Silhouettes of the
Kruger National Park

Silhouette of Giraffe crossing the Olifants River at Sunset in the Kruger National ParkSilhouette of Giraffe crossing the Olifants River at Sunset
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Here is a gallery of some of the silhouette images that we, the authors of the Photographer's Guide to the Greater Kruger National Park, have captured on our many visits to the world-famous Kruger National Park. 

Silhouette image of Baobab tree taken near Punda Maria in the Kruger National ParkSilhouette image of Baobab tree taken near Punda Maria
Leopard Silhouette at Sonop waterhole near Satara in the Kruger National ParkLeopard Silhouette at Sonop waterhole near Satara
Dragonfly silhouette at Letaba Camp in the Kruger National ParkDragonfly silhouette image taken in Letaba Camp

Golden-light is what many wildlife photographers are looking for, as the early morning or late afternoon front-light makes any subject look good.

What do you do, however, when the sun is behind your subject and you cannot get around to the other side? Well, you try and shoot a silhouette of course! Combined with the right subject and background, silhouette images can be really impressive. 

If you struggle to find and capture good nature and wildlife silhouettes on your safaris then this eBook is for you!

We have been visiting the Kruger Park for more than twenty years and capturing eye-catching silhouettes can be challenging! In this eBook we provide all our tips and techniques on how to best capture striking silhouettes of trees, mammals, birds and even insects.

Should you wish to get the eBook, click on the book cover above, then click 'Add to Cart' where you'll see a button called 'Add Promo Code'. Click on it then add the word K2K and the 30% discount will be automatically applied. This code is valid until the end of the month, so don't delay!

"Planning a Kruger trip? A new guide by pro photographers holds the key to good pictures. 

Learn from the folks who spent 517 days in the park and make your photos sing!" 

- Romi Boom, Editor of Wildcard Magazine, South Africa

Silhouette of Umbrella Thorn tree on the S39 Timbavati road in the Kruger National ParkSilhouette of Umbrella Thorn tree on the S39 Timbavati road
Silhouette of Giraffe feeding in the Kruger National ParkSilhouette of Giraffe feeding
Eagle silhouette taken at Sunrise in the Kruger National ParkEagle silhouette taken at Sunrise
Silhouette of Zebra and Oxpecker at Red Rock waterhole near Bateleur Bush Camp in the Kruger National ParkSilhouette of Zebra and Oxpecker at Red Rock waterhole near Bateleur Bush Camp
Buffalo silhouette taken at Luvuvhu Bridge in the Kruger National ParkBuffalo silhouette taken at Luvuvhu Bridge

The majority of these silhouette photographs were captured on self-drive safaris, on normal tourist roads, when we were on our vacations, which are anything from a few days over a long weekend, to annual holidays of 14-17 days duration. We also captured some of the images from inside the camps and lodges. 

Should you wish to get the eBook, click on the book cover above, then click 'Add to Cart' where you'll see a button called 'Add Promo Code' - click on it then add the word K2K and the 30% discount will be automatically applied. This code is valid until the end of the month, so don't delay!

"...the majority of images are really impressive, each chosen for a practical reason, sometimes annotated to stress a point.

The authors clearly know what they are doing. For decades they have mapped their sightings, and in explaining how they achieved their images, they’re sharing invaluable tips on understanding wildlife behavior, reading the signs and getting yourself in the best position for the shot. 
There is a phenomenal wealth of information here; real substance."

- Craig Rix, Editor,Travel Africa Magazine, UK

Silhouette of Baboon on Selati Bridge in Skukuza in the Kruger National ParkSilhouette of Baboon on Selati Bridge in Skukuza
Klipspringer silhouette taken at sunset in Boulders Bush Lodge in the Kruger National ParkKlipspringer silhouette taken at sunset in Boulders Bush Lodge
Zebra silhouette taken at sunrise at Red Rocks in the Kruger National ParkZebra silhouette taken at sunrise at Red Rocks near Bateleur Bush Camp
Silhouette of Hippo in Letaba River image taken from the Letaba Bridge in the Kruger National ParkSilhouette of Hippo in Letaba River image taken from Letaba Bridge
Baobab Silhouette taken on Baobab Hill on the H1-8 near Pafuri in the Kruger National ParkBaobab Silhouette taken on Baobab Hill near Pafuri
Silhouette of Zebra standing in the road at Sunrise in the Kruger National ParkSemi-silhouette of Zebra standing in the road at Sunrise. Sometimes you don't want a black silhouette but you also don't want a white, blown-out sky, so here you get a bit of detail in the subject plus nice color in the sky. We usually spot meter off the background to get a silhouette but here we used dynamic range to evenly expose for the whole image as the contrast wasn't that great between the subject and background.

Should you wish to get the eBook, click on the above book cover, then click 'Add to Cart' where you'll see a button called 'Add Promo Code'. Click on it then add the word K2K and the 30% discount will be automatically applied. This code is valid until the end of the month, so don't delay!

"This is an indispensable guide to getting the best out of Kruger, camera in hand or not!”

Caroline Webb, Associate Editor, Getaway Magazine, South Africa

Flying Ground Hornbill Silhouette taken on a self-drive in the Kruger National ParkFlying Ground Hornbill Silhouette taken on a self-drive
Sunrise Silhouette of Snorting hippo at Lake Panic Hide in the Kruger National ParkSunrise Silhouette of Snorting hippo at Lake Panic Hide

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"It's 768 pages of the most amazing information. It consists of, well, everything really. Photography info...area info...hidden roads..special places....what they have seen almost road by road. Where to stay just outside the Park...camp information. It takes quite a lot to impress me but I really feel that this book, which was 7 years in the making, is exceptional."            - Janey Coetzee, founder of CAROK (Camps and Roads of Kruger)  South Africa

"Having a passion for the region itself and having to know about all dynamics, water holes and ideal roads for a period of 6 years - I wish I had this guide on my first trip already!" - Morkel Erasmus, Secunda, South Africa

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"As a photographer and someone who has visited and taken photographs in the Pilanesberg National Park, I can safely say that with the knowledge gained from this eBook, your experiences and photographs will be much more memorable." - Alastair Stewart, BC, Canada

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