Nancy’s A Photo A Week challenge this week features landscapes. These are some landscapes from my travels, and closer to home. July in Austria – scene looking down from Melk Abbey, where the Inn and Danube Rivers meet. Austria – cruising the Inn River near Schärding June at Kinderdijk, Netherlands February in Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania […]Read More Landscapes Around the World
Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is photos capturing people unaware, in other words, candid shots., reminding me of that old TV show, Candid Camera. Visitor on a rocking horse outside Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam Women in Arusha, Tanzania A Chicago Sinfonietta concert patron tries out the sitar during intermission at Symphony Hall in Chicago… […]Read More CFFC: You’re On Candid Camera!
I am participating in a photo challenge entitled Sunday Stills: Macro or Close-up Photography; Is There a Difference? by Terri Webster Schrandt. Here is what she has to say about macro photography: “Macro photography is also considered close-up photography. However, using a true macro lens yields the sharpest, tiniest details whereas a closeup may not […]Read More Sunday Stills: Macro & Mystery
Feb. 13, 2018 Our last day in Tanzania was spent in transit. We had a nice breakfast at Ang’ata Camp and bid farewell to the staff. A group photo was taken, while the drivers packed the vehicles with our luggage. We were headed toward the Serengeti NP Visitors’ Center and the airport, where we would […]Read More Kwaheri*, Tanzania!
Some synonyms for prolific are: fruitful, abundant, bountiful. If you want to see bountiful, prolific wildlife, I would recommend an African safari! Here are some examples of Tanzania’s prolific wildlife: WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge: ProlificRead More WPC: Prolific Wildlife
Feb. 9, 2018 The first thing I saw this morning was a yellow weaver tending to his nest, just outside the main building at Ndutu Safari Lodge. Yellow weaver finishing its nest On our morning drive, we saw some lions – first a female pair, one of whom is pregnant and the other wears a […]Read More Predators and Prey in Ndutu-Serengeti
Saturday. Feb. 3. 2018 Today, our first full day in Tanzania, I awoke to a loud, animal sound, “Brau, brau, brau, brau, brau, brau, brau!” I didn’t know what it was but found out it was one of the colobus monkeys that hangs around our lodgings, Rivertrees Country Inn. I got lost looking for the […]Read More Tanzania Safari Journal: A hike and a drive in Arusha National Park