Posts Tagged ‘ Caprivi Strip ’

Elephant Crossing Rights – No passport required.

October 23, 2009
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There is an open river border ( the Chobe River ) between Chobe NP (Botswana) and the Caprivi Strip (Namibia).  This video is a nicely captured high quality movie of a very typical afternoon crossing of the Chobe River.  Enjoy this 3 minutes of a 2009 River Game Drive. Note the struggle the little...

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Photo of the Day – September 6, 2009

September 6, 2009
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Photo of the Day – September 6, 2009

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Photographing the Greater Kudu – Tragelaphus strepsiceros

September 4, 2009
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Photographing the Greater Kudu – Tragelaphus strepsiceros

One of my favorite animals within Chobe NP is the Kudu.  It’s a beautiful and tall animal with lots of pattern and subtle color changes on the hide… and of course, on the bull kudu, those horns!  Kudu are found at Chobe National Park both near waters edge at the Chobe River and also...

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Photo of the Day – September 3, 2009

September 3, 2009
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Photo of the Day – September 3, 2009

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Photo of the Day and Photo tip: Breaking the ‘isolate an animal’ composition rule – August 31, 2009

August 31, 2009
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Photo of the Day and Photo tip: Breaking the ‘isolate an animal’ composition rule – August 31, 2009

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General Rule: Photo Impact is effected by viewing angle

August 30, 2009
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General Rule: Photo Impact is effected by viewing angle

A simple photography recommendation: when you have the option, always try and shoot wildlife at the same elevation as the subject.  Normally this means to get as low as possible, however for some animals such as birds, monkeys or a giraffe, it may mean the higher elevation position is best for the shot. I...

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Geologic Landscape and the Resulting Wildlife

August 27, 2009
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Summary of Chobe General information gathered at www.andbeoundafrica.com Chobe was declared a National Park in 1967, becoming the first National Park in Botswana and is home to one of the largest concentrations of elephant on the African continent. Chobe is also well known for its large herds of buffalo, as well as the two...

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Boats, Boats, Boats and more Boats

August 23, 2009
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Boats, Boats, Boats and more Boats

Chobe National Park borders the Chobe River to the north.  This great river never runs dry in the winter and is a major reason for the fantastic game within the Chobe sanctuary.  Previous articles have described the various land vehicle options for seeing the reserve; however, some of the best viewing is from the...

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Photo of the Day – August 23, 2009

August 23, 2009
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Photo of the Day – August 23, 2009

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Ilan’s Vision Part 1

August 21, 2009
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One of my co-travelers, Ilan Hirshowitz traveled with his teenage son and father on our last Chobe trip (July 2009).  Ilan and his Dad are experienced and talented photographers.  His son, Adi came a long way in photography during the week.  Ilan has put together an audio/visual on YouTube that very nicely summarizes our...

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