Nature photography

I have a passion for nature photography, and for using my camera to create a repository of images that are freely shared under a CC:BY license so that they may be used by anyone for any purpose. These photos should have at least species names in machine compatible tags embedded in the image.

This morning I was playing around in DarkTable, improving my skills at using its awesome capability. I used a photo of a Half-collared Kingfisher that was in deep shadow, and accidentally shot at ISO6400 because I had forgotten to change my settings from when i was taking eagles in flight in […]

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Diederik cuckoo male passing food to female
Diederik cuckoo This blog post is about Diederik cuckoo, Chrysococcyx caprius, and is illustrated with photos taken at Rietvlei Nature Reserve last summer. I wrote it for two reasons: to talk a bit about bird photography, and to illustrate something about these birds biology – they are more than just […]

Diederik cuckoo, Chrysococcyx caprius – interesting birdwatching