Photo Series

Behind the image – Eye to Eye (with an african buffalo)

  It was December 2013 and at the spur of the moment I decided to make a short trip to the Kruger National Park in South Africa. Believe it or not, but I have not visited the Kruger since 2007 (i.e. long before I started to take my photography seriously). On the agenda and my…

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My day with a kalahari cheetah family

It was to be an exciting trip to the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park in the Northern Cape Province of South Africa! It was and still is our favourite South African national park and it had been a full year since our last visit… We decided to spoil ourselves and booked three nights in a cabin in the…

Image Series – Kalahari Love

We visited the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park during the end of May and the beginning of June 2012. We did not have as many lion sightings in comparison with the previous year, but we found these two lovers between the Melkvlei- and Gunong waterholes, right next to the road. There are a few animals more impressive…

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  • Morkel ErasmusFebruary 6, 2013 - 20:12 - Lovely set of images mate! Looks a lot like the current king of Kij Kij? Although there is at least one more pride between Kij Kij and Melkvlei…ReplyCancel

Ruighoek Hippo Nursery

During May 2012 I went on a weekend trip to the Pilanesberg Game Reserve in North West Province, South Africa. I heard about a new born hippo calf at the Ruighoek dam, a dam and bird hide which I did not visit much in the past. I was pleasantly surprised to have found the hippo calf and…

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Behind the image – Capturing “Hostile take-over”

My image “Hostile Take-Over” won the October leg of the 2012 Wild Eye Nature Photography Competition. Here is a little bit more about when, where and how the image was captured… It was the morning of 7 June 2012 and our two week trip to the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park in the Northern Cape, South Africa…

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  • Morkel ErasmusDecember 12, 2012 - 07:35 - Stunning set of photos, Rudi. I also saw a Lanner finish a dove (just missed the kill) next to the road at Cubtjie. Amazing how quickly they can devour the prey with those small pointy beaks.
    Congrats again…ReplyCancel

  • linruphoto@gmail.comDecember 12, 2012 - 08:11 - Thanks Morkel! Yip, that waterhole rocks!ReplyCancel

  • Atul JoshiDecember 12, 2012 - 08:47 - great picsReplyCancel

  • PatrickDecember 12, 2012 - 11:28 - These are dynamic photos. The shear beauty sharpness is out standing. Each frame .ReplyCancel

  • linruphoto@gmail.comDecember 12, 2012 - 14:38 - Thanks for the feedback Patrick!ReplyCancel

  • Diane P MorinDecember 19, 2012 - 08:28 - I am not a photographer, a few backyard birds here and there, but I agree with Patrick!! The clarity and sharpness of each photo was incredible. The falcon was amazing.
    The Goshawk's facial expression was hilarious!!!

    We have a Creator with a sense of humour!!!ReplyCancel

  • Diane P MorinDecember 19, 2012 - 08:31 - Just loved the Falcon, photos so clear and sharp! Brilliant!

    The Goshawk's expression said it all! LOL

    🙂ReplyCancel

  • Mrs. BMarch 6, 2013 - 01:11 - Amazing!! I'm a fan! Glad I found your site!!ReplyCancel

  • linruphoto@gmail.comMarch 6, 2013 - 09:11 - Thanks Mrs. B! That's what it is all about!ReplyCancel

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