Posts Tagged ‘Reptiles’

Augrabies Falls, South Africa

An Augrabies Flat Lizard (Platysaurus broadleyi) warms itself in the morning sun on rocky canyon above Orange River at South Africa’s Augrabies Falls. Photographed February 8, 2008 with a Canon EOS-1D Mark III camera and Sigma 150mm f/2.8 macro lens. Exposure 1/320 seconds at f/8. Purchase Fine Art Print | License Image

Savuti Marsh, Botswana

Pop quiz. In the things they never taught you in photo school department… An eight-foot long, highly agitated python hides under your truck. What do you do? I think it’s safe to say that prodding it with a tripod leg until it emerges enraged, and promptly setting off after it with a macro lens to […]

Savuti Marsh, Botswana

In the depths of winter, the Kalahari nights are long, and that gives me way too much time to think. I spent much of last night pondering mortality. It might have had some to do with nearly stepping on a puff adder. I’d taken one step too many in the dark, heard a long, low […]