Canola Moon


A bright yellow full moon climbs into the sky over an idyllic scene in the Overberg farmlands during the August full moon of 2021. While the elements like the hills, trees and chapel are permanent, scenes like this seem to appear and disappear from year to year as the farmers rotate crops, some more photogenic than others. It might easily be another decade or two before the farmer/farmers who own the fields decide to plant as much canola again, which makes this scene as beautiful as it is seen here.


Signed Limited Edition (8)

Medium: Photography print on fine art archival paper.

  • 85cm x 44cm / 33" x 17" (including border)
  • 120cm x 63cm / 47" x 25"  (including border)
  • 140cm x 74cm / 55" x 29"  (including border)
  • 160cm x 84cm / 63" x 33"  (including border)
  • 205cm x 110cm / 80" x 43"  (including border)


With heavy rains falling over the Namib desert in 2021, Malan took the opportunity to shoot this stunning collection of prints as the desert transformed into a colourful garden of splendour.

The complete landscape collection by Hougaard Malan is a bespoke curation of the artists finest prints collected over more than a decade. Each print is editioned to only eight reproductions regardless of the size. The artist sets pricing as the edition sells, making this portfolio of prints investment pieces. 


Hougaard Malan is well known in local and international fine-art landscape circles for his uncompromising attention to his craft's technical considerations. Combined with an instinctively creative eye, he is considered by many to be South Africa's leading landscape fine-art photographer ... Read More >>


Available units: 3