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 ….
Had planned a detailed astrophotography few days/nights in the heart of the Karoo. But as often happens, the weather had different ideas.
It was most interesting to watch the care and development of a pair of a breeding Little Grebes and their chicks.
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.
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 …..
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. It was also our 70th trip to the park …..
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.