Herman van Bon Photography

Fine Art Photography, Napier, South Africa.

There is every now and then a moon hype around the globe. A few days ago it was something as Blood- or Blue Moon. Most pictures I saw were shot at sunset and indeed that affects the colour (yellowish sunset colours). In the Western Cape, South Africa it was merely cloudy during the evening so …

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Elim was founded and grounded as a missionary station in 1824. Wikipedia mentions that the thatchers from this village are ‘renowned’. That is a bit of an understatement as they in fact belong to the best thatchers in the world knowing that many of them are travelling around the globe engaged in prestigious thatching for …

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Roger Williams from Cape Town is well known around the globe with many international accolades. In South Africa he is just ‘known’ …….. here and there. Last weekend I witnessed Roger and his assistant Nick here in the village engaged in a wall painting. Not finished yet (see last picture) but you can see the …

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Shades are a reflection in a way. Just a mini-serie of 4. See for yourself. This last chapter is dedicated to the Toemailers Angela & Quillan who show us toes from around the globe including my wife’s and mine. Here is another one of my toes, shade included!

I love masquerades …… i.e. on my computer I mean. And I love flowers; our garden exhibits a year round floral display of succulent plants from around the globe. And ….. I love our village (Stanford, South Africa; I can’t emphasize that enough… I even maintain a blog about our experiences here). I also love …

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