Prince of Darkness. A low light photo of a big leopard male called Tingana in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve.
The last light of the setting Sabi Sand sun plays on the beautiful spotted coat of Tingana, patiently waiting for the night and the hunting time to come.
This young leopard was watching us closely when we found him in a tree in the Sabi Sand. His eyes telling us not to come any closer.
This leopard protects her kill from anybody coming too close.
The young leopard male called Hosana, getting ready for an afternoon nap in a huge Marula tree in the Sabi Sand.
Sometimes you get so close that you can see your reflection in his yellow eyes. Exposure 1/320 sec at f/3,5. Canon Eos 5D Mark IV
A hyena patiently waiting for a leopard to start feeding and hopefully get a piece of the kill to drop to the ground. Exposure 1/200 sec at f/4.0 Canon 5D Mark IV
A Leopard slowly moving through the long grass. What does the yellow eye see, what will be the next prey of the deadly silent hunter ?
A leopard shaking the dust and seeds of his head after a walk through some thick grass in the Sabi Sand. The perfect lighting is a bonus with the slower shutterspeed and motion blur giving the feeling of movement to the photo. Exposure1/500 sec at f2/8. Canon 5D Mark IV
Hosana lingering for a moment in a beautiful Sabi sunset.Canon 7D Mark II . 1/ 640 sec at f / 3.5
“Photography takes an instant out of time, altering life by holding it still.”
– Dorothea Lange. Ecposure 1/400 sec at f/3.2. Canon 7D Mark II
A leopard walking down a track in the Sabi Sand at sunset. The photo was taken from a game view vehicle with a camera equipped with a wide angle lens at ground level.The whole setup was attached to a monopod and triggered with a remote.