March 5, 2018No Comments

Seals make this beach ‘the smelliest place on Earth’

In a recent trip to Namibia, photographer Gordon Donovan visited Cape Cross in the Skeleton Coast, the home of the largest colonies of Cape fur seals in the world. It is nicknamed “the Smelliest Place on Earth.” After checking in with Namibian park officials and paying the minimum fee, he drove to the coastal headland.

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February 4, 2018No Comments

A photographic tour of Namibia in black and white

Over two weeks, photographer Gordon Donovan traveled across nearly 4,000 kilometers of deserts, grasslands and mountains throughout Namibia … alone.

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November 13, 2016No Comments

Monument Valley

Monument Valley, a red-sand desert region on the Arizona-Utah border, is known for the towering sandstone buttes of Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park. The park, frequently a filming location for Western movies, is accessed by the looping, 17-mile Valley Drive. The famous, steeply sloped Mittens buttes can be viewed from the road or from overlooks like John Ford’s Point.
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October 15, 2014No Comments

Photo Equipment

Camera Gear

Canon EOS-1D X

Canon EOS 1D Mark IV

Canon 400mm 2.8L IS II USM

Canon 70-200mm f/2.8 ISM

Canon 100mm f/2.8 IS

Canon 100-400mm f/4.5

Canon 70-300mm f/4.5

Canon 24-105mm f/4.5

Canon Speedlite 580EX II Flash

Canon EF2XII Extender

Gitzo Tripod GT3541

Wimberly Tripod Head

Manfrotto Monopod-679B

MacBook Pro Retina Display

Apple Thunderbolt Display

August 15, 2014No Comments

Havasu Waterfalls

Havasu Falls and Havasu Creek get their blue color from the magnesium in the water. As the pools deepen and the calcium carbonate is slowly released from the water, the bluer the water appears as the relative magnesium content increases.

Havasu Falls and Havasu Creek get their blue color from the magnesium in the water. As the pools deepen and the calcium carbonate is slowly released from the water, the bluer the water appears as the relative magnesium content increases.

Havasu Falls is known throughout the world and has appeared in numerous magazines and television shows, and is often included in calendars that feature incredible waterfalls or beautiful scenery. Visitors from all over the world make the trip to Havasupai primarily for Havasu Falls. Read more

February 21, 2013No Comments

Okonjima Game Reserve: Day 2

Day two of Gordon Donovan's journey to the Okonjima Game Reserve. My final drive at the Okonjima Game Reserve and day in Namibia. Then begins the journey home that will take 29 hours altogether.
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February 17, 2013No Comments

Okonjima Game Reserve: Day 1

The final days of Gordon Donovan’s journey back to Namibia. Leaving Etosha I headed towards the Okonjima Game Reserve, home of the Africat Foundation. Hopefully I would be able hold and feed a baby cheetah.
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February 13, 2013No Comments

Namutoni: Day 9 at Etosha National Park

Day nine of Gordon Donovan's journey back to Namibia's Etosha National Park. It's time to start heading back towards civilization even though I don't want to leave. Read more

February 11, 2013No Comments

Namutoni: Day 8 at Etosha National Park

Day eight of Gordon Donovan's journey back to Namibia's Etosha National Park. My first full day out of the Namutoni Camp. Lets see if my fortunes continue.

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