The Fight in South Africa


Apr 2, 2018

Lilian James-Gets


How the Photo was Taken

I used a Canon 400D (DSLR) to capture this image.
After taking it, I lightened the image slightly using the Windows Photos app.


Photo Location

The image was taken in the Kruger National Park, South Africa, on the evening of 5 September 2016. I chose this photo because I think it isn't something people see often in real life. The Wildebeest are fighting in the arid earth of a country suffering severe drought, and the dust plumes dramatically around them. It's scenes like these that make sad that so much of the world turns a blind eye to things like wildlife conservation, climate change and deforestation. If they could see how powerful, majestic and beautiful these creatures are, I'm sure they wouldn't choose to be so blind.


About the Author

Lilian James-Gets

I grew up barefoot on the coast of South Africa. At 14, I left the wild Cape and moved to rural England, where I now live. I study Photography, Politics and Creative Writing at college and am passionate about wildlife and all forms of art.



We Said Go Travel Photo Award

Thank you for viewing and reading. Learn more about the Travel Photo Award and tell your story.

We hope you enjoyed this entry in the We Said Go Travel Photo Award. We hope you will share this photo on social media and please leave a comment below about what you think! Use this link to see all of the entries in the Travel Photo Award. Join our newsletter to know when the next award will open.

 

Comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

We Said Go Travel

We Said Go Travel