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Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Leopards of the Sabi Sand Game Reserve

I was very privilege to guide for 6 and a half years at one of the greatest wildlife sanctuaries in Africa, the Sabi Sand Game Reserve. I was really fortunate to experience and photograph some of the most incredible leopard behavior on daily basis. Below is a small example of some leopard images taken in my time there, Enjoy!! (remember as always click on the image for a larger view).

Thirsty Leopard Canon EOS 40D;Lens Canon 400 f2.8 IS USM; Aperture f7.1; ISO 400; Shutter Speed 1/400th sec

3 Month Old Cub Canon EOS 40D, Lens Canon 100 – 400 f4.5 – f5.6 IS USM; Aperture f.8; ISO 400; Shutter Speed 1/250th sec

Inquisitive Female Camera Canon EOS 40D; Lens Canon 70 – 200 f2.8 IS USM, Aperture f/7.1; ISO 400; Shutter Speed 1.400th sec

African Sunset Camera Canon EOS 30D; Lens Canon 100 – 400 IS USM f4.5 – f5.6; Aperture f7.1; ISO: 1600; Shutter Speed: 1/40 sec

Classic Leopard Canon EOS 30D; Lens Canon 100 -400 f4.5/f5.6; Aperture f5.6; ISO 320; Shutter Speed 1/125th sec

Aggression Camera Canon EOS 7D; Lens Canon 70 – 200 f2.8 IS USM; Aperture f/3.5; ISO 400; Shutter Speed 1/2500th sec

Yawning Beauty; Camera Canon EOS 7D; Lens Canon 70 -200 f2.8 IS USM; Aperture f2.8; ISO 400; Shutter Speed 1/640th sec

Alert Camera Canon EOS 7D; Lens Canon 70 -200 f2.8 IS USM; Aperture f4; ISO 640; Shutter Speed 1/160th sec

Golden Light Leopard Camera Canon EOS 40D; Lens Canon 24 -105 f.4 IS USM; Aperture f4; ISO 400; Shutter Speed 1/1000th sec

Leopard Motion Camera Canon EOS 7D; Lens Canon 70 - 200 f2.8 IS USM; Aperture f13; ISO 400; Shutter Speed 1/15th sec

Chilling Camera Canon EOS 7D; Lens Canon 70 - 200 f2.8 IS USM; Aperture f13; ISO 400; Shutter Speed 1/15th sec

Portrait of a Feline Camera Canon EOS 40D; Lens Canon 400 f2.8 IS USM; Aperture f2.8; ISO 400; Shutter Speed 1/250th sec

A Leopard's Tail Camera Canon EOS 40D; Lens Canon 400 f2.8 IS USM; Aperture f2.8; ISO 400; Shutter Speed 1/800th sec

Eye to Eye Camera Canon EOS 30D; Lens Canon 100 - 400 f4.5 -F5.6 IS USM; Aperture f7.1; ISO 400; Shutter Speed 1/500th sec

A Predator's Teeth Camera Canon EOS 40D; Lens Canon 400 f2.8 IS USM; Aperture f5.6; ISO 400; Shutter Speed 1/160th sec

2 comments:

Sean William Messham said...

I truly enjoy your photography. It keeps me very inspired to where I want to be in the near future. Awesome work.Sean Messham

Food, Fun and Life in the Charente said...

My very favourite animal. Thanks for these stunning photos Diane