the misunderstood Some animals are considered “ugly”, others “mean” or even “cruel”. We often forget that these are human constructs. We use them on the basis of appearances or behaviours that we do not understand or to which we ascribe a negative meaning. In reality, however, all living things have unique characteristics and play important […]
free as a bird When I started my journey in wildlife photography, I had little interest in birds. But I soon realised there was a whole world of feathers out there waiting to be discovered. Birds in their fascinating diversity often provide a welcome distraction while waiting. And they are a delight not only to […]
quiet moments Action shots are only one small part of wildlife photography. Between the brief splashes of drama, lie many quiet hours of waiting and observing. These moments contain a tranquility and a powerful sense of peace. The calm before the storm has its own unique beauty.
just a bit of fun Life in the wild is so much richer than merely a struggle for survival. There are moments of fun and moments of joy. How can anyone say that animals do not experience emotions?
black & white The absence of colour lends a timeless quality to photographs, as well as a certain elegance and drama. Shapes, contrasts and textures are accentuated. This draws the viewer’s attention to the essence of the image and enhances emotion.