My Flower shots

I have always had an abiding interest in flowers, and it got stronger when I spent 16 years as a professor of botany - albeit marine botany. I still love finding an unusual flower to photograph, or to uncover something unusual inside a flower and find a way to capture it.
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Erica at Kirstenbosch, Cape Town, South Africa by Derek Keats, via Flickr

Erica at Kirstenbosch, Cape Town, South Africa by Derek Keats, via Flickr

Pincushion at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden by Derek Keats, via Flickr

Pincushion at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden by Derek Keats, via Flickr

Aloe at Kirstenbosch by Derek Keats, via Flickr

Aloe are just one of the many species of flora that can be found at the Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden. Photo courtesy of Derek Keats

The Knersvlakte by Derek Keats, via Flickr

The Knersvlakte by Derek Keats, via Flickr

Orchid from Zimbabwe by Derek Keats, via Flickr

Orchid from Zimbabwe by Derek Keats, via Flickr

Protea neriifolia, Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden by Derek Keats, via Flickr

Set at the foot of Table Mountain in Cape Town, South Africa, Kirstenbosch National Botanical Gardens was created in

Orchid in Brazil on  Kodachrome 64 by Derek Keats, via Flickr

mango-popsicle: “ BRAZIL: COLOR WORLD: DEREK KEATS Derek Keats is a 15 year veteran photographer currently residing in beautiful Cape Town. This photograph was taken in Brazil with a Kodachrome

Flower in Mata Atlantica, Brazil by Derek Keats, via Flickr

Flower in Mata Atlantica, Brazil - at least to the best of my knowledge that's where I took the picture.

Yellow orchid in Brazil photographed on Kodachrome 64 by Derek Keats, via Flickr

Yellow orchid in Brazil photographed on Kodachrome 64 by Derek Keats, via Flickr

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