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December 8, 2017

Do you love elephants? Yes? Us too.

Their sheer size is truly imposing, their intelligence very impressive and their tender care for their family members is just adorable.

These are the most obvious features we notice when we observe ellies in the wild from...

November 3, 2017

Namibia nature photographers Claudia & Wynand du Plessis share why it pays off to be stubborn in pursuing your dream images.

June 26, 2017

It's HOT. The puddles of the past rainy season have long dried up. The lush, green grass has turned into yellow, hard stalks. Clouds are a memory of the past.

Every single day the relentless sun dominates the blue sky. The midday-heat is numbing,...

May 11, 2017

"We listen to the still evening air. Nothing. There is not the slightest sound coming from the procession of giants walking past, several tons heavy but quiet as mice. Their colossal silhouettes first move silently in front of the pink sunset sky, then fa...

March 21, 2017

Intro

When you're planning a trip to Namibia, the Etosha National Park is most definitely on your itinerary. That's great, because Etosha is a wonderful wilderness for you to encounter lions, elephants & other wildlife and to feel & experience a truly wild...

November 10, 2016

"He flicked his tail nervously.A dignified female lay beside him and watched calmly as he rose, took the first steps towards us and then accelerated to a full charge within a few seconds. His powerful muscles moved rhythmically. The massive paws kicked up...

December 4, 2015

The PERFECT MOMENT, I guess, is probably the main thrill of wildlife photography: To capture a situation, a movement, an expression, the essence of a wild creature or magnificent scene in front of our lenses in ONE PERFECT SINGLE SHOT....

November 13, 2015

When it happened, it happened fast. The zebra foal got separated from the herd in the chaos caused by five lionesses charging unexpectedly from their hiding places. It got caught and killed quickly by one of the big cats.

Whilst the lioness stood next to he...

October 1, 2015

(Photo above: When rhinos drink, ripples form on the water. Our flashlight causes them to reflect onto the animals’ bodies and form these peculiar patterns of stripes.)

After dark, when Etosha’s Park doors are closed, the smell of ‘braai vleis’ ha...

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