different with #jewellery. Yvonne de Wit (she is just setting up her own blog; the ‘about’ page is more or less finalised), co-incidentally my wife and love of a life-time ( 😀 ), creates jewellery of sterling silver and South African Earth (such a diversity). Pictured is a pendant in the shape of a Zulu shield …

Orchids

Some pictures I recently shot of flowering orchids in the collection of a friend.

Textures

A few of the textures I use for background layers of photo-imaginaries. All natural but after some processing including HDR-toning etc. At the moment a collection of a few hundred to choose from. These layers add some depth. They are an ‘art’ of their own … 😉

Photographing jewelry (finalizing) 2

A few days ago I posted about the ‘branding’ of Yvonne’s (my wife) jewelry or jewellery (for the Americanos). I’m not a graphical designer but one of our neighbors is. I was stuck with the header; in fact it was a point of sophisticated discussion (no plates broken, etc.) between me and my client. So …

The fragrance of baby powder

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 …