South African photographer Hannes Lochner create photography blog has spent the past two and a half years, watching the wildlife in the park Kgalagadi. Now all of his photographs are collected in the new book “Colors of the Kalahari.” This is a nice kind of photography.
1. Lioness flattened under a starry sky in the Kalahari Desert.
2. “Kalahari is not like the Kruger National Park in South Africa which is rich in vegetation. This desert is dry and tough – he says. – Here, there are regions where only the strongest survive. I saw a dying adult lions and cubs because of lack of food. ” In the photo: Two young lions are coming together in the Kalahari.
3. “I love the big cats – leopard, lions and cheetahs. Due to extreme temperatures, I have only one hour during the night and morning to take photographs of big cats in action. At other times, too hot, and they sleep. ” In the photo: pride of lions sleeping in the Kalahari.
4. Like many photographers, animal painter, photography art, Hannes often travel great distances to get good pictures. “Photographing lions mating on the road, I lay on my stomach and I was afraid, – says the photographer. – For five nights before that I have in camp visited a male. “
5. A female cheetah takes away from the lioness her cubs.
6. The Lions are kicking against the backdrop of lightning in the sky.
7. Two South African fox frolic in the sand.
8. Lion hunting at night. You can try this photography jobs, because they are so great.
9. Horned Starling shake oneself after bathing.
The Kalahari Desert is a large arid to semi-arid sandy area in Southern Africa extending 900,000 square kilometres, covering much of Botswana and parts of Namibia and South Africa, as semi-desert, with huge tracts of excellent grazing after good rains. The Kalahari Desert is the southern part of Africa, and the geography is a portion of desert and a plateau. The Kalahari supports some animals and plants because most of it is not a true desert.