I hardly go out to make pictures. In and around the house or during a doggy walk I find enough subjects worth to picture. But very soon I will start travelling again; just to keep myself refreshed and ‘rejuvenated’… Recently I published several sunset pictures shot through the front door of our ‘modest dwelling’ in Stanford, South Africa. I love this place but I don’t want to get stuck and, yes, South Africa has so much beauty (virtually around every corner); one just has to see it… This picture of my front door does not mean that I won’t publish more front door sunsets. Just wait and see! 😀
Early morning I start the day with a doggy walk, followed by the obvious coffee, and most of the time I have my camera with me just in case of. There was a bit of mist in ‘Die Vlei’ (little lake) but not enough to make a faerie-like picture; still than I shot a few. Can you see the ducks? People going to work on their feet or by car and school children on their way to get educated by dedicated teachers (here in the village they are!); some in a hurry and others in slow rural pace. The sun is rising and lightning the moon. This is Good Morning in Stanford, somewhere in nowhere in South Africa!
I posted quite a few sunsets in and around our village recently. Today a picture of a sunrise somewhere in our street; made during my daily early morning doggy walk. This metamorphoto is dedicated to Sharika Pienaar whose pictures tell a story of her own ‘Life without regrets‘. Although never met in person she is very dear to us!
Living at the edge of the village has its advantages. Our street borders a stream (“Vlei” in Afrikaans) with an abundance of winged wildlife. Every morning I let the dog out and we are greeted by ducks, seagulls (the ocean is only a few kilometers in bird flight) and other birds I don’t know the name of. People jogging or on their way to work, etc. Rain or shine; it’s always wonderful and there are always ‘subjects’ to photograph. This serie of 10 begins with a duck in full flight and ends with our border along the wooden fence.