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monochrome monday #8

Thumbnail image for monochrome monday #8 by Sabi Sabi February 9, 2015

Monochrome Monday is a way of seeing the world from a different perspective. There are an estimated 10 million different colors the human eye can pick up, as apposed to 450 odd shades of grey, but these colors can sometimes distract from the natural beauty of a subject. “In photography there is no shadow that […]

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a week in the bush: vol 37

Thumbnail image for a week in the bush: vol 37 by Sabi Sabi February 5, 2015

This week has been a rather busy one and especially on the predator front once again.  It started off with numerous vultures having led us to a giraffe carcass and by all accounts it seemed as though the animal had died as a result of a fight with another male or some other natural cause.  […]

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it’s all about the leopards (part 2)

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In Part 1 of “It’s all about the Leopards” I covered our resident males in Sabi Sabi. In this blog, Part 2, I will cover the resident females. Nottins female There’s hardly a time when Nottins provides guests with an average sighting. She might be one of the oldest leopards in the area, but she […]

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monochrome monday #7

Thumbnail image for monochrome monday #7 by Sabi Sabi February 2, 2015

“Taking pictures is savoring life intensely, every hundredth of a second.” ― Marc Riboud There are few vocations in life where one can truly say that they are in love with what they do.  Field Guiding is one of those professions.  We are constantly experiencing moments that for many, would a once-in-a-lifetime event, and for […]

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a week in the bush: vol 36

Thumbnail image for a week in the bush: vol 36 by Sabi Sabi January 29, 2015

Welcome to another update from the wilds of Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve.  I hope all of our readers have had as great a week as we have had here in sunny, hot South Africa.  There has been a lot on the go recently and especially on the birding front.  Summer is a time of […]

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it’s all about the leopards (part 1)

Thumbnail image for it’s all about the leopards (part 1) by Sabi Sabi January 27, 2015

Since I was young I have been going to the Kruger National Park about 2-3 times a year. I’ve seen lions countless times, but the animal that has eluded me the most was the leopard. I can only recall seeing leopard about four times. This all changed since I started working at Sabi Sabi. Game […]

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monochrome monday #6

Thumbnail image for monochrome monday #6 by Sabi Sabi January 26, 2015

Monochrome Monday is a way of seeing the world from a different perspective. There are an estimated 10 million different colors the human eye can pick up, as apposed to 450 odd shades of grey, but these colors can sometimes distract from the natural beauty of a subject. “The most colorful thing in the world […]

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a week in the bush: vol 35

Thumbnail image for a week in the bush: vol 35 by Sabi Sabi January 22, 2015

Hello to all of our readers and welcome to this week’s update.  ‘Marula Season’ is now upon us, and the trees that are scattered all over our reserve are bulging with fruit, with many of them having dropped some already.  What this does is attract elephants and we have noticed a significant influx of breeding […]

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familiar faces

Thumbnail image for familiar faces by Sabi Sabi January 20, 2015

As a guide at Sabi Sabi it is impossible not to feel privileged and humbled to work and be part of the massive, majestic wilderness area that is the Sabi Sands and the Greater Kruger area. Every guide in South Africa should strive towards experiencing the bush and sharing his passion with guests here as […]

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monochrome monday #5

Thumbnail image for monochrome monday #5 by Sabi Sabi January 19, 2015

“What I like about photographs is that they capture a moment that’s gone forever, impossible to reproduce.” ― Karl Lagerfeld It’s that time of the week again where we celebrate the world of wildlife through monochrome photography.  In this week’s spread it is all about capturing that one defining moment that for me, encapsulated the […]

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