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Paul Danckwerts

Ranger

Zambian-born, Paul grew up a fisherman, a birder and a lover of all things outdoors. Following his passion for wildlife he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from Rhodes University before heading for the lowveld. Paul boasts a number of years guiding ...

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on The Week in Pictures #350

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Marinda Drake
Master Tracker

Stunning pics Paul. Love the leopards and the rhino.

Ian Hall
Senior Digital Ranger

As Marinda says, some stunning photos, the wall candy for me are the pictures of Tatowa female and cub , as well the Birmingham male shot, either of those would happily adorn my walls.

Thank you Ian!

Great stuff Paul. My Friday routine is to come to my office. Open my email and go directly to the Londolozi Blog to see The Week in Pictures. As always I was not disappointed. Thanks for your contribution.

Thank you Andrew and Daniel! I love contributing to TWIP as it’s a great way of sharing the magic that is Londolozi Game Reserve.

Darlene Knott
Senior Digital Ranger

Wow! Great photos! Thanks for sharing them!

Jeff Rodgers
Senior Digital Ranger

Great images and I really like the inclusion of the metadata. Might I suggest the inclusion of which camera was used as well. Thans.

Hi Jeff. I used a Canon 7d Mark II on a 70-200mm F2.8 lens. It’s been my trusty companion my whole guiding career. Thank you for commenting.

Denise Vouri
Digital Tracker

Your pictures say it all – wonderful week for you and guests alike.

A wonderful week indeed, thank you Denise!

Michael Kalm
Explorer

Great pix. I loved tired mama leopard, and i thought there was a bird coming out of the rhino’s ear. Great illusion!

Yes it is. Thank you Michael. I didn’t notice it until i looked at the photo later on a big screen.

Wendy Macnicol
Explorer

Loved the very varied photos. Very well done, Paul! Wendy M

Hi Wendy. Each time i do TWIP i always try to include a bit of variation. Thank you for commenting.

Victoria Auchincloss
Digital Ranger

Always brightens my day to see small the magnificent animals. 🙏 Thankyou, Victoria

Judith Guffey
Senior Digital Ranger

Magnificent elephant photo. Thanks.

Joanne Wadsworth Kelley
Digital Tracker

You started off the blog today with a bang! The image of the male from the Birmingham coalition is so strikingPaul! that it needs to be on canvas and hung for viewing. The leopard captures rare excellent as well. Wonderful week at Londolozi for staff and guests alike! Thank you

Thank you Joanne! It’s always good to have an idea of what sort of photograph you want to take and then looking for the right opportunity. That certainly helped me take those two photos. Thank you for commenting.

Lucie Easley
Senior Digital Ranger

When I saw the first photo, I immediately thought this lion will be my favorite….but then came others. Thanks for this selection of beauty of different species in the area.

Thank you very much for your kind comment Lucie!

Callum Evans
Guest contributor

Amazing photos!! Love the rhino and the roaring Ntsevu Female!

Thank you Callum!

Absolutely amazing pictures! We all appreciated how close you must have been. The children really liked the close up of the Rhino and had great fun trying to imagine all his battles! Please know, that they’re sharing all your photos with their friends 🙂

Hi Lyanne. We’re really fortunate to have such great game viewing here at Londolozi. Rhino are can be surprisingly difficult subjects to photograph despite their size. Thank you for commenting and to the children for sharing!

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