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Kalahari lion and flowers

Posted by Joe Lategan on Wednesday, January 25, 2012, In : Creating the images 
 Crouching Kalahari lion.
A Kalahari desert lion normally blends into the red or   
other sand of the Kalahari desert to such an extent that  
animals can almost walk right into them without spotting them. So when there  
are exceptional rains for a short while, the desert turns into a heavenly garden of green and coloured wild flowers. During  
exceptional rains like the exceptional 2010 season Flowers cover certain  
areas that cannot be imagined during most of the year.  
The area around the wate...

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Making of The Last ranger fine art Image

Posted by Joe Lategan on Wednesday, August 31, 2011, In : Creating the images 

 I wanted to do a portrait of a camelthorn tree but it is always difficult to get a single tree or a situation where the background and foreground does not detract from it. At this specific point in the dunes and central part of the Kgalagadi Transfrontier park the opportunity was there including the backround that enhanced the message of the Camelthorn I tried to bring across. The Camelthorn is the major reason for the abundant micro habitats along the desert riverbeds that stimulate the cha...
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