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Here are a few shots of the Wall Crab Spider, often known as the Flattie spider. Flatties comes from the Family Selenopidae. The wall crab spiders are members of a group of families collectively
Red Tide - Blue Bioluminescence
A few of us photogs heard that the red tide was causing a beautiful display of blue luminescence in the water along the Port Elizabeth and Eastern Cape coast-line. The opportunity was immediately s
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Lady's Slipper Sunset Photograpy Outing
Our photography club outing for this month was a trip to Lady Slipper to try and get a shot of the sunset. Unfortunately the weather did not play fair and was really cloudy and miserable! I only got o
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Here is a small collection of some Burnished Opals taken in the Eastern Cape of South Africa. They were a taken with a Canon 7D camera with a Tamron 90mm VC lens. These are some of the most stunning b
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These are two Bokmakierie pictures shot in my garden in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Its latin name is Telophorus zeylonus and it belongs to the Malaconotidae bird family group which includes b
A Collection of Stinky Stink Bugs
Over the past few years I have collected various macro photos of different bugs. A number of those bugs smell pretty terrible when disturbed or threatend. Here are a few of those stinky insects: Gr
An Eastern Cape Harvestman
We recently went on an outing with The Spider Club of Southern Africa to a place outside Port Alfred called Riet River. Part of the outing was to go to a place nearby called Pig Island. I am not too
A got a little bit of luck for a change with a friend of mine calling me up to take a macro picture of a green crab spider. It just so happened that this little reptile was hiding in the same gooseber
Our Port Elizabeth Photography Club often gets folks together for sunsets and sunrises. Here is one of my shots from such an event.
A Collection of Ants
Over the years, I have taken many macro shots, some being ants. Here are some of the shots have taken mostly with a Canon 7D with a Raynox DCR250 filter attached to give a little amplification. 3
Awesome Green Jumping Spider
Here is a beautiful green jumping spider. I believe it to be of the family Salticidae and of the Genus Thyenula. The species is probably juvenca. This male was found in my back yard in Port Elizabeth
Brown Veined White
The Brown Veined White - Belenois aurota male is very common to South Africa and tends to live on hillsides, in parks, gardens, edges of forests and pretty much everywhere else. Photo compliments
A recent outing of our Facebook group, the Port Elizabeth Camera Club, called for a sunset shoot out at a place called Seaview. This was a chance to test some HDR style photos of sunsets as well as tr
Bark Spider - Caerostris sexcuspidata
I am not going to say too much about this spider as I have given a pretty good explanation of it on a post a few weeks ago. You can find the information here. I was trying out a flash guide that I
Malachite Sunbird - Nectarinia famosa
Facts about Malachites: The male Malachite Sunbird - Nectarinia famosa is a metallic green bird with yellow pectoral tufts and has a long tail making his total length approx. 25cm. The female ha
The Bar-throated Apalis is a small African passerine bird (relating to or denoting birds of a large order distinguished by having feet that are adapted for perching, including all songbirds) belonging
African Clouded Yellow Butterfly
One of the rare opportunities I have had to snap one of these stunning butterflies. They are from the family Pieridae and subfamily Coliadinae. The genus is Colias, which contains the Clouded Yellows.
van Stadens Gorge Frog
A frog is something that I do not often photograph, but and opportunity presented itself that I could not turn down. This photo was snapped in the river underneath the old van Stadens River Bridge,
Jumping Spider Macro
This jumping spider macro is a really close up shot of a spider from the Salticidae family. This family resides in the spider order Araneae. and belong to the class Arachnida. The shot was taken
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What a beautiful start to the day! This scene is gorgeous.
A Sunset HDR Outing to Maitlands
A group of us decided to go and shoot a few sunset photos out at a place called Maitlands, outside Port Elizabeth (South Africa), but to our disappointment, the clouds came over and was completely ove
Crowned Plover (Lapwing)
A beautiful bird, this Crowned Plover, taken at Cape St. Francis Resort. This was one of the two guarding a nest next to a public sidewalk. They get really agitated when anyone walks by with hi pitc
Common Hottentot Skipper
The Common Hottentot Skipper is from the family Hesperiidae and sub-family Hesperiinae. This skipper is also know as Gegenes niso niso. They are relatively small butterflies with the male being abou
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Fork Tailed Drongo
The Fork-tailed Drongo is a type of small passerine bird. Its scientific name is Dicrurus adsimilis and is also known as the Common Drongo, African Drongo or Savanna Drongo. They are members of the
These two were photo'ed at Koffylaagte Game Lodge on a game drive.
Despatch Train Station in HDR
I have been playing around with HDR recently and went out on a photo shoot with an Eastern Cape Photography group to a small town known as Despatch. Despatch is located a few kilometers outside Port E
The South African Bokmakierie
The Bokmakierie is quite a common bird in Southern Africa. It does not seem to have an English name, but its latin name is Telophorus zeylonus. It belongs to the Malaconotidae bird family group which
Portia Jumping Spider
Portia Spiders are from the family Salticidae which contains the jumping spiders. Portia is a genus of jumping spider which feeds on other spiders (araneophagic). They are remarkable for their hunting
Reflecting Tussock Moth
This is a Red Dotted Euproctis Moth - Euproctis rufopunctata. Its part of the Lymantriidae family which consists of the Tussock moths. The adult moths of this family do not feed and tend to be very ha
Brown Hooded Kingfisher
The Brown Hooded Kingfisher (Halcyon Albiventris) is a species of bird in the Halcyonidae family and is distinguished from other red billed kingfishers by its brownish colored head, with black streaks
Citrus Swallowtail Butterfly
From the family Papilionidae, subfamily Papilioninae and genus Papilio come the Swallowtail butterflies. Papilio is the largest genus in the family and it has species all over the world. Dispite the n
Amazing Looking Caterpillar
On a trip to the van Stadens Flower Reserve just outside Port Elizabeth, we came across an area covered with Watsonia flowers. These watsonias were covered with these beautiful colorful caterpillars.
Steppe Buzzard of Addo Elephant Park
This Bird of Prey picture of a Steppe Buzzard (Buteo Vulpinus) was taken in the Addo Elephant National Park outside Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape of South Africa. The Steppe Buzzard has their dis
Sunflower Seed Bug
This Sunflower Seed Bug, Agonoscelis versicoloratus, was shot with a Tamron 70-300mm Macro lens with a Raynox DCR-250 converter lens for the amplification of the subject. They are pretty small insects
White Crab Spider on a Pink Flower
Crab Spiders are from the family Thomisidae which consists of six sub families; Thomisinae, Bominae, Stiphropodinae, Stephanopinae, Strophiinae and Dietinae. Crab Spiders will live in and up trees, un
The Treasure Flower Gazania
The Gazania, or Treasure Flower belongs to the family Asteraceae. It is a plant native to Southern Africa although one can find this plant species naturalised in Australia, New Zealand, and California
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Colourful Lilians Lovebird
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