Benin : Photos

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Mantidfly

Close up of a small Mantidfly (2.5cm, Mantispidae, Neuroptera) found in Niaouli reserve (Bénin, West Africa, June 2018).

Studio work based on an ethanol preserved specimen. Focus stack based on 154 images, assembled in ZereneStacker (Pmax & Dmap). Sony A7RM3, with Canon MP-E 65mm at 3x, f5, ISO100, 1/250s, one diffused flash. Image ca. 12 mm high.




16th Century Ivory Portrait of Queen Mother Idia

The booming art martket, which has totted up record prices for impressionist paintings, has hit a new peak in an unexpected area. This ivory African mask was just bought by New Yorks Museum of Primitive Art for $56,000, highest price ever paid for a primitive work.




16th Century Ivory Portrait of Queen Mother Idia

The booming art martket, which has totted up record prices for impressionist paintings, has hit a new peak in an unexpected area. This ivory African mask was just bought by New Yorks Museum of Primitive Art for $56,000, highest price ever paid for a primitive work.




16th Century Ivory Portrait of Queen Mother Idia

Painting by my grandmother, late 1960s.




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