My longest lens is a 200mm. Thats not all that far compared to what many people use for animals, birds and sports. That all these shots are uncropped, and I was able to fill the frame completely should tell you just how incredibly close we were able to get to these incredible lions. I’m not […]Read More Photo of the Week: Five portraits of majesty
A change in tone the last couple of days. Instead of being in vast open areas searching for animals or walking through the forest, we’ve moved inland and into the Little Karoo. We made our way to Oudtshoorn via Knysna. From Knysna Heads there are fantastic views of the local area. We stopped in Kynsna […]Read More A couple of photos from days five and six in South Africa
So this is it. The big one for this year, two weeks following South Africa’s Garden Route. Right now I’m sat at a stone stable right on the coast of the Indian Ocean surrounded by the cliffs and forests of Tsitsikamma National Park. Its an area of outstanding beauty and we arrived yesterday, but that […]Read More A couple of photos from my first two days in South Africa
My big trip is coming up in a couple of weeks. It’ll be the first time since working out in India. Todays pictures are from Sri Lanka, which was the where I spent a week to decompress before flying home. Part of my trip will be visiting the Addas National Park, so I’ll be hoping […]Read More Photograph of the Week: Sri Lankan Wetlands
Birds of Prey have long been a favourite subject of mine. Let’s face it they are seriously cool. Sleek, fast, strong and gorgeous. With those large menacing eyes, huge talons and a calculating stare that exudes intelligence they are the kings of the sky and they know it. Being an islander we don’t really do […]Read More Photo of the Week: A Young Bald Eagle
Herman Melville’s Captain Ahab had legendarily obsession to seek out the white whale Moby-Dick. I’ve had a similar obsession to seek out a whale. Any whale. Whereas Ahab’s obsession was driven by revenge, mine was driven by something much more mundane. Killer, Minke, Humpback, Sperm, Blue… I didn’t mind which I just wanted to find […]Read More The Tale of the Whale.
This is Ritchie, he’s believed to be around 50 years old and he is one powerful creature. Apparently he doesn’t put in appearance all that often, so I was very lucky to see him.Read More Ritchie the Orangutan