I will be in Brussels when this post appears, traveling for a few days on business. To keep the customers satisfied, I have scheduled this post in my absence: a … Continue reading Bird photographer at dawn
Interviewer: Dusk at Kalk Bay – tell me about this image. (PS click on the image to enlarge). Me: No. Not right now, anyway. Rob and I are getting packed … Continue reading Dusk, Kalk Bay
My scheduled post last weekend would have landed on your devices whilst Rob and I were in Cape Town with Jono, Hayley, Gabriel and Kathy and Thomas. This post lands … Continue reading Easter in Toronto
As you read this, Rob and I will be in Cape Town – Simonstown, to be precise – for a long-awaited grand reunion with my son, Jonathan, our daughter-in-law Hayley … Continue reading Gull and gull-ible
Flamingoes alighted on the Sunday morning at Marievale, drawing out a dozen or more of us birdwatchers and photographers, tripods and telephoto lenses lined up along the narrow road across … Continue reading Flamingoes at Marievale
The early wagtail catches the worm. Marievale Bird Sanctuary.
This confident raptor seemed unperturbed as I stopped the car below his high-wire perch, carefully climbed out, and rested the long lens on the open car-door… Such a beautiful bird, … Continue reading Black-Shouldered Kite, Marievale
Ruffs in formation against a blank sky make an abstract pattern, suited I think to black-and-white; but Ruffs flying low in the morning light with water and reeds as backdrop … Continue reading Ruff formation
I took a series of images of Southern Red Bishops clinging to the reeds early one morning at Marievale. This one, with the warm golden light, the puff of red … Continue reading Time to go – Southern Red Bishop
Spain has saturated my posts and photographs for some time now; with this series done, my eye hankers after water, marsh, sky and birdlife. So the next few posts mark … Continue reading Red-knobbed coot
Wishing everyone a Happy New Year – a year of tolerance, respect, and care for our planet.