Random Photographs

Just a random selection of photographs from here and there.

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Dragon fly

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Music in the Park

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Just a random selection of photographs from here and there.

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Dragon fly

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Music in the Park

moon1Moody Moon in the clouds

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Pigs Ear flower

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Tok Tokkie Beetle

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Mimosa Thorn Bush

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Stilt

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Praying Mantis

Moody Moon in the clouds

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Pigs Ear flower

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Tok Tokkie Beetle

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Mimosa Thorn Bush

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Stilt

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Praying Mantis

 

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Lights on Lion’s Head

Lions Head has become a popular place to watch the sunset. Every night we watch people descending the peak after dark, their head light visible as bright dots in the darkness. To give some time frame the picture here were taken over a period of about 30 minutes, another time indicator is that you can see a star setting over Lions Head.

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The composite track looked like this:

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Cape Point – The Fairest Cape in all the World

We visited Cape Point Nature reserve and got a bit suntanned, a couple of new birds and as usual some really great images,

Buffelsbaai. I had a swim trying out the new action camera, but was warned out of the water by the surfers. Said they had seem some sharks and fairly close in.  This is Dylan braving the shark infested seas…

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Its a shark, really. How do I know? It moved faster than the surrounding kelp. Seriously, they were not very big and didn’t seem to take much notice of humans in the water.

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Platbos on the Atlantic Side was so very beautiful.

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Of course a polarising filter helps.

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Dissent in the family. Juvenile birds always give trouble.

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Smitswinkel Bay

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Erica – they seem to like the disturbed edges of the roads.

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Load Shedding has its benefits

The local electricity utility Eskom has supply problems and they drop various parts of the country to ease the burden. There are some benefits.

Living in the middle of the city reduces the chances of good astro-photography till Eskom get it wrong, then the stars come out.

Table Mountain and Lions Head make wonderful back drops.

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