In response to those who think (and recently expressed via diverse Social meda as some local wannabees did) that Photoshop (and other photo-processing software) is no better than ‘violating reality’. In that case, I should have ‘violating the reality’ more throughout my life.
Come to think of it, black and white is also manipulating… the world is colourful; seeing it B&W is cheating, right? Right? And what about changing the lens; exchange the standard 50mm with a wide-angle or telelens?
Digital photo-processing is the new age, dark room. Should we also say that artists who paint should use ground up dried out berries and leafs, like the San people in Southern Africa used to. NO! Digital photography and digital photo-processing are my tools for creating; shaping my ideas, my heart and soul, my vision and my passion…. (text inspired by and thanks to Jim McIntyre).
Regular readers of this blog know that I’m not in favor of all those blog awards although I see the value of it for some bloggers. Andrew Harvard, a great Chef from Durban, recently dedicated a blog post to me and honestly I think it’s a great idea. So from now on I will every now and than dedicate a post to a co-blogger.
This blog post is dedicated to Brigid Taylor Jackson from the Greater Cape Town area. She loves her plants and everything that goes with this passion. And she loves bees… !!! And we know that Brigid adores this flowering cactus: