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Their Emotion

Their Emotion

Their Emotion, Adenta, Greater Accra Region, Ghana Photograph by Maxwell Joseph Heider    

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Sucked In

Sucked In

Pretoria, Guateng, South Africa

Photograph by Drihan Bester I took this photo on the Voortrekker Monument located in Pretoria, South Africa. After this photo was taken I jumped down as there was a steep hill and landed with my one foot on a white thorn tree branch. I pulled a 9mm piece out two days later! FUN!

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The Namib Desert: A Time Lapse

A search for timelapse videos will bring up thousands of results, but the list of photographers shooting truly world-class time lapse work is remarkably short. They’re time consuming to create, requiring that a camera snap away for hours and hours at a time, capturing hundreds and in many cases, thousands of frames that will eventually […]

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The Sea Water Drinkers

Water, water, everywhere, And all the boards did shrink; Water, water, everywhere, Nor any drop to drink.” — from Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s The Rime of the Ancient Mariner   From prolific filmmaker Philip Bloom, comes this unusual mini documentary about an apparently old tradition of drinking sea water in South Africa. While there are some beneficial minerals […]

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There Are No Garages in the Serengeti

There Are No Garages in the Serengeti

I am fortunate enough to have spent 6 years living in South Central Africa, Zambia for much of it. I’m also lucky to have road-tripped throughout Southern & Eastern Africa too. Damn lucky. I have learnt, over time, how to dissuade baboons from tap-dancing on my roof, encourage elephant to defecate in places other than my […]

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Macon Dunnagan Breaks Record for Most Kilimanjaro Summits in One Month

Macon Dunnagan Breaks Record for Most Kilimanjaro Summits in One Month

Sponsored by Polarmax and Native Eyewear, North Carolina native Macon Dunnagan summited Tanzania’s Mount Kilimanjaro today, setting a record of four summits in 28 days, bringing his personal total to 25 successful ascents of Africa’s highest peak.  In 1998, Macon – now 51, made his first ascent of the towering 19,341 foot stratovolcano with the encouragement […]