Hindu temple

Hidden treasures…………

Before heading for the mosque, we visited another “hidden treasure” just behind the mosque, the Midrand Madhya Kailash Temple. Very beautiful, very colourful, very quiet AND we were allowed to take as many photos as we wanted, barefooted that is, shoes are not allowed to be worn anywhere else but in the main parking lot!…

Sunset

Lighting up the night

A brilliant weekend with Joe and Jonelle http://www.facebook.com/TimeLapseSA and the Joburg Photowalkershttp://www.meetup.com/joburg-photowalkers/ at Metsi-Metsihttp://www.metsi-metsi.co.za/ Altho I didn’t really get involved in the timelapse’ing, I had loads of fun photographing those that did as well as everything around me that could possibly be photographed! I tend to do that from time to time………..more photos on http://www.facebook.com/SiouxzWorld

Hiding from the noise

The year of the goat or is it the sheep??

And so begins a new year, well for the Chinese folk that is. February 2015 marked the end of the Year of the Horse and the celebrations to welcome in the Year of the Goat……some say sheep, but a new Chinese year whichever way you look at it, and welcomed in with a lot of…

Sunset

Touching the sky………almost………

Atop a hill in Midrand, Johannesburg stands the most magnificent building, almost touching the sky……well that’s what it looks like from afar! The Nizamiye Complex, built in SA by a Turkish businessman, after having been refused a building site in the USA, is modeled on the Selimiye Mosque in Edirne, Turkey (and whats more its only 80%…

Cowboy Bobs casino

I owe, I owe……….off to gamble I go……

I have long wanted to photograph the small casino at my local watering hole, however small is the operative word & besides which, photography during operating hours is well against regulation, never mind the patrons that may object. I waited my chance and very early one December morning, dragged my son-in-law out of bed and “hijacked” the manager…