This leopard was photographed on a cloudy day, so I had the vehicle positioned in order to get a soft background for a black and white image. Leopards always make good portrait images in overcast light as their eyes stand out wide and clear.

This leopard was photographed on a cloudy day, so I had the vehicle positioned in order to get a soft background for a black and white image. Leopards always make good portrait images in overcast light as their eyes stand out wide and clear.

On a recent trip to Sossousvlei, Namibia, I saw a single tree with a dramatic backdrop about a kilometer from the road. I photographed it at sunset but it was not that dramatic so I went back the following morning and the sand on the mountain lit up like velvet. I placed the tree in front to give a sense of scale and desolation.

On a recent trip to Sossousvlei, Namibia, I saw a single tree with a dramatic backdrop about a kilometer from the road. I photographed it at sunset but it was not that dramatic so I went back the following morning and the sand on the mountain lit up like velvet. I placed the tree in front to give a sense of scale and desolation.

A storm was brewing on the plains of the Amboseli National Park, which created fantastic light and contrasting colours.As the winds picked up, small sand-devils were formed, but this didn't seem to phase the lone zebra on the plains.

A storm was brewing on the plains of the Amboseli National Park, which created fantastic light and contrasting colours.As the winds picked up, small sand-devils were formed, but this didn't seem to phase the lone zebra on the plains.

A male lion cub in a playful mood on Duba Plains in the Okavango Delta in Botswana.

A male lion cub in a playful mood on Duba Plains in the Okavango Delta in Botswana.

Approaching the sea along the Hoarusib River in Namibia's Kaokoveld, the dunes grow to enormous proportions and animals seek what little verdure and water the dry bed can provide.

Approaching the sea along the Hoarusib River in Namibia's Kaokoveld, the dunes grow to enormous proportions and animals seek what little verdure and water the dry bed can provide.

A male leopard looks into the warm morning sun from his vantage point high up in the fever trees in Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya.

A male leopard looks into the warm morning sun from his vantage point high up in the fever trees in Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya.

Masai storm

Masai storm

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