Articles Tagged 'Xenedette'

Maasai Mara: Day 5 of 7

Our plan for day five in the Kenyan wilderness was to depart the Mara North Conservancy and head south into the public Maasai Mara National Reserve.  We were in search of cheetahs, the only big cats we had not yet seen. Rather than heading out for two drives (morning and afternoon) near camp, we made a single [ read more ]

2014 Retrospective: Low-Output Year, but Such is Life

While we are not quite done with the year 2014 yet, it is close enough to publish a retrospective of the year from a photographic perspective. Firstly, it was my most low-output year on record; but with other commitments and interests, and a waning interest in photography, I can live with that. I only published [ read more ]

GoPro HERO3 Black Edition Arrived

As I related in a previous post, I ordered a GoPro HERO3 Black Edition camera last week. I was delighted to receive it on Tuesday morning.  However, I needed some more gear; namely, flash cards and a few mounting accessories. On Wedneday night I ordered a suction cup mount, bike handlebar/seatpost mount, quarter-inch tripod mount, and [ read more ]

Xenedette's African Wildlife Photography Début

We have been back from Africa for over two months now, but it has taken a while for Xenedette to get around to working with her images. With a little help today, Xenedette has made her African wildlife photography début on 500px, with the upload of her first image - a stunning portrait of Makepisi male [ read more ]

Africa: Day 6 - From Jo'burg to Cape Town

Our sixth day in Africa began a new chapter of what was a short but intense two-week journey. The day before, we had been in the African bushveld, surrounded by amazing wildlife, some of which we had never seen before. After the conclusion of that trip, we had flown back to civilisation, where the only [ read more ]

Africa: Day 5 - Final Game Drive in Timbavati and Departure to Jo'burg

After an intense fourth day in Africa, during which we saw all five members of the 'Big Five' (which, for those who do not know, is a hunting term, not a relative descriptor of animal size) and a decent sleep, we rose before 5am for our final day in Motswari. We knew that we had [ read more ]