The Masai Mara and Mara Triangle are synonymous with some of the largest skies in Africa. Recently, almost straight out of the Wild Eye Mara Camp, we came across a journey of giraffe walking across the horizon. The combination of dramatic skies, sunrise and a near perfect silhouette was just begging to be captured with a wide angle lens.
Is it perfect? Not quite. I would have like to have had the giraffe hiher up on the horizon to capture more space between the belly and the horizon-line. Given that there was no way of achieving this (we were already parked in the lowest part of a drainage line to get this shot) I am pretty happy with the result!
NEW SAFARI: The Masai Mara Experience
The Mara Triangle is home to an incredible array of wildlife, even outside of the Great Migration. As the long rains fall, afternoons in the Mara are dominated by massive thunderstorms, providing dramatic backgrounds and some of the most incredible light you could ever wish for. Combined with the lush, short green grass, this is a photographers dream as the washed out brown tones so often seen during the migration season are replaced by a vibrant array of colour.More Info
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