Connected
Connected

This image has special meaning for me as a mother of three beautiful children all heading off on their own adventures.   

 

Cheetah and Lone Tree
Cheetah and Lone Tree

This image juxtaposes the graceful cheetah with the harsh Kalahari environment  

 

 

Red-Billed Quelea Migration
Red-Billed Quelea Migration

Watching the quelea birds is absolutely mesmerising.  This image captivated me as the birds were flying towards me and I was able to see all the little red bills.  

 

Big Guy
Big Guy

 

 

Like Mother Like Daughter
Like Mother Like Daughter

Huddling near, but with her trunk going in the opposite direction, the title "Like Mother, Like Daughter" seemed appropriate.  

 

 

Family
Family

 

 

Stuck
Stuck
Lashes
Lashes
Sundown in Botswana
Sundown in Botswana
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Young Impala
Young Impala
Impala Mum and Bub
Impala Mum and Bub
Impala Chase
Impala Chase

Early morning, being chased by Hyenas.

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Meerkat
Meerkat

I recently had a little job in Botswana capturing images of habituated meerkats and their encounters with people.  What fun.

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Zebra Crossing
Zebra Crossing

An amazing sight flying over the Makgadikgadi Salt Pans... the zebras at the watering hole resemble ants.

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Hungry Hippo
Hungry Hippo

Hippo in the Okavenga Delta

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Okavenga Delta from Above
Okavenga Delta from Above

I loved this shot from above...reminded me of a big Baobab tree with a giraffe standing nearby..

The San People of Southern Africa
The San People of Southern Africa

Having lived for at least 20,000 years in the harsh environment of the Kalahari, these people have a deep connection to and understanding of the land.  It is very sad to think that this group of Africa's original inhabitants may soon only exist in historical journals.

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