African Wildlife Fine Art Photography
Oryx Gemsbok, African wildlife fine art photography of an Oryx Gemsbok standing in the vastness of Africa’s landscape. In Namibia, you meet nearly on every corner wild animals while driving on the “wrong” side. On my journey through Namibia, I encountered Oryx, as well as many more different species of animals, which have crossed my path on my route. The Oryx is the largest antelope species in Africa. However, the fine art photograph below you will find in my African Wildlife Portfolio.
African Wildlife Fine Art Photography Of An Oryx Antelope
Creating African wildlife fine art photography is more than a photograph on a camera memory card. The final photograph reflects my vision, emotions, and perceptions, which transforms a photograph into a fine art photograph! Please see also my African lion black white fine art photo or the Epupa falls landscape photography in my blog.
African wildlife fine art photography of an Oryx. Camera settings: f/18 1/400sec ISO: 200 Canon MK IV, Lens: 70-200mm L IS II
About The African Oryx Antelope
There are four species of Oryx. The Arabian Peninsula Oryx, the other three Oryx, is native to the arid parts of Africa. Their horns are remarkable, very long, and nearly straight. They do have black markings on their face, belly, and legs. Usually, they live in herds and prefer desert conditions, like savannahs, grassland, or dunes.
Indeed, they can go without water for a very long time. On my journey through Namibia, I have seen Oryx in various locations. On rocky deserts, red dunes of the Namib Naukluft Park, as well as beside the gravel road in the grassland. It was a scorching day. The air was boiling, most wildlife I have seen besides the way was in the shade of trees or big boulders. They were here and there in the vastness of the Namibian landscape. When I have seen a few Oryx on the road, I just turned off the engine of my jeep. I was rolling slowly towards the animals. Well, they have been standing in the way!
Since The Oryx Kept An Eye On Me
They slowly moved into the grassland, always keeping an eye on my jeep. When I stopped rolling, getting the window down in the hope that the animals start not to run away. Slowly I was taking my camera out of the bag, trying not to make hectic moves since they observed me. They have been very skittish, always looking. When I made a fast move, they were running away. This single Oryx was rather curious about my jeep and me. He was still looking back straight into my camera to see what I do. I was standing there for quite a while. Surprisingly two more Oryx came over to have a peek of what is going on.
It was quite funny when all 3 Oryx have been standing in a row looking at me – moving a bit around but their eyes always on me. When I was finished taking photographs, I turned on the engine of the jeep. Simultaneously the Oryx took off right away.
Early morning this beautiful Oryx gazella was crossing the Etosha salt pan.
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More of wildlife excellent art photographs you can discover in my blog posts; African Elephant Giant Teeth, Landscape Long Exposure, or in the category Fine Art Photography photography.