12, More back lighting – Africa live 2013

Hi all. I am now back in the UK and remembering what the weather status was when I left!

Well for today’s entry myself, Marilyn and David continue on in both in the Conservancy and Reserve under the expert eye of our guide Patrick who is proving to be very, very good indeed!!

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We were really getting into the backlit groove now, elephants of course have a super distinctive profile and work well

 

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Hyenas, love ’em!

 

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We are of course always on the lookout for Leopards, but will always stop for Leopard Tortoise too!!

 

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A male Kori Bustard in display. No sign of the female though so this may have been practice!!!

 

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Note the lifted tail!

 

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A lovely French couple arrived at the camp this lunch time and seemed to have brought all of Canon along with them! Hope they hit the gym before leaving home! I just love my 200-400 too much to switch to multi-primes!

 

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The afternoon was a slower one with some easy lion action. We were up high with them down in an area we couldn’t get low too.

 

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And then we headed back for hot showers, wonderful food drink and chat around the camp fire, to photograph another day tomorrow!! Check back for what we found then!!

Thanks as always! Richard.

If you have been enjoying these posts, please do simply drop me a line on Facebook or twitter if you like as I love getting your messages and it spurs me on, questions on any aspect of the trip welcome too!

We also still have a few places left on our 2013 Great Migration Tour this September if you care to see all this for yourself, tutored by yours truly.

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  1. hey men greate article and awesome picss!!! im trying to find a documentary ive seen in natgeo wild about a couple that shoots (stils and video) at africa for many years. maybe they are the ones who own those primes! im pretty sure.

    can you tell me their names? website or something?
    thankyouuuuu

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