The Hunters and the Hunted

July 29, 2015  •  Leave a Comment
The Hunters and the Hunted In light of recent events regarding the killing of a well known lion from Hwange National Park, ZImbabwe, I would like to re-post this blog entry from winter 2013. You will find some very personal thoughts on a rather controversial topic here. And please do note that my views are based on my own, personal experiences an...
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Taking it Personally

March 13, 2015  •  Leave a Comment
Taking it Personally "There is definitely improvement... there appears to be much more thought in your photos as you get to the more recent ones - you're learning your craft well." - This is a note I got from a friend who recently looked at my portfolio. An opionion I appreciate very much, as it comes from a person whom I admire for her determined...
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The "bad" Light

May 04, 2014  •  1 Comment
The "bad" Light Until a few years ago unless there was sufficient and evenly available light, wildlife photographers had a huge struggle to capture special and spectacular images. Film ISO sensitivity dictated the limits to shutter speed and there was only so much one could take with regard to the trade-off beteween grain and detail. Digital photo...
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The "good" Light

February 02, 2014  •  Leave a Comment
The "good" Light I remember a very interesting discussion with Humphrey Gumpo one day, after returning to Chitake 3 camp site (Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe) from an extended bush walk. We had been out walking since before sunrise and it was now around 11:00h on a very hot morning. As we sat down for a cooldrink, I quickly went to arrange the...
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Inspiring Conservation Photographers

December 15, 2013  •  Leave a Comment
Inspiring Conservation Photographers There are many incredibly skilled professional photographers out there, producing great nature and wildlife images year in year out. But then there are a hand full of guys who besides being gifted with a mindblowing creative eye, are determined to brave the harshest of conditions, to show us - through their pho...
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