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James Tyrrell

Photographic Guide/Media Team

James had hardly touched a camera when he came to Londolozi, but his writing skills that complemented his Honours degree in Zoology meant that he was quickly snapped up by the Londolozi blog team. An environment rich in photographers helped him develop the ...

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on The Week in Pictures #448

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Marinda Drake
Master Tracker

Stunning pics. Love the Flat Rock male.

Linda Mansell
Explorer

These are fantastic photos … and especially as you take them from way down low – almost at eye-level with the animals which gives such an ‘intimate’ took at their faces. Do you have the cameras on a special hoist that allows you to drop it down low …. or are you brave and at face-level with them?!

Pierre Malherbe
Explorer

Proof reading “pink pouch” for the missing k…?

Dina Petridis
Senior Digital Ranger

I think the global warming is only at the North Pole !
Here our summer is more winter at the moment

Darlene Knott
Digital Tracker

Terrific TWIP! Let’s hope you are opening up soon so we can all get fabulous shots like these! Love the leopard shots, especially the Flat Rock male, the Mashaba female and the Finfoot female! I also thought that was an excellent shot of the lappet faced vulture taking flight and the lioness watching the vulture was beautiful! Time to get back to business! 🙏

Nicole Bernhardt
Senior Digital Ranger

Thank you for all the pictures and the virtual safari’s, they are so appreciated. Have a fantastic weekend!

Shelagh Daley
Explorer

Beautiful pictures and blog – can’t wait to be able to visit you again – thank you

Francesca Doria
Senior Digital Ranger

Hi, wouldn’t it be possible to oraganise “Covid-safe safari”? A tour operator in India does it. I would really love to see Londolozi in winter. Best compliments for the pictures they are all beautiful and so are the animals.

Michael and Terri Klauber
Guest contributor

Great update James! We love the intent look of the Finfoot female. Nice to see a new pride in the neighborhood. How many are in that pride? Which males do they connect with?

Vin Beni
Guest contributor

Any photos?-The Finfoot female killing a bushbuck and hoisting it in front of incredulous staff right in the middle of the staff village.

James Tyrrell
Photographic Guide/Media Team

Hi Vin, unfortunately only some grainy iPhone footage; we were all taken by surprise and our cameras were up int the rangers’ room!

Denise Vouri
Guest contributor

The Flat Rock male image is certainly the poster animal for this week; perfect lighting, composition….. all in all, terrific images to keep us in the loop.

Barbi Evenson
Digital Ranger

Once again the photos you have captured keeps reminding us all how magical Londolozi is. Can’t wait to come back…💕Thank you

Sam Lovett
Explorer

Thank you so much James Tyrell, Very good today, Probably my favourite blog ever

I particularly liked the leopard photos

Kara Taylor
Digital Tracker

Beautiful shots. I loved the Finfoot female, the Giraffe journey and Nkuhuma pride! Stay Safe and warm out there.

Mitch Wise
Explorer

Thank you so much for these daily blogs. Sorry we had to postpone, but we will be there next year. Best wishes
Mitch and Jan

Christa Blessing
Senior Digital Ranger

All your photos are just great! Thanks for sharing them with us.

Ian Hall
Master Tracker

Even by the very high Londolozi standards, the opening photo of the Flat Rock male is a stunner

Christa Blessing
Senior Digital Ranger

What I also wanted to say: I am so dreadfully sorry for you, for Londolozi, for Africa, for all the animals, for us who cannot come and enjoy a wonderful safari….though I am grateful that I can at least see all this beauty in your pictures.

Mj Bradley
Senior Digital Ranger

Thank you for the opportunity to catch up on some of our favorite characters.. I read you considered Senegal Bush skittish. As a youngster he was always the illusive one, his brother Quarantine was the social butterfly. Senegal Bush was also nicknamed Snarly because he carries on his mothers love of snarling, but I think he and his sister Thandi perfected it! LOL Thanks again.. I hope the Nkuhuma’s come home to N Sabi Sands Soon.

Trish Monck
Master Tracker

Great pics, thanks!

Victoria Auchincloss
Digital Tracker

For the last 10 days we have been on vacation without youngest son and his wife and 3 boys. we have bernons catamaran where we were the only guests thereby keeping us reasonably safe from COVID. it was a lesson in contrasts as we were always on the boat swimming, snorkeling and learning about a new area. Today we returned to home and I have now had Aveo derail time catching up on the news of Londolozi. in 2014 we brought this half to Londolozi in February. They adored every minute and always want to come back with their baby brother who was born in May of that year and says when do I get to go. Guess we better work on that. Glad you are all safe and that life goes on in the bush.Thankyou! Victoria

Cally Staniland
Senior Digital Ranger

Fabulous Leopard photographs this week, well always,…but the Cardinal Woodpecker and Rhino were pretty special too. thanks James. Hope the government change their stance on the recent lockdown regulations soon !!

Mary Beth Wheeler
Guest contributor

Each photo seems special this week – thank you. I am especially intrigued by the Senegal Bush male, his coloring, his eyes reminding me of the late Anderson male …

George Prior
Digital Ranger

These are just amazing photographs. We are visiting next year and just beyond excited. Thank you for providing these stunning visuals.

John Wilson
Explorer

Love the sunset shots,I agree about shooting into the sun.

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