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.

First Hike of the year 3

3 January I joined the first hike (12 km) of the Strandveld Hiking club. The hike followed a coastal stretch between Die Kelders and Gansbaai in the Western Cape, South Africa. It was a surprise hike that lead us through some public and private caves. The first post (yesterday morning) consisted of blue tinted B&W …

First Hike of the year 2

3 January I joined the first hike (12 km) of the Strandveld Hiking club. The hike followed a coastal stretch between Die Kelders and Gansbaai in the Western Cape, South Africa. It was a surprise hike that lead us through some public and private caves. This first post this morning consists of blue tinted B&W …

The Village Museum

Recently I had a photoshoot in Stellenbosch and Franschhoek in the Western Cape, South Africa. Easy going models = hassle-free work + time-saving so we had an hour to quickly pop in the ‘Dorp Museum’ (Village Museum) in Stellenbosch. It was four years since I’d been in that place but it is certainly going downwards with this …

A book review: The Boer War

It’s very unusual that I write a book review although I read many books. Writing a book review in a photography blog goes beyond usual but since I like the unusual … 😉 I’m living now for fourtheenandahalf year plus almost two months in South Africa and have read many books about its history but this …