Sensational – “is something that causes a lot of public excitement, or is something that is exceptionally good”. Tswalu is more than that …..
Sometimes all the elements for good photography just come together. This morning was was that sort of time. Great light, good subjects, interesting behaviour ……
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.
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.
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 …..
A perfect hideaway not too far from home was an ideal break from lockdowns. It offers so much more for a photographer than just a a few days of relaxation …..
The earlier part of summer often experiences the first rains in the Kgalagadi. Although we did not have any heavy rain we did get some spectacular thundercloud scene.
Some good photographic opportunities presented by a storm during night’s stopover near the Karoo town of Britstown on the way to the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park.
A table of settings for a nature photographer to use for a Canon EOS R5. Settings for landscape, general nature and action
A table of settings for a Nature Photographer to use with a Canon EOS 1DX Mark III in Viewfinder, Liveview or Movie Modes.
Decided to spend a few days in Marakele before going to the Kruger NP. Whilst there was very little game to be viewed the scenery was spectacular
Two large African Buffalo having a full go at each other – a real dust up. They got very close to the vehicle when suddenly all hell broke loose. The sound of their crashing horns……