As another week draws to an end I reflect back on all the incredible events that have unfolded.
It is always such a privilege to be a frequent observer of the theatre that is the natural world. Every day I am reminded of how blessed we are to spend time with the cast as they invite us in to share special moments with them as each act plays out.
I hope you all enjoy this Week in Pictures as much as I did taking these pictures.
There are few better ways to start the day than with a Sunrise in the african bush. Iso 100 F/4,0 1/250 Second
The reflection of this gentle giant creates a different angle and feel to the photograph. Iso 400 F/5,6 1/800 second
A Sparta young male sharpens his weaponry as the late afternoon light sets in. Iso 800 F/4,0 1/5000 second
Animals like buffalo, rhino, elephant and warthogs do not have sweat glands like us humans so wading through water on a warm afternoon is essential to prevent dehydration. Iso 640 F/5,0 1/800 second
The lighting in this photograph really brings out The Piva male’s attitude towards life, power, intensity and elegance as he patrols his newly established territory. Iso 800 F/2,8 1/1250 second
Very similar to the buffalo, this rhino moves through a small waterhole to cool down and quench its thirst before heading off into the later afternoon to feed. Iso 400 F/ 5,0 1/800 second
The intensity is clear as this wild dog has ears pricked listening to the distant sounds of male impala rutting. Iso 800 F/4,0 1/2000 second
The pure beauty of the Tamboti young female as she scans the area for a potential threat or prey. Iso 1000 F5,6 1/500 second
I have always wanted to see an animal posing on this rock. My wish came true as this Sparta lioness watches a large herd of buffalo moving through the area. Iso 640 F/ 4,0 1/5000 second
Reflections can also add focus and intensity to an image. Iso 800 F/ 2,8 1/1000 second
The side angle of this buffalo cow adds to the mood and intensity of this image. Iso 800 F/5,0 1/800
I converted this image to black and white to highlight the dust as an elephant cow cools her body down. Iso 640 F/ 5,0 1/1000 second
From the shadows. Iso 800 F/4,0 1/160 second
The Dramatic colours of a sunset in the place we all call home. Iso 100 F/ 7,1 1/1000 second
Written and Photographed by: Trevor Ryan McCall-Peat
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