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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,...

June 6, 2017

Sunset is a magical time in Etosha’s wilderness. As the heat finally subsides at the end of a long, hot day it’s almost palpable how all life – humans and beasts alike - begins to relax. Most creatures now grab a refreshing drink – be it a chilled Windhoek...

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

In our last blog post we talked about photographing the dramatic clouds of the rainy season from a distance, so that their immense scale becomes visible in the image.

Today we are going to do the opposite: we'll get REALLY close, (almost) right in...

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...

Curvy, shapely, beautiful ... What sounds like the attributes of a woman's body perfectly describes the dunes of the Namib Desert.

Once you put your attention to the aesthetic forms of the dunes' crests you'll find countless examples of stunning shapely d...

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...

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