land art

i have always really loved land art (strijdom van der merwe is a particular favourite), and i know some people might scoff at the concept but most of the time i find it more interesting to look at than traditional sculpture… perhaps it’s just my tiny inner hippy that finds…

big sky country

my brother sent me a link to national geographic’s feature on montana, which subsequently lead me to montana’s official state travel site. such a nice, clean website that makes me want to visit that part of the world even more now. i still think being a national geographic / travel photographer…

underwater (you and me)

i would never be brave enough to swim in a swamp, let alone go under water – so i am glad Karen Glaser did. “Karen Glaser, an experienced diver and photographer, takes us on a visual journey through Florida’s intricate underwater ecosystems. She captures the freshwater marshes, mangrove forests and acres…

sort of like a dream? no, better.

FLIP! i just had to show you this. yosemite national park, 1996, taken by frank caico the perfect accompaniment to this image would be this song: [audio: France – Collapsing At Your Doorstep.mp3] air france – collapsing at your doorstep

water wheel

as a kid one of my favourite things in my parent’s display shelf (you know, that place where they put all the strange odds and ends collected throughout a lifetime) was this fake shell belonging to my grandmother, that contained a japanese bonsai garden with a little house and a watermill that…


i went for a long sunday walk last week in my neighbourhood forest, toting my camera along like a good girl, only to realise that i had left the battery in its charger back home. shit!  these photos by capture the feeling of that walk (except a thousand times better than…

trees please

i’m pretty much sold on any and all houses that have trees incorporated into their design – there’s nothing nicer to me than a huge tree in the middle of a courtyard. or better yet, a tree in the middle of a house.


“The hills and veld that Daniel Naudé invites us to traverse are filled with wonderful creatures, each more proud, perfect, and present than the next”

rain in an oak forest

ivan shishkin

it’s art history time again, folks! Ivan Shishkin was a Russian landscape painter, his method was based on analytical studies of nature.

heiko müller

My art comes from an urge to explore. I like the countryside. I like a good view. And once I’m face to face with a lovely scenery, I feel immediately tempted to find out what it’s concealing. The dark goings-on behind the façade of nature, you might say, or the…