African Conservation PhotographyNews feeds from African Conservation Photographyhttps://www.photodestination.co.za/ https://www.photodestination.co.za/bright-jumpers-augrabies-flat-lizards.html <![CDATA[Bright Jumpers | Augrabies Flat Lizards]]> https://www.photodestination.co.za/bright-jumpers-augrabies-flat-lizards.html The Augrabies National Park is not only famous for its spectacular waterfalls. You cannot miss the endemic and colorful male Augrabies Flat Lizards (Platysaurus broadleyi) as you walk down to view the might Orange river plunging over the falls. ]]> Sun, 01 Sep 2013 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.photodestination.co.za/lure-of-the-kgalagadi.html <![CDATA[Lure of the Kgalagadi]]> https://www.photodestination.co.za/lure-of-the-kgalagadi.html The Kgalagadi Transfrontier National Park has long been one of the premier wildlife photography destinations in the Country. Its allure can be likened to a live wildlife spectacle, with drama and suspense around every bend. ]]> Sat, 31 Aug 2013 22:00:00 +0000 https://www.photodestination.co.za/ <![CDATA[Winter in Addo Elephant National Park ]]> https://www.photodestination.co.za/ Addo Elephant National Park is one of our favorite photographic destinations. It always delivers great bird sightings, close encounters and exciting wildlife photography opportunities. ]]> Sun, 14 Jul 2013 06:37:00 +0000 https://www.photodestination.co.za/the-robben-island-experience.html <![CDATA[The Robben Island Experience]]> https://www.photodestination.co.za/the-robben-island-experience.html A trip to Robben Island is a must for any South African. From its early history until recently the island has been used as a prison, first by the Dutch Settlers and most recently as the gaol for ANC political prisoners, most notably former President Nelson Mandela, who led South Africa out of the Apartheid era and into a... ]]> Thu, 27 Jun 2013 11:30:00 +0000 https://www.photodestination.co.za/celebrating-the-miracle-of-water.html <![CDATA[Celebrating the Miracle of Water:]]> https://www.photodestination.co.za/celebrating-the-miracle-of-water.html Water is life, without it, the human race could not exist! It makes Earth unique amongst the celestial bodies and amazingly even though our planet is covered with water, only 1% of it is potable, with 97% being salty and the remaining 2% trapped in the polar ice-caps.  ]]> Tue, 25 Jun 2013 08:40:00 +0000 https://www.photodestination.co.za/the-de-hoop-strettons-stanford-bird-fair.html <![CDATA[The De Hoop Strettons Stanford Bird Fair:]]> https://www.photodestination.co.za/the-de-hoop-strettons-stanford-bird-fair.html The small town of Stanford has become well-known in recent years through its annual birding fair. Located between Kleinbaai and Hermanus, famous for Great White Shark cage diving and the annual “Whale Festival” respectively, Stanford is a prime Southern Cape birding destination.   ]]> Tue, 25 Jun 2013 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.photodestination.co.za/the-namaqua-national-park.html <![CDATA[The Namaqua National Park]]> https://www.photodestination.co.za/the-namaqua-national-park.html Fields splashed with floral diversity and colors are ubiquitous with the Namaqua National Park. This biodiversity hotspot has much to offer the aspirant wildlife photographer! ]]> Tue, 25 Jun 2013 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.photodestination.co.za/allen-walker.html <![CDATA[Allen Walker]]> https://www.photodestination.co.za/allen-walker.html Allen Walker is a passionate underwater photographer. His stunning underwater imagery of sharks portray the beauty of these threatened marine animals. ]]> Sat, 08 Jun 2013 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.photodestination.co.za/warning-diving-with-seals-is-good-for-the-soul.html <![CDATA[Warning! Diving with seals is good for the soul]]> https://www.photodestination.co.za/warning-diving-with-seals-is-good-for-the-soul.html The ocean can be a scary place, even more so when you are surrounded by 150kg Cape Fur seals, swooping past, blowing bubbles in your face and generally eyeing out the funny looking two finned snorkelers in their midst. ]]> Fri, 07 Jun 2013 00:00:00 +0000 https://www.photodestination.co.za/orcas-in-false-bay-a-killer-sighting.html <![CDATA[Orca's In False Bay a Killer Sighting]]> https://www.photodestination.co.za/orcas-in-false-bay-a-killer-sighting.html False Bay, in Cape Town, South Africa is well known for its Great White Sharks, Southern Right Whales and large seal colonies. It is less well known for the occasional Orca pod entering the bay to hunt dolphin, seals and game fish. ]]> Fri, 07 Jun 2013 00:00:00 +0000