Etosha Rhino

It was a rare opportunity to see a rhino approaching our vehicle and as it turned out he was trying to cross the roadway to the other side of field. It did provide excellent photo opportunities in relative close range. What a treat to see […]


Etosha Zebras

We spent the last three days of Namibia tour at Etosha National Park. We saw a lot of zebras, elephants, giraffes, springboks and other wildlife such as lion, cheetah, oryx, rhino, wildebeest, etc. Despite a large number of zebras in the field, I found it was […]


Himba Women in Namibia

While staying at Damaraland, the tour arranged a special visit to a Himba village and provided a great opportunity to photograph the Himba women and children. Himba women adorn their skin and hair with deep red ochre powder mixed with fat both for protection against insects […]


Herero Woman Costume

On the way to Damaraland from Swakopmund, we stopped by a roadside market operated by Herero women who wore very distinctive long, flowing Victorian gowns and headdresses. Multiple layers of petticoats made from very long colorful fabric give a voluminous look. It is their traditional […]


Desert Elephants In Damaraland, Namibia

We took an afternoon safari ride from our Damaraland base camp in search of the desert elephants in the nearby rugged dry creek and the surrounding hills.  Our experienced guide looked for the different signs of elephants trail while driving through the rugged terrain and after almost an […]

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Tour of Namibia – Swakopmund Area

Swakopmund looks like an old German town nestled between Atlantic Ocean and the desert of Namib-Naukluft Nation Park. It is considered as the top outdoor resort town with many European tourists, especial Germans. There are many outdoor activities to do from the ocean to desert. It […]


White Orchid

Shooting white flower is always a challenge for me and the key seems to be always the setting of exposure compensation (EV) under different lighting conditions. I tried on our home grown white orchids yesterday. EV of +1.0 seemed to work okay indoor.     […]


Delaplaine National Juried Show

I recently submitted three entries to the Delaplaine National Juried Show and was happy to learn that all three photographs have been selected for the Show. There are a total of some 60 pieces of art work, paintings and photographs to be displayed in the show […]


Great Falls of Potomac River, Virginia

I took my Nikon Coolpix P900 camera out to the Great Falls this morning.  This camera considered as a high-end Point and Shoot by some people, has an amazing 28-2000 mm range of focus length (35mm film camera equivalent). Instead of lugging a heavy telephoto zoom lens […]