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Buffalo Herd, Masai Mara, Kenya
Time stands still for the herd as they rest in the heat of the day.Digital archival pigment print.
Buffalo Mud Bath, Masai Mara, Kenya
Revelling in the luxury of a pool of mud a lone African buffalo covers himself in mud to protect him from the incessant onslaught of flies.Digital archival pigment print.
Cheetah Brothers, Masai Mara, Kenya
Reminiscent of another era, these two young male cheetah brothers perch on the bough of an acacia tree.From this vantage point they scan the African plains, ever watchful of an opportunity for easy prey.Digital archival pigment print
Elephant Family, Masai Mara, Kenya
Silently marching time honoured routes, an elephant family walks down to the waterhole at the end of another African day.Digital Archival Pigment Print
Elephant Brothers, Masai Mara, Kenya
Seemingly dancing in unison these young elephants play in the shallow water. Family ties amongst elephants are very strong.Digital Archival Pigment Print
Elephant Matriarch, Masai Mara, Kenya
The most honoured in the herd, the Matriarch. She guides the herd, makes all decisions, protects them. She is the African Queen.Digital Archival Pigment Print
Family Ties, Elephant Siblings, Masai Mara, Kenya
A precious moment as a teenage elephant protectively embraces her two younger siblings. Finding comfort in the gesture, the youngsters snuggle in to her body.Digital Archival Pigment Print
The Matriarch, Masai Mara, Kenya
An evening ritual and a scene from Out of Africa. The elephants congregate near the water to drink and play. Safely protected by the matriarch, the younger elephants are free to play.Digital Archival Pigment Print
Displaying emotions similar to that of humans, these African elephants gather together to protect the youngest and most vulnerable in the herd.Digital Archival Pigment Print
Lone Giraffe, Masai Mara, Kenya
Looking out across the spotted plains of the Masai Mara, a lone giraffe walks, without haste, peaceful and gracious. Africa is a place where time stands still.Digital Archival Pigment Print
Bachelor Impala, Masai Mara, Kenya
The position of dominant male for the harem is worth fighting for. Constantly challenged, the dominant male must fight off other contenders.With the demands of the harem the dominant male will eventually concede and the cycle will begin again.Digital Archival Pigment Print.
Black-backed jackal, Masai Mara, Kenya
In the soft glow of the afternoon light the jackal sets off to hunt for her young. Left behind in their burrow the pups must fend for themselves while she goes in search of food for the family.Digital Archival Pigment Print
With cries and whimpers of delight the pups greet their mother when she returns from hunting. They have been alone, vulnerable and anxious in her absence.Digital Archival Pigment Print
Lion Cub Yawning, Masai Mara, Kenya
He may be small but he has confidence. Is this a yawn or a practise growl? Is this a future king?Digital archival pigment print.
Lion Cub Grooming, Masai Mara, Kenya
Grooming himself, the lion cub quietly surveys his environment.Confident amongst his siblings and older family members he appears to not have a care in the world.Digital Archival Pigment Print
Lion Cub On Guard, Masai Mara, Kenya
After a game with his siblings the cub stretches out lazily on a log and surveys the scene. He's too young still to have any worries.Digital archival pigment print.
Young Male Lion, Masai Mara, Kenya
With his shoulders hunched and his tail flicking, a young male lion anxiously assesses a perceived threat.Unsurprisingly it takes time for a young male to build his confidence.Digital archival pigment print.
Waterbuck, Masai Mara, Kenya
A striking portrait of an African waterbuck. Reminiscent of a time of trophy hunting, the image captures the beauty of the waterbuck in a gentler manner.Digital Archival Pigment Print
Mara River Crossing, Kenya
For hundreds of years the cycle has repeated itself. Following the rains the wildebeest cross the plains and the mighty Mara River in their thousands.Digital Archival Pigment Print
Plunging into the water of the Mara River the wildebeest swim frantically. Dodging crocodiles and hippopotamus their instinct is to get across as quickly as possible.Regardless of fear it is a hurdle which they have to overcome.Digital Archival Pigment Print
Aware of the dangers of the water the wildebeest must set aside their fears. They have to cross the river.Digital Archival Pigment Print
Wildebeest Migration, Masai Mara, Kenya
Having made their way safely across the Mara River, the wildebeest quickly move away from the dangerous water.Digital Archival Pigment Print