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Photos from Africa

Discussion in 'Wildlife Gallery' started by ErsatzNihilist, May 15, 2018.


  1. ErsatzNihilist

    ErsatzNihilist PetForums Member

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    Hey Everyone,

    Last year I knocked one of my bucket list off and went to Africa on Safari to take some pictures of the animals there. It was an absolutely incredible experience and I thought I'd post up some of the images I really liked as I've had such a warm welcome on this forum.

    Hope you enjoy!

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    (I arrived moments after the birth of the little sucker above!)

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    ErsatzNihilist PetForums Member

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    Siskin Look into my eyes....

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    Wow what fantastic photos, you must have a really good telephoto lens or you were risking life and limb to get just the right close up shot:D
     
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    ForestWomble PetForums VIP

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    Wow.
    Amazing photos. Amazing place.
    Thank you for sharing.
     
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    ErsatzNihilist PetForums Member

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    Thank you very much for the kind words; Africa was absolutely something else - it's tough to take a bad photograph there really, just point and go. Everything was just so... cyclopean in scale. And rest assured, I didn't risk myself for any photos - just a good generalist lens and a guide who had a real talent for finding all sorts of animals!
     
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    McKenzie PetForums VIP

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    Lovely photos! Where in Africa were you?

    I’ve been lucky enough to go to Africa twice. Such an amazing experience both times!
     
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    ErsatzNihilist PetForums Member

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    Tanzania! I want to go back and see more or Africa soon; probably next year.
     
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    McKenzie PetForums VIP

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    I was in Tanzania/Kenya on one trip and Namibia on the other :)
     
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    Amazing pictures :) I went to South Africa 9 years ago. It was a brilliant experience, would love to go back, when I can eventually afford it
     
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    Stunning photos! What an amazing trip you must have had. I would love to go somewhere like that but have a crippling fear of flying :(

    My favourite pic is the elephants face, touched my heart x
     
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    ErsatzNihilist PetForums Member

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    I hadn’t left the country in about 20 years prior to that because flying utterly terrifies me too. The way I got round it was to book a year and a half in advance. This meant the trip was simultaneously: -

    - Too far away for me to panic about
    - Far too close to cancel

    Oh, and vallium. The vallium helped too.
     
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    Valanita PetForums VIP

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    Wow! Those are brilliant photo's.
     
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    cliff.1 PetForums Newbie

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    Have worked/lived in Africa (Zambia) for 35 yrs and every day was great. After looking at your great photo's it brought back memories of my safari trips.
     
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    Cleo38 PetForums VIP

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    Wow, they are amazing photos!! What a fantastic experience that must have been .... & well done for plucking up the courage to fly. I am also terrified of flying so haven't been abroad for about 10yrs now
     
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    Magyarmum PetForums VIP

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    Wonderful photos! I lived in Africa for 35 years, mainly South Africa, but also Tanzania, Kenya, Reunion, Madagascar and Mayotte.
     
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    Amazing photos, each one is better than the next!
     
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