WeeklyPrompts-Photo-Challenge-Unforeseen

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unforeseen

not anticipated or predicted

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Unforeseen 1: Our 2013 safari itinerary did not state

that there would be an evening game drive…

 

…the day before we were due to depart

Sausage Tree Safari Camp.

 

Unforeseen 2:  Our driver told us

There has been a sighting,

but it’s at the other end of the reserve”.

So, for the next ten minutes we held on tightly

as we bumped our way along a rudimentary track

We soon came upon Limpy the Lioness…

…and her Cubs

It didn’t take long until…

…the Cubs decided…

…elephant dung…

…was a good place to do…

…some tourist watching.

 

These are…

 

…but…

…a sample…


…of the 300 photos taken during our twenty minute sighting.

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Weekly Prompt Photo Challenge:   Unforeseen

Lens-ArtistPC-157-Getting-Away

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Drakensberg Mountains

South Africa

(Sausage Tree Safari Camp)

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In 2012 we visited Cairns…

 

…and the Great Barrier Reef,  and…

…also the Daintree River.

Two years later we visited

Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe

 

in 2016 during a European holiday…

…a visit to the Colosseum was on the agenda.

on the Bay.

Lens-Artist-Oh-The-Places-We-See:…Getting-Away

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Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Patti:...Black-White*

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Leya:...Black-White

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Amy:…Black-White

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Tina:...Black-White

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Cees-MWMChallenge-June-Close-Up-Macro

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African Closeups…

A Hornbill

Vulture.

Bateleur Eagle

 

One of two Yellow Billed Hornbills

which decided to inspect our vehicle.

Yes, one left its stamp of approval.

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Cee’s-MWMChallenge-June-Close-Up-Macro

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Cees-MWMChallenge-May-G-Words

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Giraffe

Girl in a wetsuit

CroppinG a photo is…

…form of maGnification.

 

Stop SiGn

RunninG doG

DC Photography 19

JumpinG KanGaroo

Result of knee replacement

surGery

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Cee’s-MWMChallenge-May-Letter-G-in-Word

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A-Photo-a-Week-Challenge-She’s-Got-The-Look

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I am not sure that I have interpreted

this challenge correctly.

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I no longer photograph people as much as

I did when I took my first image. However, I think the year was 1980,

and I had taken a cruise to Tahiti. 

During one of the island stopovers,

this girl was selling trinkets to tourists.  

 

Of recent years I always thought

this girl had the look.

She certainly had the eyelashes.

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A Photo a Week Challenge:….She’s-Got-The-Look

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Cee-BW-Challenge-Fences-and-Gates

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Cemetery…

 

 

fences.

Dry Stone Wall…

 

 

…fencing.

Gateway into old York

Sydney Harbour fences.

My kinda fencing

The only thing keeping this lamb behind

this old fence is a full belly.

A fence to keep giraffes out.

And just outside our tent door was a fence (foreground)

to keep elephants away.

It worked well, especially with this elephant.

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Cee’s Black & White Challenge:...Fences-n-Gates

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Black_White

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Lens-Artist-PC-125-My-Pick

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I decided to post my favourite

African bird images this week.

The African Harrier Hawk had posed

long enough for us and was off.

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I believe this to be

Northern White Crowned Shrike.

Captured at

Sausage Tree Safari Camp,

South Africa

 

 

 


 

A Red Breasted Weaver

entertaining the breakfast crowd at

Elephant Sands,

Botswana.

I’m not sure if it lost purchase on the thorns or not.

However, one second it was hanging from the thorns ,

the next, plummeting groundwards.

Whatever the reason, I managed

to capture one frame of

its headlong dive.

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Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Patti:…Your-Pick

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Leya:…Your-Pick

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Amy:…Your-Pick

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Tina:…Your-Pick

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