Articles Published in 2012

Total articles: 55

Snowy Mountains Landscape Photography Trip

Our friend Dave from Brisbane is down for Christmas this year, and early in the new year we are all heading to the Snowy Mountains for a two-day photography trip. It will be interesting, as I have never been there before, and it will provide the opportunity for some landscape photography.  Most of my 'scape... [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... [more]

More Photographic Highlights from Motswari

During our time in South Africa, and in the Motswari Private Game Reserve in particular, I shot so many images, and even now, barely over two months since we were there, I am still processing and uploading images. While I have detailed our adventures in the Timbavati here on this blog, in some cases I... [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... [more]

Video Highlights of the Timbavati

During our African adventures in the Timbavati region of greater Kruger National Park in  October of 2012, I shot a large number of stills images of the many species of amazing wildlife we encountered there. In addition to my images, I also shot some video footage. I have been wanting to produce a short video... [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... [more]

Africa: Day 4 - The Big Five in One Drive

By day four of our time in Africa, and day three of our safari in the Motswari Private Game Reserve in greater Kruger Park, the motions of waking before 5am, driving in the bushveld for three hours, coming back for breakfast, a rest, lunch and then going out for another game drive from 3:30pm until... [more]

Africa: Day 3 - Wildlife Abundance and a Magical Sunset and Night Sky

Our third day in Africa was the second day of our photographic safari in the Motswari Private Game Reserve in greater Kruger Park. It started with an early rise, some time before 5am.  We were heading out on our first morning game drive, during which we would encounter lots of wildlife, and another special surprise... [more]