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Re: Hyena's of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby lion queen » Fri May 02, 2014 7:34 am

Lovely morning pose!! :clap: :clap: :clap:

Rob keep faith, they show up on the most unexpected times!! :thumbs_up:
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Re: Hyena's of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby CliveK » Fri May 02, 2014 12:33 pm

Thanks all for your comments.

Rob....... I think it will be easier to just follow Jan van Wyk on his next trip!!!!!!! :roll:

Jan van Wyk.... I am beginning to believe that you take a "mobile studio" on your trips. How else can one get the perfect shots that you always produce????? :thumbs_up:
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Re: Hyena's of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby lion queen » Fri May 02, 2014 12:42 pm

Clive I think he sends out email invitations before he go and then the animals line up for a photo shoot!! :hmz: :whistle:
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Re: Hyena's of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby CliveK » Fri May 02, 2014 1:19 pm

Probably entices them with food too!! :hmz:

I am sure that if he submitted sightings of animal droppings, there would be a deluge of requests for the recipes!!!! :naughty:
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Re: Hyena's of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Robbert » Fri May 02, 2014 2:50 pm

Hi Clive, Lion Queen,

:lol: :lol: :lol:

I had a very good time reading all your tips and hints. Next time Jan will probably spot a whole new "species" stalking him, making notes :think: about the way he is creating his wonderful pictures.

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Re: Hyena's of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Fri May 02, 2014 6:52 pm

Thank you for the comments :thumbs_up:

eos5d...Don't be fool by all my images....we visit KTP many times and had our first sighting on our last trip on 5 different occasions. For many year we heard about them or just missed them and luckily we hit the jackpot on our last visit. 3 Brownies at Kousant one morning :dance: :dance:

Still believe the only reason was all the dead Elands laying all over the park. :hmz:

CliveK wrote:Jan van Wyk.... I am beginning to believe that you take a "mobile studio" on your trips. How else can one get the perfect shots that you always produce????? :thumbs_up:


Wish we had a mobile studio and hope we will be again at the right time and place :cam:

Still believe the good luck lady is lion queen :hmz:

Think I took about 200 images of the 3 Brownies at Kousant...... :dance: :dance:

Sweet water ....

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Re: Hyena's of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Robbert » Fri May 02, 2014 8:39 pm

Hi Jan,

Thank you for your explanation! Now I can sleep again tonight not being worried about all the missed opportunities. :thanx: :thanx:

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Re: Hyena's of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby hilda » Sat May 03, 2014 3:23 pm

I love their "Zebra" legs! And they have the most beautiful eyes and faces! :dance: :dance:
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Re: Hyena's of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Sun May 04, 2014 5:57 pm

Thank you for the comments... :dance: :dance:

Warm day.......time to take cover..

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Re: Hyena's of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Thu May 15, 2014 4:08 pm

Perfect pose..light and dream image...... :dance: :dance:

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Re: Hyena's of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby lion queen » Thu May 15, 2014 4:13 pm

Jan it's amazing how you can go for how many visits to the park and not see something and then BANG, next visit you see so many, you wonder whether you might have just not looked round enough the previous times!!

Love these perfect light photos!!

Remember to pack those suitcases and charge that batteries, I'm off end of the month for a quick visit and those who want to tag along need to have all gear ready!! :dance: :dance: :dance:
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Re: Hyena's of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby lion queen » Thu May 15, 2014 4:15 pm

Mata Mata waterhole visitor.............

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Re: Hyena's of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby CliveK » Thu May 15, 2014 4:28 pm

Beautiful dreamy pose Jan. Looks like he just came out of the "doggy parlour"!!!! He is perfectly groomed and photographed. Well shared :clap: :clap:

Lion Queen..... you certainly make us :mrgreen: with envy. Maybe Jan can lend you his "mobile studio and doggie parlour" to take with!!!!! :hmz:
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Re: Hyena's of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby CliveK » Thu May 15, 2014 4:57 pm

I came upon these five sleeping under a tree in the river bed (presumably after a kill). Due to the long lens, had to take them in three shots.....

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then caught this one when he went behind the tree for some privacy!!! Notice, besides anything else :naughty: , the large chunk of uneaten meat at his feet :roll:

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Re: Hyena's of the Kgalagadi

Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Thu May 15, 2014 5:11 pm

Thank you for the comments Clive and lion queen :dance: :dance:

Ha ha Clive :lol: ........think it is time to move to Upington to join her on her wonderful trips :hmz:

Great series images Clive and super image lion queen :clap: :clap:


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