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Dana Allen
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Attended Arizona State University
Lives in Zimbabwe
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Next generation…

After the hunting of some of the big lions near Hwange, this amazing young male lion (Panthera leo) looks set to start his own pride in the area. Let’s hope he has a better fate.

Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe.

Nikon D5. Nikon 200-400mm.
ISO 800. 1/2000 sec. @ f4
Sony Media. 

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You…

This little Western Lowland Gorilla (Gorilla gorilla gorilla) looks to the only hope that can provide safety for him in an ever shrinking habitat… you.

Reserve Naturelle De Gorilles De Lesio-Louna, Republic of the Congo.

Nikon D4s. Nikon 28-300mm.
ISO 800. 1/750 sec. @ f5.6.
Lexar Media. 

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You Lookin’ at Me?

A young male Lion (Panthera leo) strides across the Serengeti plain to an intensely interested audience of many.

Serengeti National Park, Tanzania.

with Sametu Camp.

Nikon D4s. Nikon 200-400mm.
ISO 200. 1/3000 sec. @ f5.6.
Lexar Media. 

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Hope for the Future…

With proper protection, this little White Rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum) will live a long life.

Limpopo Province, South Africa.

Nikon D4s. Nikon 200-500mm.
ISO 400. 1/3000 sec. @ f5.6.
Lexar Media. 

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It’s In the Wind…

An alert lioness (Panthera leo) scents the breeze while her young cub looks on.

Ruckomechi River, Mana Pools, Zimbabwe.

With Ruckomechi Camp.

Nikon D5. Nikon 200-400mm.
ISO 800. 1/500 sec. @ f4.
Sony Media. 

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Frozen Worlds…

A Polar Bear (Ursus maritimas) proclaims his dominance above the frozen world around him.

Somewhere above the Arctic Circle.

With Journeys Unforgettable Photographic Safaris.

Nikon D4. Nikon 15mm.
ISO 400. 1/350 sec. @ f8.
Lexar Media. 

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No Sweat?

I doubt it…Temperatures in the North look like they are headed for the hottest on record yet again. Polar Bear (Ursus maritimus) on melting ice.

Somewhere above the Arctic Circle, near Svalbard, Norway.

Nikon D4s. Nikon 00o-400mm.
ISO 800. 1/1000 sec. @ f6.7
Lexar Media. 

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Hold On…

A pair of Redbilled Oxpeckers (Buphagus erythrorhynchus) hang on tight as their ride moves deeper into the bush.

Okavango Delta, Botswana.

with Gomoti Camp and Wilderness Safaris.

Nikon D4s. Nikon 200-500mm.
ISO 400. 1/1500 sec. @ f5.6.
Lexar Media. 

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Desert Ballet…

A performance frozen in time, as the petrified Camelthorn Trees (Vachellia erioloba) seem to take on the shape of figurines cast in graceful positions.

Dead Vlei, Namib-Naukluft National Park, Namibia.

Nikon D4. Nikon 28-300mm.
ISO 200. 1/180 sec. @ f11.
Lexar Media. 

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Touchdown…

Another precise landing for the Goliath Heron (Ardea goliath), world’s largest heron.

Mana Pools, Zimbabwe.

Nikon D5. Nikon 200-400mm.
ISO 800. 1/6000 sec. @ f5.6.
Lexar Media. 

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Leopards of Luangwa…

The Luangwa River valley is perhaps one of the finest places for sightings of the vulnerable African Leopard (Panthera pardus).

South Luangwa, Zambia.

With Chamalandu Camp.

Nikon D5. Nikon 200-400mm.
ISO 400. 1/500 sec. @ f6.7.
Sony Media. 

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Runnin’ with the Pack…

A pack of endangered Wild Dogs (Lycaon pictus) make haste as they cross the Kapamba River in search of an annual den site.

Somewhere along the Kapamba River, South Luangwa, Zambia.

With The Bushcamp Co.

Nikon D5. Nikon 200-500mm.
ISO 800. 1/3000 sec. @ f6.7.
Sony Media. 

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Professional Wildlife and Adventure Photographer, Publisher and Educator
Employment
  • Wildlife and Adventure Photographer
    present
  • PhotoSafari (Pvt) Ltd.
    Managing Director, 2012
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Education
  • Arizona State University
    Master of Fine Arts, Photography, 1980 - 1984
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