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Amazing Photos of Protea Flowers that Look Like Floral Fireworks in Kirstenbosch

28/11/2020 09:09 AM | Click to read full article

Western Cape ecologist and photographer Andrew Baxter has captured the most stunning photos of South Africa’s Protea flowers in a new light… like a fantastic display of fireworks dancing incandescently across his lens.

“Most photographers flock to the gardens to catch the first light but the secret is to get there at last light,” says Andrew, “for at dusk the faeries come out and magic happens.” He explains that low-light conditions enhance the “kaleidoscope of colours juxtaposed against dark shadows.”