My favourite Wildlife Photos ...

This is what I enjoy best while on safari in Africa, taking wildlife photos. Other people may enjoy hunting safaris, but me,  I enjoy the thrill of the hunt through the lens of a camera. To take a picture of an animal in it's natural surroundings is to capture some of that magic and to take  along with you wherever  life's journey may take you.

Rhino mom with babyRhino mom with baby reflections in the water

I am a sucker when it comes to reflections in the water. I love to take wildlife photos with their images reflecting on the water... 

Elephants drinking with reflections in waterElephant reflections
Waterbuck with  reflection in the waterWaterbuck resting on bank with reflection in the water

Monochrome and sepia photography is a medium that I am experimenting with. I like the dramatic effects that are possible with black and white photography. Nick Brandt is an absolute master of black and white photography. You can view his stunning portfolio here.

Black and white photo of zebrasZebras grazing with cattle egret perching on back
Impala Ram in Ezemvelo Nature ReserveImpala Ram in Ezemvelo Nature Reserve, Gauteng, South Africa
Hippo baby on mom's backThis is what parents are for! Hippo baby hitching a ride!

Here are some pictures of the big five in their natural habitat...

Elephants enjoying a drink of waterElephants enjoying a drink of water on a perfect autumn day in Pilanesberg.
Lioness on the prowlLioness on the prowl
Rhino with youngRhino female with youngster
Leopard in treeLeopard in tree, Pilanesberg National Park

Now let's go the other end of the scale. Macro photography opens up a completely new world.

Gecko on the wallGecko on the wall, a frequent nocturnal visitor...
Bright orange butterflyBright orange butterfly. Picture taken in Borakalelo National Park, South Africa
GrasshopperGrasshopper. Picture taken in the Rhino and Lion Park, Cradle of Humankind, South Africa
Butterfly on FlowerButterfly on Flower

Back to the big game starting with some of the big cats.

CheetahCheetah...always elusive
White lionWhite Lion
Giraffe portraitGiraffe portrait
Hippos in the waterWe see you too!
Hippo yawningYawn...it's boring to be all alone!
Rhino familyRhino family, hopefully we will continue to see them in the wild...

It  is often the small game that keeps us entertained with their antics.

Yellow MongooseYellow Mongoose
SteenbokSteenbokkie

Last but not least. Zebras are found through out Southern Africa and always make good subjects!

Zebra in the Mokala National ParkZebra in the Mokala National Park
Zebras in Ezemvelo Nature ReserveLate afternoon in Ezemvelo Nature Reserve...Zebras at peace with the world
Zebras inthe Kruger National ParkSummertime in the Kruger National Park
Zebras taking a good look at usTaking a good look at us!

Copyright notice and use of the Wildlife Photos on this page...

Please note that all of the photos on this page and elsewhere on this site is subject to copyright and may not be used without our permission to do so.

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