Yesterday’s entry featured a few of the best lion pictures from Andy’s 967. I shot a mere 171 photos of lions, but then again, I was also shooting video. One of the Styx pride cubs at Mala Mala. Again, animals in Mala Mala are named after their territories, so this is one of the offspring from the pride in the Styx territory. They do not name individual animals within a pride, but...read more
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As I mentioned in a previous post, we’ve been on safari before. We’re probably a ranger’s nightmare. Don’t even THINK about stopping at that herd of impala unless the light is great or they are doing something interesting The rangers usually ask about your interests, and in a word, it is cats. Andy’s camera shoots 6 frames per second, and let’s just say that...read more
A lot of the really amazing safari experiences happen in the evening, when it is too dark for decent photography. In digging through my files it turns out that I have some video from the encounter that I mentioned yesterday. My favorite part is when I gasp, “oh my goodness” as a lion passes mere feet from the vehicle and the ranger calmly says, “just keep still.”...read more
Still shlogging through the thousands of pictures from 2009, I have now reached our mobile camping safari to Botswana. Yes – we went back to Southern Africa even though I was there for about six weeks in April/May. You see, we plan our vacations about a year in advance, so back then I had no idea that I would be selected for the Corporate Service Corps, much less assigned to South Africa....read more