Late lunch in the tree

No very appropriate on top of the previous post (subject wise, I mean) but this is what I just witnessed. So I keep it to thumbnails you can enlarge if you want. Pity I don’t have an 800 mm lens… thus the pictures are severely cropped; another reason for thumbnails … 😉 BTW the predator …

Sunset Blend

At 7 PM this evening I took 3 pictures (see thumbnails below) and blended them to this imaginary.

Beyond the chair …

This morning I shot shades of a chair from four different positions and in Photoshop I created five different blends (‘HDR-mergers’) and processed these individually with different brightness, detailing, coloring, gamma, etc. Just for the sheer fun of it. All thumbnails but is you click on it they enlarge.  

Street Life in the Village

Don’t expect the city buzz. Stanford is after all just a small village. Everything goes in rural pace. This (Saturday-) morning we went to the local market, had some coffee along the road, chatted about everything and nothing with other villagers and in between I made some street shots. Click on the thumbnails for enlargement.

Sundowner at the Blue Moon

This week we enjoyed virtually every day, with camera in hand, a different sunset at different locations in and around our village. Just for the sheer fun I tell you that Stanford is THE Sunset Capital (Sundowner Capital if you prefer) of South Africa 🙂 . Here last night’s sundowner at the Blue Moon community …

Reflections (2)

Referring to yesterdays posting herewith another self-reflection. The thumbnails below tell you how this picture was compiled. Simple but with severe troubles with inverse/refine to get it exactly right. From left (mainframe) to right (last addition) how I fitted it all together. For the colour edition of the cropped self-portrait I had to choose first the …