Lens-ArtistPC-157-Getting-Away

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Drakensberg Mountains

South Africa

(Sausage Tree Safari Camp)

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In 2012 we visited Cairns…

 

…and the Great Barrier Reef,  and…

…also the Daintree River.

Two years later we visited

Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe

 

in 2016 during a European holiday…

…a visit to the Colosseum was on the agenda.

on the Bay.

Lens-Artist-Oh-The-Places-We-See:…Getting-Away

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Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Patti:...Black-White*

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Leya:...Black-White

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Amy:…Black-White

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Tina:...Black-White

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Cees-MWMChallenge-June-Close-Up-Macro

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African Closeups…

A Hornbill

Vulture.

Bateleur Eagle

 

One of two Yellow Billed Hornbills

which decided to inspect our vehicle.

Yes, one left its stamp of approval.

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Cee’s-MWMChallenge-June-Close-Up-Macro

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Cees-MWMChallenge-May-G-Words

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Giraffe

Girl in a wetsuit

CroppinG a photo is…

…form of maGnification.

 

Stop SiGn

RunninG doG

DC Photography 19

JumpinG KanGaroo

Result of knee replacement

surGery

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Cee’s-MWMChallenge-May-Letter-G-in-Word

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A-Photo-a-Week-Challenge-She’s-Got-The-Look

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I am not sure that I have interpreted

this challenge correctly.

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I no longer photograph people as much as

I did when I took my first image. However, I think the year was 1980,

and I had taken a cruise to Tahiti. 

During one of the island stopovers,

this girl was selling trinkets to tourists.  

 

Of recent years I always thought

this girl had the look.

She certainly had the eyelashes.

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A Photo a Week Challenge:….She’s-Got-The-Look

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Cee-BW-Challenge-Fences-and-Gates

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Cemetery…

 

 

fences.

Dry Stone Wall…

 

 

…fencing.

Gateway into old York

Sydney Harbour fences.

My kinda fencing

The only thing keeping this lamb behind

this old fence is a full belly.

A fence to keep giraffes out.

And just outside our tent door was a fence (foreground)

to keep elephants away.

It worked well, especially with this elephant.

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Cee’s Black & White Challenge:...Fences-n-Gates

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Black_White

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Lens-Artist-PC-125-My-Pick

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I decided to post my favourite

African bird images this week.

The African Harrier Hawk had posed

long enough for us and was off.

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I believe this to be

Northern White Crowned Shrike.

Captured at

Sausage Tree Safari Camp,

South Africa

 

 

 


 

A Red Breasted Weaver

entertaining the breakfast crowd at

Elephant Sands,

Botswana.

I’m not sure if it lost purchase on the thorns or not.

However, one second it was hanging from the thorns ,

the next, plummeting groundwards.

Whatever the reason, I managed

to capture one frame of

its headlong dive.

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Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Patti:…Your-Pick

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Leya:…Your-Pick

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Amy:…Your-Pick

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Tina:…Your-Pick

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FriendlyFriday-Practice

FriendlyFriday-Practice

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I happened to spot this harpist

setting up in Brugge.

What appeared to be tourists

were being lead her way.

Five minutes later not a sign of her.

Must be the shortest practice/busking

session ever.

 

I know I posted this image last week,

however, looking at again I could not help

but wonder if this bloke could practice

his pick up technique a bit more?

 

Even Lucerne’s famous Chapel Bridge,

which crosses the Reuss River is an ideal place

to hone one’s skills and perhaps glean

a few tourist dollars/euros in the process.

A Bourke Street, Melbourne, busker

 

What a way to practice one’s

Twister skills and…

 

…pay a bill or two at the same time.

I love this image.

The very young appreciating

the older generation’s skills.

Something not seen or heard very often

these days….unfortunately.

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FriendlyFriday:…Practice

Amanda                       Sandi

FriendlyFriday-Smiles

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Not all big portrait smiles today,

however, all smiles or facial expressions

captured at an entertaining afternoon

at Sausage Tree Safari Camp.

 

The girl appears concerned,

the boys likewise.

 

Somewhere between a smile and

very concerned as he had just

gone through the floor.

 

A nervous smile, maybe.

I’m fairly certain I would have been

nervous had roles been reversed.

 

 

A little more relaxed now.

I wonder why?

 

 

He is putting her down and

she is still dry, that’s why.

 

With a smile like that you would have

to join him for a dance,

wouldn’t you?

That smile and those eyes…is she playing

hard to get?

 

He will just have to try

a more subtle approach.

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FriendlyFriday:…Smile

Amanda                       Sandi

Cee’s-Hunt4Joy-Dance-It-Out

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Some farewell entertainment at

Sausage Tree Safari Camp…

…near the end of our first

African Safari, 2013.

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Dubai fire dancer.

 

 

Whakarewarewa Maori Village dancers,

Rotorua,

New Zealand.

 

Belly Dancer,

Dubai.

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Cee’s-Hunt-for-Joy-Challenge: Dance-It-Out

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