Tag: Photography

An outing to the Kruger

I will never say no to a trip into the Kruger National Park. It has its own charm and there is always something to be seen. I have never had great success with leopards in the Kruger. This trip was quite different. I passed… Continue Reading “An outing to the Kruger”

From out of the reeds

The best way to experience the bush is on foot. That gives you the opportunity to experience the smaller things around you and to access areas that are not easily accessible with a vehicle. I spent some time along the Sand River and watched… Continue Reading “From out of the reeds”

Painted Wolves fight for their food

Waking up before sunrise and taking in the stillness of nature is certainly one way to start the morning. The bush slowly comes to life as the birds start their morning chorus, the bugs start buzzing around and the sun slowly starts to rise.… Continue Reading “Painted Wolves fight for their food”

Reign of the Matimba’s

It has been just over a year since the Matimba brothers crossed over into my area of the reserve. What a roller coaster ride it has been for them. The two aged brothers arrived from the eastern parts of the reserve. When they arrived… Continue Reading “Reign of the Matimba’s”

Marula Feast

If you have ever tasted the delicious fruit from the Marula tree, you will know why the animals go into frenzy for the fruit. The small, oval shaped fruit start to grow around December. The tree will drop the fruit, unripe, around mid to… Continue Reading “Marula Feast”

Khokovela and her cub

Finding new leopards is always a thrill. That excitement increases even more when there’s a new cub to be seen. Khokovela has kept her little cub safe for a few months now. I have missed all the previous opportunities to see the little one.… Continue Reading “Khokovela and her cub”

Timbavati Lions

I simply can’t get enough of the bush and a few weeks ago I spent some time in the Timbavati Game Reserve. My first introduction was a very pleasant one. We found one of two Mbiri male lions on a wildebeest kill. Despite some… Continue Reading “Timbavati Lions”

Moments of magic

It might be hard to imagine such a large animal being so relaxed. I reminisce about some magical moments being surrounded by these awesome animals. Getting images of animals at eye level or close to it is not always easy. I found myself below… Continue Reading “Moments of magic”

RIP Sasekile

With the amount of individual leopards that roam around it is not hard to form an emotional bond with these felines. Sasekile (The beautiful one) recently went independent from her mother Thlangisa. She established a territory adjacent to her mother’s territory. Although I had… Continue Reading “RIP Sasekile”

Two firsts in one day

There is always a first time for everything. This week I managed to have two firsts in one day. After spending a great drive with my fellow ranger Nigel and a large breeding herd of elephants, it was time to stop for some drinks… Continue Reading “Two firsts in one day”