Feb 162018

A young elephant waits for his turn at an overcrowded waterhole in Hwange National Park.

Poor rains caused most of the natural waterholes in Hwange to dry up early this year leading to extreme pressure on the limited capacity of the pumped water sources.

Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe.

Nikon D3s – Nikon 200-400 f4 – ISO 800. f4 @ 1/1600 Sec – Lexar media.© Dana Allen – www.photosafari-africa.net – with Little Makololo Camp – © Dana Allen – www.photosafari-africa.net


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Dana Allen

Dana Allen

Professional Wildlife and Adventure Photographer, Naturalist, Publisher and Educator. Dana Allen was born in California and raised as a global citizen. As a youth he travelled widely, visiting and living in numerous countries around the world. Acquiring his first camera at the age of 12, Dana’s passion for photography has never dimmed. He studied Fine Art Photography in Arizona and was awarded both a Bachelors and a Masters Degree with highest honours. Dana has taught photography in Universities both in the United States and Zimbabwe. Enthused with the environment and its inhabitants, Dana is dedicated to portraying the natural world around us. He founded PhotoSafari in 1991 and has specialized in photographing wildlife, landscapes and tourism activities in Africa ever since. Millions of viewers have enjoyed his images through various publications, cards, calendars and books.

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Terence Hale

A wonderful photograph

Ken Billington

Dana, welcome to our multi-author blog – and what an outstanding image to start with! We look forward to seeing more of your inspiring images in the weeks ahead.