Ark. I am occasionally accused of hiding behind my Avatar and presenting a false name to the world – as if the world is really interested in moi! Anyhow, here is Ark, Juxtaposed in these images and in case anyone was wondering after his real name and is too damn lazy to Google, it is, of … More Thursday Special – Juxtaposition 1.
Over at Macromoments, Susan’s theme for the current challenge is bokeh which is … In photography, bokeh (originally /ˈboʊkɛ/, /ˈboʊkeɪ/ BOH-kay — also sometimes pronounced as /ˈboʊkə/ BOH-kə, Japanese: [boke]) is the aesthetic quality of the blur produced in the out-of-focus parts of an image produced by a lens. Bokeh has been defined as “the … More Slipping gently out of focus.
”Okay, Maverick, we have you in sight. Keep her steady, drop your undercarriage, and stay on course.” Ark.
My SA blogpals will fully understand this tale, So, the dogs start to go spare out front. I wander out my office and walk to the edge of the property to see what’s getting them all riled up. Ah … a municipal truck from Escom (our electricity supplier) is parked right in front of our … More Ark (almost) on the Street. Full Power!
And then a step to the right … 18/4/17 Canon Eos 400d. Macro. Automatic. Ark. Musinwithsusan macro moments#35
Hummingbird Hawk-moth. I have waited nearly two years to get a shot of this moth. And two days ago, out of the blue, I got lucky! 16/04/17.
Still using the Cyber-shot. This must be a kilometer away at least. Looking South-West across the Valley at the Observatory. Ark
Who wants to guess? Ark Macro moments #35
Speckled Mousebird. African Migrant Ginger. Still getting the hang of the Cyber Shot. Although I was a bit wobbly trying to focus on the Mousebird through the branches of the coral tree, I eventually managed a clear shot and ”click”. On the first two shots I used the super zoom and they’ve turned … More Leading you up the garden path.
Ginger is the neighbour’s cat who has adopted us: If he doesn’t sleep over, then he is at the back door first thing in the morning, and seems to hang around most of the day. He gets on well with all our pets except for one cat, Kammy. Here he struck a rather self-possessed and … More ”Step this way”: deux. Black and White Sunday Challenge. Steps & Stairs.
The Korkie Marathon is an ultra-marathon and considered one of the ”musts” for Gauteng runners in the build-up to the 90 km Comrades Marathon. The Korkie is 56km. This amounts to 56,000 metres which, for me, including the odd walk at water tables, probably translated to around 58,000 steps. For this little girl, who was … More ”Step this Way”: Black and White Sunday Challenge. Steps & Stairs.
Yellow Crab spider – Thomisus onustus 14/04/17 Macro Moments 35. Musin with Susan. Ark.
Red Veined Dropwing Days are getting cooler over here in Jo’burg, and we have been having some late rains. Very welcome they are, too. However, the cooler weather means our dragon fly friends are no longer the regular visitors they are during the long hot days of summer. In fact, I have not seen one … More There be Dragons ….