A Few More Favs

Posted by on Nov 17, 2015 in Articles | 2 Comments

 

_DSC8695Indulge me just one more time for a few more favs from my trip to Tanzania. This is an odd grouping of images but I do like them. Some a pretty traditional but a few are unlike what I normally shoot.

The elephant above is quite a departure for me. All my past workshop participants should be hollering bloody murder right now about the blank white corner- a huge compositional no no usually. I don’t know why but in this one instance I like the white corner. Who knew?

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_DSC3480Here are two animals in trees- the leopard spends all day lolling in the shaded branches of acacia trees and the tree hyrax (see the little head?) uses trees for shelter. I love the animal within the scene nature of the hyrax shot and the intense stare of the leopard.

 

 

 

 

And finally, the not so intense stare of a lioness resting in the morning after a big night out. The eye level viewing is not because I got out of the vehicle and lay on the ground but because she was up on a termite mound right at window level. Enjoy!

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2 Comments

  1. jamie bechtel
    January 2, 2016

    Lens envy, travel envy, talent envy… amazing shots DM.

    • David
      January 4, 2016

      Thanks Jamie!