Hi everyone. Don’t you just love seeing a photo of an African Elephant in and old-school black-and-white style? I do. I think elephants kind of prefer being photographed in that medium. For more of my thoughts on this issue (and some nice images), check out my post on the Wild Eye blog a while ago.
If you follow me on social media you would have seen that I was fortunate to spend some time recently at a secluded research waterhole in Etosha National Park, Namibia. I have a bunch of photos to process, but wanted to share a quick image here from the experience. One of the things I was […]
I can’t believe how time has flown. It’s now almost a year since I made the epic journey up to Mana Pools in Zimbabwe. What excites me is that I’ll be going back in about 8 weeks’ time with Marlon du Toit on the first official WILD EYE MANA POOLS PHOTO SAFARI. After my mind-blowing […]
It’s been a while since I shared a photo outright on my blog for the sake of just sharing a photo. Here’s one I processed last night from a 2012 trip to the Kalahari. The first rays of sunlight were just enveloping this lone giraffe and I loved the mood. What do you think? The […]
How often do you get to see and photograph a lion in a forest? Most people who’ve been on safari in Africa see them either on grassy plains (think Masai Mara), in arid semi-desert (think Kalahari) or in thick bushveld (think Kruger Park). This photo was taken in Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe. What you […]
During February our global team of wildlife photographers and authors published 208 articles in promoting the cause of wildlife conservation. The purpose of this review is to highlight the past month’s most popular and widely-read articles. First prize goes to Adam Riley with Komodo and its Dragons, an article published in August last year and […]
African lions, one of the most iconic species on the planet, are in rapid decline. According to a new study in Biodiversity Conservation, the African lion (Panthera leo leo) population has dropped from around 100,000 animals just fifty years ago to as few as 32,000 today. The study, which used high resolution satellite imagery to […]
I’ve been putting this off for too long…so here it is. The story of the hunting lions in the Kalahari. Fasten your seatbelts – Date: 29 November 2012 – Location:Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park – It was a morning much like any other morning in the Kalahari. Yet it would turn out to be a morning so […]