Cape Sugarbird – Promerops cafer on a Pincushion –

Leucospermum praecox

Kirstenbosch, Cape Town, South Africa

I dedicate this one to a friend and fellow photographer

Robert Elliot , it was he who motivated and inspired me to try

my hand at avian photography, thank you Robert, again I’m

saddened that you’ve left RedBubble, my wish is that you

return again soon!!

My interest in the field of photography began in childhood, starting with film, then a ‘splatter’ of videography and finally the migration to DSLR photography.

I hope you enjoy viewing my interpretation of the Natural World through my lens.

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  • jesika
    jesikaabout 5 years ago

    This is a wonderful image, Macky. I share your sorrow at Robert’s departure, but I’m sure he’ll be back, we are just TOOOOOO irresistible! LOL

  • :-) Thanks Jesika, I sincerely hope so too!!

    – Macky

  • Dave & Trena Puckett
    Dave & Trena P...about 5 years ago

    what an amazing capture and wonderful tribute to Robert!

  • Thanks very much Dave and Trena, going to miss him!!

    – Macky

  • A.M. Ruttle
    A.M. Ruttleabout 5 years ago

    Lovely image, detail, and information, thanks, Macky!

  • Thanks very much!!

    – Macky

  • Bill Morgenstern
    Bill Morgensternabout 5 years ago

    Very nice image . . . love the catchlight in the sugar bird’s eye.

  • Thanks very much Bill, much appreciated!!

    – Macky

  • Olitto
    Olittoabout 5 years ago

    Another great capture of the Sugarbird Macky.
    Fantastic detail.

  • Thanks very much Olitto!!

    – Macky

  • catherine walker
    catherine walkerabout 5 years ago

    so gorgeous!

  • Thanks so much Catherine!!

    – Macky

  • David Clarke
    David Clarkeabout 5 years ago

    Beautiful image, Macky. I love the detail in the feathers – it’s like a painting!!

  • Thanks very much David, much appreciated!!

    – Macky

  • Ritva Ikonen
    Ritva Ikonenabout 5 years ago

    Great composition. Very beautiful.

  • Thanks so much Ritva!!

    – Macky

  • Campbell Fleming
    Campbell Flemingabout 5 years ago

    Great shot Macky!!!

  • Thanks very much Campbell!!

    – Macky

  • Trish Meyer
    Trish Meyerabout 5 years ago

    Lovely capture.

  • Thank you very much!!

    – Macky

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