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ANIMAL PHOTOGRAPHY, Dogs

MAGNIFICENT FLYING DOGS – Groenvlei Lake, Goukamma

A person can learn a lot from a dog, even a loopy one like ours. Marley taught me about living each day with unbridled exuberance and joy, about seizing the moment and following your heart. He taught me to appreciate the simple things-a walk in the woods, a fresh snowfall, a nap in a shaft… Continue reading MAGNIFICENT FLYING DOGS – Groenvlei Lake, Goukamma

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Dogs

ALL IN THE LINE OF DUTY

There is a hope that a dog injects into every walk, more than a hope - an expectation, really - that this is going to be something wonderful. 'You'll see, says the dog, something great is going to happen- just you wait.'" ― John Zeaman, Dog Walks Man: A Six-Legged Odyssey One of the drawbacks… Continue reading ALL IN THE LINE OF DUTY

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OTHER PHOTOGRAPHY

RARE AS ROCKING-HORSE POO

Endless conversation about change is the barrier to actually committing to doing something and then acting is what is required" - David Jakes Guess what's as rare as Rocking-Horse poo?  People who say they are going to do something and then actually do it! I recently spent a fabulous, albeit hectic week in the "Big Smoke" with one… Continue reading RARE AS ROCKING-HORSE POO

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Dogs

THESE LITTLE DOGGIES WENT TO MARKET…

It's been a while since I've written a post, so this week I'm treating you to a BUMPER issue with images of dogs up the wazoo! The Wild Oats Farmers Market in Sedgefield is among "The Top 10 markets in the world", right next door is the Mosaic Flea Market and the Scarab Village Arts… Continue reading THESE LITTLE DOGGIES WENT TO MARKET…

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Dogs

PEACH BLOSSOMS+NAARTJIES = SPRING

“Is the spring coming?" he said. "What is it like?"... "It is the sun shining on the rain and the rain falling on the sunshine...” ― Frances Hodgson Burnett, The Secret Garden Even though we only celebrate Spring day on the 1st of September in South Africa,  the peach blossoms are blooming, daffodils are popping… Continue reading PEACH BLOSSOMS+NAARTJIES = SPRING

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Dogs

BEAUTIFUL LIGHT

Light makes photography. Embrace light. Admire it. Love it. But above all, know light. Know it for all you are worth, and you will know the key to photography." ~ George Eastman   Beautiful light can turn a mundane image into a special one.  Always, always be looking for beautiful light. Me and my shadow… Continue reading BEAUTIFUL LIGHT

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Dogs

THE USUAL SUSPECTS – SCARAB VILLAGE

  What should I possibly have to tell you, oh venerable one? Perhaps that you're searching far too much? That in all that searching, you don't find the time for finding?” ― Hermann Hesse, Siddhartha Well I went searching for new subjects to photograph and didn't find any, so this post features  the usual suspects,… Continue reading THE USUAL SUSPECTS – SCARAB VILLAGE

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Cats, Dogs

FROM OUR HEARTS TO YOURS…

"So now is come our joyful feast, Let every man be jolly; Each room with ivy leaves is dressed, And every post with holly. Though some churls at our mirth repine, Round your foreheads garlands twine, Drown sorrow in a cup of wine, And let us all be merry. Now all our neighbors' chimneys smoke,… Continue reading FROM OUR HEARTS TO YOURS…