Mating Behaviour of Yellow-billed Ducks
Whilst having previously seen some mating behaviour of Yellow-billed Ducks, I was fortunate to be able to capture their mating in detail ……
Setting Up a Canon EOS R3 for Nature Photography
A table of settings for a nature photographer to use for a Canon EOS R3. Settings for landscape, general nature & wildlife and “action”
An Early Morning Bird Photography Excursion
I set out early in the morning to try to capture an image of a male Cape Sugarbird. The excursion not only turned out to be a wonderful bird sighting morning ….
Star Trip that turned into a Storm Trip
Had planned a detailed astrophotography few days/nights in the heart of the Karoo. But as often happens, the weather had different ideas.
A Breeding Pair of Little Grebes
It was most interesting to watch the care and development of a pair of a breeding Little Grebes and their chicks.
Reed Cormorant Catching a Frog
Whilst photographing a pair of breeding Little Grebes in a small pond, I was fortunate to observe a Reed Cormorant diving and catching a frog. Turned out to be an interesting interlude.
Total Eclipse of the Moon
A total eclipse of the moon is not an uncommon occurence, but this particular one was unique as the eclipse was still in progess when the moon was setting …..
Sensational – “is something that causes a lot of public excitement, or is something that is exceptionally good”. Tswalu is much more than that and should be on your bucket list …..
A great morning with Yellow-billed Ducks
Sometimes all the elements for good photography just come together. This morning was was that sort of time. Great light, good subjects, interesting behaviour ……
Another November Visit to the Kgalagadi
With limited game sightings, the emphasis was on birds and the birds of prey did not disappoint. Raptors, owls and secretary birds were in abundance … and as always the small creatures.
A poignant trip to the Kruger National Park
I have seldom seen the vegetation in the Kruger National Park looking so lush and beautiful. It made sightings difficult but there was still lots to be seen. It was also our 70th trip to the park …..
The Superb Autofocusing of the Canon R5
The focusing of a Lilac-breasted Roller has always proved Difficult. With face+ tracking focusing mode this has become much easier. Animal eyes or birds eyes …..