Sunday Times – October 27, 2013 (October’s winning picture)

Just a quick post from the bush (Punda Maria in the Kruger National Park) because I’ve just received the wonderful news – another winning image in the Sunday Times’ GREEN LIFE PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE MONTH competition. This time for the month of October 2013. The link:

The image – taken from the specially designed photography boat of Lou Coetzer on the Chobe River near Kasane, Botswana in March 2013:

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Jacana dad with chick legs 3

Nikon D3s with Nikon 600mmf4 lens with 1.4 convertor = 850mm, ISO2000, f11, 1/3200 sec, exposure comp = -1.0, Aperture mode, WB – sun.


Until next time, keep on shooting!!!


  1. #1 by puppy1952 on November 4, 2013 - 7:15 pm

    Congratulations on a WOW photograph! Would love to just see Dad Jacana with his chicks let alone get the picture! Awesome!

  2. #2 by aj vosse on November 9, 2013 - 4:23 pm

    That’s some photo! Africa at it’s best!!

  3. #3 by whk139 on December 4, 2013 - 12:43 pm

    Thanks Puppy & AJ, appreciate you dropping by.

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