fauna

people food

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and i’m caught in limbo between ‘awwww it’s a chocolate addict’ and ‘f#&!@ing human litter!

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neccessary accessory

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epic puppy seen en route to dc

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slow-moving delicacy

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on sale now. the perfect snack for your Halloween party.

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termite city

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these termite mounds litter the landscape and most people leave them be to grow

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sacred flight

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sacred ibis take flight in the tswaing impact crater

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crabbing in twilight

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goat island

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some intrepid goats chart new waters

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fleeing foam

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a crab dodges a wave

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in flight | 20 december, 2011
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a seagull takes flight

santa monica pier, los angeles | location
pentax k-r | 31mm | 1/1600 | f/11 | iso800 |
camera
crop | lighting |
edits

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duckies | 5 december, 2011
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a duck duo makes minor tremors on the lake

the lake, central park, new york city | location
pentax k-r | 55mm | 1/160 | f/5.6 | iso200 |
camera
crop | lighting | cyanotype effect |
edits

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taking it easy

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this young giraffe is taking a break from being tall


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perched

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this baby mantis tries to catch flies while balanced on a crayfish antenna


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fish-pile | 19 december, 2012
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kiss me i’m koi fish


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cannon holes and fireworks | 16 december, 2012
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always new flowers to discover in the vast expanse of cape fynbos


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lost in thought | 15 december, 2012
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a happy lizard - want to be friends?


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in the eyes | 18 november, 2012
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true love between trainer and cheetah

lion park, gauteng | location
pentax k-r | 48mm | 1/200 | f/11 | iso400 |
camera
definition | gamma vignette |
edits

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newly hatched | 26 october, 2012
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2 day old chicks at botrivier

botrivier, western cape | location
pentax k-r | 50mm | 1/125 | f/7.1 | iso200 |
camera
lighting | definition |
edits

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sharing | 21 october, 2012
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islay feeds a friendly squirrel

government avenue, cape town | location
pentax k-r | 35mm | 1/125 | f/4.5 | iso200 |
camera
lighting | definition |
edits

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stray | 19 october, 2012
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a cat comes a wandering

green point, cape town | location
pentax k-r | 35mm | 1/400 | f/7.1 | iso400 |
camera
crop | lighting | definition |
edits

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fur accessory | 12 october,2012
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she carries her little friend safely across the road

woodstock, cape town | location
pentax k-r | 32mm | 1/400 | f/5.6 | iso200 |
camera
lighting |
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cocktail prison | 9 october, 2012
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geoffrey the gecko found his way into a glass of rum & coke, but found no way out and had to be rescued…

green point, cape town | location
pentax k-r | 35mm | 1/13 | f/9 | iso200 |
camera
definition |
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dragonfly no more | 24 september, 2012
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anthony found this dragonfly lying so still as if it had simply decided that its good life was over

sunflower stop, green point, cape town | location
pentax k-r | 50mm | 1/1000 | f/7.1 | iso200 |
camera
lighting | definition |
edits

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arrival of the pollinators | 18 september, 2012
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bees swarm over all the flowers along the waterfront

waterfront, cape town | location
pentax k-r | 55mm | 1/500 | f/5.6 | iso200 |
camera
no edits! |
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nest with a view | 30 august, 2012
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spring brings out the sunshine, the flowers, and the weavers, who build their hanging nests precariously over water

compagnes drift, bot river | location
pentax k-r | 55mm | 1/800 | f/5.6 | iso400 |
camera
crop | colour isolation | definition |
edits

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inquisitive | 23 july, 2012
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i used to feed these squirrels when i was young. they can be real fatties

colonial gardens, cape town | location
pentax k-r | 55mm | 1/100 | f/5.6 | iso400 |
camera
lighting | definition |
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flying dinosaur | 5 july, 2012
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a hadeda (official spelling - who knew?) flaps over kirstenbosch botanical gardens

kirstenbosch, cape town | location
pentax k-r | 55mm | 1/200 | f/13 | iso200 |
camera
crop | lighting | sepia colour |
edits

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billygoat in charge | 8 june, 2012
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this goat hogs all the attention at fairfield vineyard

fairfield vineyard, paarl, western cape | location
pentax k-r | 26mm | 1/320 | f/4 | iso200 |
camera
lighting |
edits

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peckish chickens | 27 may, 2012
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i present assie and prikkels - chickens extraordinair

beaumont wines, bot river, western cape | location
pentax k-r | 55mm | 1/320 | f/8 | iso200 |
camera
crop | lighting | definition |
edits

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lookouts | 23 may, 2012
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guinea fowl survey their surroundings from a nifty rooftop

silvermine village, noordhoek, cape town | location
pentax k-r | 42mm | 1/500 | f/5.6 | iso200 |
camera
lighting | pink tint |
edits

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it’s what’s inside that counts | 12 may, 2012
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i ran after this grasshopper for 300 meters before managing to snap it in focus

walter sisulu botanical garden, roodepoort, gauteng, s africa | location
pentax k-r | 32mm | 1/6000 | f/4 | iso3200 |
camera
lighting | colour isolation |
edits

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lourie in flight | 4 may, 2012
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a grey louries flees as i approach the front door of our house

2nd & 7th, parkhurst, johannesburg | location
pentax k-r | 55mm | 1/200 | f/11 | iso400 |
camera
crop | lighting | toy camera effect |
edits

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horsies | 27 april, 2012
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horses graze around our cottage

blue roan estate, magaliesburg, gauteng | location
pentax k-r | 50mm | 1/400 | f/5.6 | iso400 |
camera
crop | lighting | cyanotype effect |
edits

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jethro | 23 april, 2012
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my parent’s schnauzer, jethro, wants some love

2nd & 7th, parkhurst, johannesburg | location
pentax k-r | 23mm | 1/60 | f/5 | iso200 |
camera
lighting | definition |
edits

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two days old | 5 april, 2012
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two days old and resting his wobbly legs in the shade

dhawar village, madhya pradesh, india | location
pentax k-r | 55mm | 1/125 | f/11 | iso400 |
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lighting |
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buffalo fodder | 24 march, 2012
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prepping the greens for buffalo

maumasaniya village, madhya pradesh, india | location
pentax k-r | 38mm | 1/50 | f/5.6 | iso400 |
camera
crop | lighting |
edits

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my turn for a drink! | 16 march, 2012
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a buffalo pushes in for a drink from the water pump

maumasaniya village, madhya pradesh, india | location
pentax k-r | 38mm | 1/800 | f/5 | iso200 |
camera
crop | lighting |
edits

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bee in liftoff | 13 march, 2012
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a huge bumble bee kept failing to take off - clearly an amateur pilot

north of the railway station, pune, india | location
pentax k-r | 300mm | 1/800 | f/4.5 | iso1600 |
camera
lighting | exposure adjustment |
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anywhere is good for a nap | 11 march, 2012
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puppies sleeping outside a peshwa fort

peshwa fort, pune, india | location
kodak flip-cam | 4mm | 1/320 | f/2.8 | iso125 |
camera
lighting |
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mini mantis | 20 february, 2012
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the smallest praying mantis roh and i have ever seen

cochin, kerala, india | location
pentax k-r | 55mm | 1/80 | f/5.6 | iso400 |
camera
crop | lighting | sharpen |
edits

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just another day | 19 february, 2012
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a day in the life of an elephant trainer

kodanad elephant park, kerala, india | location
pentax k-r | 38mm | 1/160 | f/11 | iso400 |
camera
lighting | colour saturation |
edits

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monkey prints | 30 january, 2012
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monkeys pounce above us as we make our way along the path

elephanta island, mumbai, india | location
pentax k-r | 24mm | 1/125 | f/5 | iso200 |
camera
lighting |
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chained bull | 28 january, 2012
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this bull eats placidly, wrapped in ropes

loni wli village, maharashstra, india | location
pentax k-r | 55mm | 1/100 | f/9 | iso400 |
camera
crop | lighting | black & white |
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climbing snake | 24 january, 2012
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this vivid snake makes an appearance in a cubby of chiang mai’s central temple

outside wat phra singh, chiang mai, thailand | location
pentax k-r | 55mm | 1/400 | f/8 | iso400 |
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lighting |
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kittycat | 21 january, 2012
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a cat snoozes on some temple steps

ratchamanka road, chiang mai, thailand | location
pentax k-r | 50mm | 1/100 | f/7.1 | iso200 |
camera
no edits |
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lucky lizard | 13 january, 2012
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the first wildlife i encountered in thailand

chao fah road, phuket, thailand | location
pentax k-r | 55mm | 1/100 | f/7.1 | iso200 |
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lighting |
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aeroplane bird

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these massive marabou storks roost in the trees of uhuru park, and take a long circling landing with their legs hanging below, before clutching the branches

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flappy flamingos

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flamingos running on water is a sight to see (next time i’ll have my telephoto lense)

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spying on sunbirds

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kirstenbosch botanical garden

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eagle owl

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a spotted eagle owl roosts in kirstenbosch botanical garden
(for pauline)

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massospondylus

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dinosaurs again inhabit the world - in the cycad garden in kirstenbosch botanical garden

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extinction

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kirstenbosch botanical garden

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patchwork

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a ladybug meets freud's couch in toronto

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