Ladies having lunch and chit chatting about the day in this square in the Muslim Quarter. The placement of key elements to balance the photo and direct the viewer’s attention is critical. Tip: Look at the top of the mosque tower in the background and the ends of the area the ladies’ group occupies. WhatContinue reading “Lunch and Chat in the Muslim Quarter”
The Violet Breasted Roller, National Bird of Botswana. Many forget the incredible birdlife that abounds in Africa. High shutter speed and a bit of flash fill freezes sharpness of every feather and captures the color that resides in shadows.
This male lion has TWO prides he oversees in Duba Plains, a private reserve in the Okavango Delta and site of many National Geographic Nature Documentaries. In capturing wild animal portraits their voice and story comes through the eyes and poignant lighting that creates the mood. Okavango Delta, Botswana.
The back light of this hyena creates a separation lighting effect of a halo like highlight, that separates it from the background. Exposure was critical not to make this a silhouette, but to capture the subtle details in the subject’s face and yet not overexposing the highlights. The pack was feeding on an elephant’s corpse thatContinue reading “Hyena is Ready for Breakfast”