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May 8th, 2016

Photo Of The Day By Doug Croft

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
Photo By Doug Croft
Today’s Photo Of The Day is “Follow Me” by Doug Croft. Location: MalaMala Game Reserve, South Africa. “Lion cubs walk in the sand of a dry riverbed at MalaMala Game Reserve,” explains Croft. “The time we got to spend with these little cubs was some of the best of our safari!” Photo of the Day …
 
April 13th, 2016

Photo Of The Day By Stacy Howell

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
Photo by Stacey Howell
Today’s Photo Of The Day is “What Was That?” by Stacy Howell. Location: Madikwe, South Africa. “South Africa is having a horrible drought,” explained Howell, “which is making the waterholes a hotbed of activity. These zebras were so skittish, I don’t think the one who startled even got a drink before running off. We never …
 
November 5th, 2015

Sidelight Assignment Winner Doug Croft

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
A family group of Elephants crosses the Sand River in MalaMala Game Reserve, South Africa.  The light was Surreal!
Congratulations to Doug Croft for winning the Sidelight Assignment! “This photo was taken on safari at MalaMala Game Reserve in South Africa with Wild4 Photo Safaris,” Croft says. “We sat in our vehicle as five different family groups of elephants, about 125 in all, crossed the river toward us.  Soon we were surrounded and spent the …
 
March 10th, 2015

Behind The Shot: “Amapondo #2″ by Christopher Rimmer — Pondoland, South Africa

Posted By Kristan Ashworth
Amapondo #2 by Christopher Rimmer
It was the end of the summer, and I was driving along the south coast of South Africa. The international success of my previous exhibition of photography, “Sign of Life,” had left me in the enviable position of not having to work for a couple of years but, in truth, I was suffering from “second …
 
July 2nd, 2014

Behind The Shot: “Johnny Walker” by Clint Ralph – KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Posted By David Alexander Willis
A Jackal buzzard seemingly walking taken in the Drankensburg mountain range KwaZulu-Natal South Africa on a cliff
This vulture hide is situated at the top of the Drakensberg Mountains in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, on the edge of a cliff. The thermals created by the cliff create the ideal flying environment for the very rare and endangered Bearded vulture and Cape vulture. My partner and I had made our way up the steep …