Category Archives: Africa

African Village church. A question of priorities!

Some choose to build a church. We chose to deliver water and support education. Continue reading

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Steve Morvell & Stephen Powell Wildlife – Artist Photographers Guided African Safari. 2012

Just a sample of my travel images & video from 2010 to temp you to join Steve Morvell & Stephen Powell Wildlife Artist Photographers on our Artist – Photographer Guided African Safari. 2012 Continue reading

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Steve Morvell & Stephen Powell Artist Guided African Safari

Lake Victoria – Serengeti – Ngorongoro – Tarangire – Masai villages 14 days ex Nairobi October 2012. Cost is still to be decided. A fourteen day exploration from Lake Victoria – the largest lake in the world, through the Serengeti and Ngorongoro ecosystem, … Continue reading

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PHOTOGRAPHY FOCUS With Stephen Powell Thursday 10th March 2011 at 2.30pm Ferntree Gully Library 1010 Burwood Hwy Ferntree Gully Ph: 9294 8140   Stephen Powell is an Australian wildlife artist, photographer and tutor. He has traveled through Australia & … Continue reading

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WildArt @ Old Post Office Seymour

‘Makalali Yellow-billed Hornbill’ Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill Oil Painting 365 X 505 mm. Reference gathered whilst participating in Siyafunda Volunteers on Makalali Game Reserve South I am participating in an exhibition starting this week end. Come along and have a chat … Continue reading

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An encounter with an Elephant

It is the end of the dry winter period. Huge thunderstorms are rearing up at the end of each day. Bathed in the light of the setting sun. Some just resulting in a spectacular lightening show but just a few … Continue reading

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Just some of the Birds

Morning and afternoon game drives around Kruger National Park. 5am – 9 or 10. 3pm till getting inside the gate by 6:30pm. This was a flexible arrangement as there were distractions that kept us out longer – such as herds of elephants surrounding the car, … Continue reading

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Wildlife Art Workshop and Kruger Adventure

Home from Wildlife Art Workshop in Makalali Reserve and 2 weeks in Kruger National Park. 15000 photographs and videos to sort through. So just a brief post!

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Ibi Iwacu Village:

The village was at a situated on the border of the Volcanoes National Park. I shared a kings hut, on the left with Regan. The magnificent woven interior, warmed by the central fire and beds to either side. We spent … Continue reading

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The Gorilla Visit – Sabyinyo Group:

We left the village for our audience with the gorillas. At the assembly point for the gorilla treks people from all over the world assembled for allocation of groups to visit. Ours was the small Sabyinyo group. 8 individuals with … Continue reading

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Village stay at Ibi Iwacu

  The whole village turned out for the dancing. Kids lined the fences and every laughed and clapped. The volume and technique of my two fingered whistle of appreciation grabbed every ones attention. They beamed every time I let loose … Continue reading

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Rwanda – Ruhengeri Village

Rwanda: My passion for Gorillas lead me to Africa. I read ‘In the Kingdom of Gorilla’s and how the gorillas survival lies in balance between the needs of people and wildlife in this country. I chose Rwanda because I wanted … Continue reading

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Jo burg to Rwanda:

Colleen & I leave our Botswanan tour companions behind and grab a flight Maun – Jo burg. My direct flight from Jo burg to Rwanda had been canceled by the airline whilst I was in South Africa. My travel agent … Continue reading

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More of Moremi.

  Just some random sightings. You spot one giraffe and others just magically appear. Heads pop up or your eyes just separate them from the undergrowth. Hippos with their gatherings of Oxpeckers display their full bulk when out of the … Continue reading

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19th June Moremi Game Reserve: Lion Pride

Sitting close to a pride of lions and with various size cubs clambering randomly over lionesses. Cubs feeding or attempting to as they moved amongst the prospective mums and aunties. Pleading cries and nuzzling prompting snarls and bared teeth. But … Continue reading

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