A demo tree I just couldn’t give up

Originally posted on Adam's Art and Bonsai Blog:
There I was, day two, enjoying the sweltering afternoon sun at the Brevard Zoo, hanging with my peeps at their annual showing at the zoo, trying to sell trees and keep cool, when Reggie asks, “Hey, where’s Rob? He’s supposed to be doing a demo right now.” Well, this is what Rob was doing:He posted that… Continue reading A demo tree I just couldn’t give up

Bird Photography – Part 1

BirdLife eThekwini KZN Bird Photography – Part 1 By Robbie Aspeling As an avid birder the chances are that at some point you’ve been captivated by a bird photograph in some sort of publication or on the WEB and have considered yourself being there taking the photo. The thought may have crossed your mind that “Bird photography is for specialists” or “you need such expensive … Continue reading Bird Photography – Part 1

Bird Photography – Part Two

BirdLife eThekwini KZN Bird Photography In my previous article I discussed different types of cameras that we can use for bird photography. As a recap, the 3 different categories are the Compacts, the Bridge Cameras and then the DSLR’s. Compact cameras are of little or no real use for bird photography leaving us with really with only 2 feasible options. The Bridge camera is sort … Continue reading Bird Photography – Part Two

An Update on my Air Layers

Originally posted on Robert Nocher Shohin Bonsai:
Here’s an update on some of the air layers I’ve been working on over the past 12 months. This Acer Shiraswanum was layered last year in early summer, which caused it to display autumn colour very early. It was separated from the rootstock in the Spring of this year an secured into a large plastic pot for stability… Continue reading An Update on my Air Layers