• France
  • Jardin Des Plantes, Paris


    If you’re a lover of nature, greenery, foliage, flowers and all the other wild plants out there, the Jardin des Plantes is definitely for you. Situated near the Latin Quarter in Paris, the original name of the garden gives us a clue as to its function: Jardin royal des plantes médicinales (the royal medicinal garden). The garden was founded […]

  • Misc
  • Berries in Amsterdam


    You might have picked up on the fact that I really like plants. So when we were in Amsterdam this time last year, I couldn’t help photographing all of the different berries on display. Never having been in Europe over autumn, I might have gotten a bit carried away. Here they are in their colourful glory. If you’re […]

  • South Africa
  • Macro at Kirstenbosch


    A friend and I decided to practise our macro photography at Kirstenbosch Gardens in Newlands one morning. I used a Vivitar macro zoom less made for a film camera (one of my grand-father’s lenses) on my digital SLR and she used her new digital macro lens. I had to play around with exposure and manual focus which […]