Africa - A Paradise For Photographers (Part II)

Hi again,

In my previous Blog I described our visited in Namibia.

Well after Namibia we got to Botswana where we visited the delta and Chobe river.

The delta is a huge area of a shallow lake/river/swamp. We got to a deserted area by Mokoro.

We camped for three days in the delta and got really close encountered with the wildlife (an elephant was

walking 2-3 meters from our tent at night).

During the day we went for bush walks and we were able to see some wildlife:

After the cmping we took a flight over the delta and this is how it looks from a light plane:

After the delta we got to Chobe river which is a border for 4 countries (Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe & Zambia),

we took a sunset cruise and again the wildlife we saw was amazing:

That's it for now...

Hope you enjoyed it,


Photo credits: Amilevin.

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January 26, 2009


Thanks you all for your kind words!! :)

I'm glad you liked my Blog, soon I'll publish my next one.

The only problem eith those trips are that you get more and more an addict.
I hope my next trip will be soon but after looking at my days off remaining I cant be too optimistic... :(

Thanks again, Ami.

January 18, 2009


Great trip and great images!
I hope I will get an oportunity like that some day.

January 18, 2009


I totally agree! For all you photographers and soccer fans out there: come and visit South Africa for the soccer world cup in 2010!!! :-) If someone is planning to visit my home town (Port Elizabeth), let me know and we can meet for some wildlife shootings (with our cameras only!).



January 18, 2009


I've been to Africa a couple of times, also Botswana. Camped in the wild in de Delta and this has been an amazing experience. Unfortunately I didn 't have a digital camera back then. When I see you're wonderful pictures, I know one thing for sure: I have to go back and this time armed with a digital camera ! Thanks for sharing.

January 18, 2009


Africa seems so beautiful! Great photos.

January 18, 2009


You're killing me! Now I want a macro and good telephoto. I love wildlife but don't have the lens to get the really good shots, unless the creatures will be still and pose. Beautiful! Someday I may travel again..........

January 14, 2009


Thank you all for your lovely comments :)
I sure do hope that wasn't my last trip to Africa, even though there are many more places I want to go to (South America, Japan, Antarctica and many more). My bosses never liked this passion for travelling I have... :)

January 14, 2009


I wanna be this monkey wasting time for a while :)

January 13, 2009


Hi Peter, why have you not done this trip or is it something planned still? I must admit, I have been criticised for my PF being too "limited" in terms of subject matter, however, photography for me is the art of taking images of the things you are passionate about, and though I have tried other styles of photography and will continue to do so, I will always be "limited" by taking pictures of wildlife as my great passion. I am sure Ami will tell you, there is something magical about getting close up and personal with the African Wildlife experience.

January 13, 2009


you have lived my dream to photograph wild life on safari.i would have a hard time with the critters hunting and killing each other even though i know that is how they survive as part of the food chain.i love elephants and the big cats.Great shots. peter

January 13, 2009


Hi Ami, was this your first trip to Africa, if so, I think you will agree it wont be your last :0) Some great pics and memories too.

January 13, 2009



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