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Most cameras nowadays are small and light, so the need for support is less than it used to be. But still: think of people working with heavy lenses for sport or wildlife photography. What of astrophotography, panoramas, time lapse. And … Continue reading
In spring (August-September), this is one of the many Mesemb species decorating the countryside with their colourful flowers. It occurs from my area northwards to Clanwilliam on sandy and clayey soils. The shrubs are up to 60 cm in height … Continue reading
Today we’ll have a closer look at the plant and especially its flowers. In yesterday’s post I mentioned the fact that most Bulbine flowers are very similar. That might give one the idea that they are not beautiful or interesting. … Continue reading
These pictures were taken last Monday on the outskirts of Montagu and represent the plants that used to be called Lampranthus montaguensis. The last one shows a plant growing in shade, thereby giving a very different, much more subdued impression.
I made these pictures a few days ago, as part of a presentation on plant photography I have to give at the end of the month.
According to the literature, this species occurs from just west of Oudtshoorn in the Western Cape to the Kei River in the Eastern Cape. The pictures shown here however, were taken not fear east of Ladismith, extending the known distribution … Continue reading