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Nature in Focus

Photography by Jennie Stock

Norseman and Fraser Range Station

Day Four of our cross-country trip began slowly, as our planned destination was only 100 km away. We began the day with a bit of exploring around Norseman, a much smaller gold-mining town that marks the beginning/end of the Eyre... Continue Reading →

Crossing Australia with golf as a distraction

Just over a year ago (yes, I know, I'm a bit behind), we began our trip driving across Australia from Perth to Canberra. Wave Rock, one of Western Australia's iconic tourist attractions, was our first overnight stop. Not one of the... Continue Reading →

Insects and flowers

I was practising with my new macro lens on this bottlebrush or callistemon flower in the garden when a tiny fly decided to join the party. I often don't notice the bugs until I start focusing on the flowers with... Continue Reading →

Wild flowers in Western Australia

Western Australia has an amazing variety of wild flowers, many of them unique to the region. Spring is unsurprisingly the optimum time for chasing flowers with your camera, but there is almost always something flowering at any time of the... Continue Reading →

Golden hours in Kruger

Landscape photography is often about the "Golden hours" just after sunrise and just before sunset. Taking photos at these times in Kruger was a bit of a challenge as this is also prime game watching time. I stayed back in... Continue Reading →

Birds of Kruger

One of my favourite things about Kruger is the amazing variety of birds found in the bushveld; absolute heaven for a self-confessed bird nerd. The interesting perches chosen by the birds add to the photographic potential. The use of the... Continue Reading →

Antelope antics

This male steenbok seems to be twisting himself in knots, trying to decide whether to freeze or flee. You can't really blame him - steenbok are a small antelope and prey for leopards and eagles, among others. I think I'd... Continue Reading →

Watery wildlife

A new discovery for us in Kruger was the hide at Lake Panic, near the Skukuza rest camp. The light wasn't great when we were there which made bird photography quite tricky but I did manage to capture some of... Continue Reading →

Elusive Big Five

Good sightings of elephant and buffalo quickly knocked two of the Big Five off the list, but the other three proved a bit more elusive. It was mid-week before anyone saw a cat, in the form of a rather distant... Continue Reading →

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