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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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Dune Inside

Dune Inside

Dune Inside, Kolmanskop, Namibia Photograph by Arlette Leboucq I was traveling by car from South Africa on a last minute desert adventure! To see such a beautiful ghost town was a fantastic experience for me. I was inspired by someone I know who had been there and took some wonderful images. Kolmanskop is an abandoned diamond mining town in […]

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The Beauty of the Irrational

We always feel like we’ve got to be rational about things instead of just actually doing it for pure enjoyment From South African independent film company The African Attachment comes this outstanding short film, The Beauty of the Irrational, which follows South Africa Ultra-Runner Ryan Sandes as he returns to Namibia’s Fish River Canyon to […]

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Steaming Namib

Steaming Namib

Steaming Namib, Namib Desert near Swakopmund, Namibia Photograph by Alex Friedrich    This photo taken on a flight in 2006 shows the mist over the Namib Deser near Swakopmund. The Namib is a very “empty” desert regarding plant life, but near the South Atlantic Coast there can be very heavy morning mist as in this photo.    

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Namib Sunrise

Namib Sunrise

Sunrise, Dune 45, Sossusvlei, Namib Desert, Namib-Naukluft National Park, Namibia Photograph by Dietmar Temps   

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A Journey to the Edge of the World

A Journey to the Edge of the World

So I’ve lived, breathed, and loved Africa for many, many years. I’ve driven from Nairobi to Johannesburg taking a very wiggly line and my time. I had a cottage on the banks of the Zambezi with elephant and hippo as regular garden guests and I’ve ridden on horseback alongside buffalo and zebra. When I lived […]