Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens

Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden

A good place to take close up views of the fingers and toes, fists, feet, and even facial hair, of the plants surrounding us.

Images created with Canon 1D mark iii, L lens zoom 28-135 , and Kenko 36mm Extension tube. Late afternoon, minimal light, ISO 3200.



When wood mimics life it can take on uncanny features: here in this piece I see the eye, trunk and tusk of an elephant. Much better than feeling wooden when looking at life.