Tag : Okavango Delta

Red Lechwe

One of the most “aquatic” of the antelope species, the Red Lechwe’s greasy coat sheds water whilst its widely splayed hooves enable it to run through water.

Giraffe Portrait, Okavango Delta, Botswana

A close up photograph of a Giraffe in Botswana’s Okavango Delta provides a great starting point for a toned monochrome image.

Little Egret, Okavango Delta, Botswana

A Little Egret wading through the shallows of the Okavango Delta makes a beautiful split toned monochrome subject.

Lion at sunrise, Okavango Delta, Botswana.

A young male lion,  in beautiful condition,  walks across a floodplain patrolling his territory,  stopping occasionally to scent mark as he does so.

Impala, Okavango Delta, Botswana

A male impala shown in its environment in the Okavango Delta,  Botswana

Water lilly reflected, Okavango Delta, Botswana

Waterlillies are a common sight on the channels and lagoons of the Okavango Delta. The choice of such a long lens may seem a bit odd for a botanical subject such as this however, in this instance, it worked out well.

Lion walking through water, Okavango Delta.

Shortly after sunrise in the Okavango Delta,  a young male lion patrols his territory providing some excellent photo opportunities.

Kwetsani Sunset, Okavango Delta, Botswana

Sunset over the flood plains of the Okavango Delta near Kwetsani camp. There is no reason why a telephoto lens can’t be used for landscapes.

African Jacana, Okavango Delta, Botswana

The African Jacana is one of numerous bird species to be seen on the pools and lagoons of the Okavango Delta in Botswana.

Malachite Kingfisher

Malachite Kingfisher, Okavango Delta.

The beautiful Malachite Kingfisher can frequently be seen perched on and flying between, reeds at the water’s edge in the Okavango Delta.