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Sojourn back to the landscapes and wildlife of Namibia

Sojourn back to the landscapes and wildlife of Namibia

Behind the shots: Wildlife photography in Namibia


Catching unforgettable images of majestic animals on their home turf on the African continent is a challenge even for a veteran with endless patience and a great eye. Watch Yahoo News Photo Editor Gordon Donovan describe the ups and downs of his latest photographic adventure in Namibia, and listen to his candid stories explaining how he managed to snag his captivating shots.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Halali: Day 6 at Etosha National Park

Day six of Gordon Donovan’s journey back to Namibia’s Etosha National Park. I am not having much success at the Halali Camp. This was the best camp during dry season last October. Now it is wet season and it’s a total miss as far as finding predators.

Halali: Day 5 at Etosha National Park

Day five of Gordon Donovan’s journey back to Namibia’s Etosha National Park. I move on to the Halali Camp hoping better fortunes come my way. Have you seen Carl?

Okaukuejo: Day 4 at Etosha National Park

Day four of Gordon Donovan’s journey back to Namibia’s Etosha National Park. Today I must find the lion pride of Okondeko or the nomads at Olifantsbad near the Okaukeujo Camp.