Napier Sunrise (4 pictures)

(Napier, Western Cape, South Africa) When the sun is fully above the horizon the colours suddenly change.  

Sunrises and Sunsets in the Overberg

The Overberg region in the Western Cape, South Africa is known for it’s magnificent and sometimes unusual coloured (even saturated) golden hours. And I love the early hours photographing the never boring landscapes. Always a surprise. Most of the pictures did not need any post-processing (= in-camera settings); with a few I added a texture …

The Big, Big Move

Per 1 April we will reside in an heritage house (Anno 1928) in Napier; 50 kilometers drive from Stanford and also in the Overberg region of the Western Cape in South Africa. Besides plenty of administrative ‘issues’ inherent at selling and buying properties there are many other things to think of. Take for example the …

In Los Angeles

The Los Angeles Center For Digital Art (104 East Fourth Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013) will exhibit one of my pictures as part of the groups expo Snap to Grid between 10 December and 2 January. Director Rex Bruce of the LADC: “Very nice work. This night land/sea-scape breaths sphere. It invites to contemplate”. Title of the picture: “Unspoiled beach”. Shot …

The Earth Beneath my Feet

Recently I took the challenge to photograph ‘Beneath my Feet‘ In no time I made some B&W’s and posted them. And honestly (look for yourself) I got some ‘likes’ as well ( 😀 😀 😀 Thank you Guys). Time to take one of the images and add some textures. It seems that there is somebody of …

Aloe time in the Western Cape

Aloe time in the Western Cape

The Western Cape in South Africa is a Winter rainfall area. And while the Northern Hemisphere is moving into the summer here we slowly move into the Winter. For the Western Cape it means that many endemic aloes will provide a magnificent view while driving through the rural part of this South African province.

Broken Nostalgia

Is it broken or not. I just wondered going through my photo-archive and finding these pictures I made in the rural Overberg and (second gallery) of a hidden gem in Hermanus, Western Cape, South Africa.

Hermanus Blues

(Hermanus is a small sea-side town near Stanford in the Western Cape, South Africa)

Cat feet

“Cats are intended to teach us that not everything in nature has a purpose.” ― Garrison Keillor Picture: Cotyledon Ladysmithiensis. Afrikaners name this succulent plant ‘katvoetjies’ (‘cat feet’). It is endemic to the area around Ladysmith (hence the specie name) in the Klein Karoo region between Montagu and Oudshoorn in the Western Cape, South Africa.