Posts Tagged ‘ Impala ’

Travel Tip: Video of typical morning at Chobe

August 10, 2010
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A typical, slightly better than average, Chobe morning game drive.  Mornings like this is why I go. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F4xCJHUMGsE&feature=player_embedded

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Photo Tip: 5 Elements to Consider in Composition

June 18, 2010
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Photo Tip: 5 Elements to Consider in Composition

Many see a photo they like but cannot tell you why they like it.  Often the key is the use of one of the following elements within the image. Are they the only elements of composition?  No, but this group are some of the most common and easy ones to incorporate.  If you know...

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Video: A Drive Through Chobe National Park

December 26, 2009
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“DavesWebSiteVideo” uploaded this on YouTube.  It gives a great overview of the variety of animals spotted in a day and will also give you a feel for water levels of the Chobe River and how green/grown the bush is at this time of year. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B2U-iDU6u0s&feature=player_embedded

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Photo of the Day – October 22, 2009

October 22, 2009
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Photo of the Day – October 22, 2009

Photo tips: Look for action and shoot quick! Fill the frame This shot has a distracting background, when possible, use smaller f-stops to create soft bokeh for a background.

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Part 2 of 5: A Mobile Safari – journey log of Johan De Bondt

October 15, 2009
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Part 2 of 5: A Mobile Safari – journey log of Johan De Bondt

Continuation of the August 2009 safari of Johan de Bondt and his travel companions.  All text and photos copyright Johan de Bondt. Second leg of the trip – Savute We arrived at Harvey’s pans around 10.30 and saw 2 roan antelope which had just been drinking and slowly made their way back to the...

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Part 1 of 5: A Mobile Safari – journey log of Johan De Bondt

October 14, 2009
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Part 1 of 5: A Mobile Safari – journey log of Johan De Bondt

Over the next 5 days, we will be posting the details and picture filled journey recap of a Belgian named Johan De Bondt.  In August 2009, Johan along with 3 other travelers hired guides and a vehicle and traveled via Maun to: a) Nogatsaa & Tchinga (Chobe forest); b) Savute; c) Khwai riverside (Moremi);...

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Photo of the Day – October 5, 2009

October 5, 2009
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Photo of the Day – October 5, 2009

McDonalds Today’s POTD is a little fun and a little education.  The locals jokingly call Impala “McDonalds” after the US hamburger chain.  The reason is two-fold: 1) they are a primary ‘fast food’ of most of Chobe’s predators and 2) their rump is emblazoned with ‘arches’.  See it?

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African White-backed Vultures: the “American football team”

September 9, 2009
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African White-backed Vultures: the “American football team”

The following article was originally published at OutdoorPhoto.co.za and written by Mark D. Anderson.  I have communicated with Mark and he has kindly given permission for the republication. Per Mark, White Backed Vultures are found within Chobe National Park. For American Football fans, it is now obvious that our game is viewed by my...

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Photo of the Day – September 4, 2009

September 4, 2009
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Photo of the Day – September 4, 2009

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Travel Tip: A Southern Africa Safari Treat: Biltong

September 3, 2009
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Travel Tip: A Southern Africa Safari Treat: Biltong

When I travel, I love to immerse into local culture and cuisine.  This article will allow tease you on how to do both while also supplying a vital snack during your bush drives. For most, the first question is “what is biltong?”.  The short quick answer would be “a kind of dried and cured...

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