I liked this photo of a simple animal, because of the great background and the way the f5.6 seperates the subject from the background.

When posting to the farm photo blog I prefer to show photos taken on the farm. Obviously this is not always possible because I do like going to other places or sometimes one just don't get the shot worth posting. This weekend was a  good one. We celebrated my mom in law Marthie's birthday. I managed a few interesting photos which I think are worthy to share.

Aloe grandidentata, are in full bloom, a lovely variation on the dull winter colours.

We were walking in the riverine bush looking at picnic sites when I noticed this tree fungi. The sun rays hit it at the exact moment I walked passed, minutes later it was gone. They don't just look pretty, fungi help to break down wood and mulch, releasing mineral nutrients back into the soil!