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a week in the bush: vol. 33

Thumbnail image for a week in the bush: vol. 33 by Sabi Sabi January 8, 2015

Welcome again to another installment of “A Week in the Bush…” The New Year has most certainly kicked off with a bang and the bush has been producing some spectacular sightings already.  Not even the substantial amount of rainfall we’ve been experiencing has been able to put a damper on the quality of the game […]

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the ultimate leap of leopards

Thumbnail image for the ultimate leap of leopards by Sabi Sabi January 7, 2015

In the natural world power is often conceived to be the most important factor. What determines power? Is it bravery, courage, curiosity, size or are these just all qualities that are needed to work in harmony instead of being just a ‘thing’?! “The encouraging thing is that every time you meet a situation, though you […]

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monochrome monday #3

Thumbnail image for monochrome monday #3 by Sabi Sabi January 5, 2015

“Colour is everything, black and white is more.” Dominic Rouse Last week Mike shared his first Monochrome Monday with us all and left the benchmark high. This week is again my turn and hope that you all enjoy. Wishing you all a safe and healthy 2015 – Happy New Year!!! A young hyena is intrigued […]

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the shadow of little bush camp

Thumbnail image for the shadow of little bush camp by Sabi Sabi December 31, 2014

I arrived back from a well-rested leave on 10 December 2014 and before I knew it I was posted at Little Bush Camp on the 11th December 2014 to shadow Ross Hawkins at Little Bush Camp who is one of the more senior guides working at Sabi Sabi. Little Bush Camp is the smallest lodge […]

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a week in the bush: vol 32

Thumbnail image for a week in the bush: vol 32 by Sabi Sabi December 30, 2014

Welcome to this week’s edition of “A Week in the bush…” This week saw the return of some characters not seen in some time and others that have been absent for only a brief moment.  Nevertheless it has been an exciting week for all of us here at Sabi Sabi and I can’t wait to […]

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monochrome monday #2

Thumbnail image for monochrome monday #2 by Sabi Sabi December 29, 2014

“A great photograph is one that fully expresses what one feels, in the deepest sense, about what is being photographed.” ― Ansel Adams This statement couldn’t be truer, especially in terms of using monochrome as the medium in which to portray the scene.  Last week Lance introduced us to the world of ‘black & white’, […]

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cheetah and the hare

Thumbnail image for cheetah and the hare by Sabi Sabi December 24, 2014

It’s often in the heat of the day when the unexpected things happen! During the afternoon safari meeting I had mentioned that my safari plan would be on planning to track the female cheetah that was spotted earlier that day. The call came in over the radio that she had just been spotted running after […]

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10 hours, 44 km’s, 40 degrees and 4 of the big five on foot…..

Thumbnail image for 10 hours, 44 km’s, 40 degrees and 4 of the big five on foot….. by Sabi Sabi December 23, 2014

Wow what an all-encompassing experience!!! Brett Heasmann, Craig Reiche, FW de Klerk and myself started with a cup of coffee at 04:00 at Bush Lodge awaiting the first sunlight to start our long walk. At 04:45 we took the bull by the horns. All geared up with water, jelly babies, energy bars, backpacks and full […]

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monochrome monday #1

Thumbnail image for monochrome monday #1 by Sabi Sabi December 22, 2014

“One very important difference between color and monochromatic photography is this: in black and white you suggest; in color you state. Much can be implied by suggestion, but statement demands certainty…absolute certainty.”    –   Paul Outerbridge Welcome to the first edition of “Monochrome Monday”.  This may or may not be a new concept to some, but […]

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a week in the bush: vol 31

Thumbnail image for a week in the bush: vol 31 by Sabi Sabi December 18, 2014

Welcome to all of you again to another installment of “A Week in the Bush…” It has been a phenomenal week here at Sabi Sabi with loads of lion and leopard activity as well as some fantastic general game and some really special sightings too.  There is a great deal to cover this week so […]

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