There’s nothing quite like the last touch of light painting stark silhouettes across the African sky. A giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) just seems to glide across the landscape before being swallowed in the fast gathering gloom.

Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe

Although Canadian by birth, I grew up in Africa and from an early age travel became a regular part of my life. As a result I developed an early passion for my two great loves, Africa and aviation. Being fortunate to return to Africa every year with our own safari company “Explorations Africa”, all of my photos of wildlife are taken in their natural and unstaged settings. Please visit us at

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  • carol brandt
    carol brandtalmost 3 years ago

    a vibrant georgeous sunset against those tall tree silhouettes and your giraffe … great shot dan

  • Thanks so much Carol!

    – Dan MacKenzie

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppalmost 3 years ago

    Very nice capture

  • Thank you Larry!

    – Dan MacKenzie

  • Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos
    Konstantinos A...almost 3 years ago

    24 April 2012 – 2 images per day

  • Elizabeth Kendall
    Elizabeth Kendallover 2 years ago

    4 June 2012.

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  • ienemien
    ienemienover 1 year ago

    You are in the Spotlight


    Your Hosts from **** INTERNATIONAL SHOWCASE ****

  • Jo Nijenhuis
    Jo Nijenhuisover 1 year ago

    Congratulations Dan,
    For being in the Spotlight & Featured Member in
    International Showcase!

    Enjoy, Jo ;)

  • Colleen2012
    Colleen20127 months ago

    Congrats on those well deserved awards Dan. Love this silhouette – so special!
    Love Colleen2012

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