Photographing Wild Animals

Anette is an award-winning wildlife photographer. In these blogs, she shares with you her experience. You will find impressive articles with information, tips, and knowledge of photographing wild animals. Explore the blog post about rare and wild elusive animals.

Know Where To Go

Setting off on photographing wild animals requires knowing where to go and your subject. Moving out of the cities into natural surroundings offers unique opportunities. Whether you are in the desert, a rain forest, or on the coast. You can explore elusive wild animals.

Photographing Wild Animals – Be Patient

Photographing wildlife requires patience. Wild animals come and go as they choose. As such, you cannot get them to pose for you. So, prepare yourself for all. You need food, drinks, and medical supplies. Also, clothing that is suitable for any weather. You want very comfortable walking shoes. Finally, you need to have loads of patience to wait for that perfect photograph.

Learn About The Wildlife

Learning about elusive wild animals is surely an exciting part of wildlife photography. So, once you understand the habits of the animals, it is surely easier to know where to get the best photograph. As such, elephants may be found drinking at a river as evening falls. Alternatively, on hot sunny days, look for lions resting under trees and bushes.

Do Not Get Into Dangerous Situations

Undeniable wildlife is wild. Subsequently, remember that this is undoubtedly their territory and they will protect it. Above all, take tips from your guides and do not push yourself and others in danger.

In summary, we hope you enjoy Anette’s stories. They will surely teach you how to explore elusive wild animals. Also, how to create excellent wildlife photography.

Review Of Some Of The Most Famous African Animals

That rare and elusive black rhino stands in the endless savannah in grassland — endangered animal. (copyright Anette Mossbacher)

Of course for its sheer diversity and grandiosity of its wild animals above all else. They are one of the continent’s greatest assets – an attraction to tourists the world around and a delight to photographers and nature enthusiasts alike. Africa we know, is home to the most famous wildlife above all else. Here, we …

Sweet Memory African Rhino

That remarkable, elusive white rhinoceros with her calf are standing on a rim in the African bush. (copyright Anette Mossbacher)

Or – “Once Upon A Time’; there ‘were’ many African Rhinos roaming the continent! These wild animals were strolling in peace through the unending vastness of the African Landscape. A Rhino in Africa has nearly no real predators. Of course, sometimes, an African White Rhino calf fell victim to African lions or other big cats. There are the Black Rhinos, Diceros …

Lioness Stalking Wildlife Photographer

Lion photography, a lioness stalks through the grass in this color fine art wildlife photograph. (copyright Anette Mossbacher)

African lioness stalking me, that is not the first time, but the very first time that an African lion comes that close in a stalking mode with such a pungent look, which went through my whole body and bones. Wow! The story behind the lioness is stalking me from one of my trips. Arriving at a waterhole, …

Following Meerkat Family

A Meerkat sentry on the lookout to see any possible threats coming towards the community. (copyright Anette Mossbacher)

It always was my dream to capture Meerkat photographs. These small mammals belong to the mongoose family and are well-known. Everybody just adores them, as they behave just like us humans do. Every Meerkat family has young babies that are wrestling as our children do. When the nerves of the adults are at the end, …

International Photography Awards 2014

The morning light backlights the impressive polar bear at the edge of this rock. (copyright Anette Mossbacher)

furthermore, three Honorable Mentions as well. Indeed, I am pleased to announce that my black and white polar bear photograph “At The Edge” has won second place in the International photography awards contest. As well as two honorable mentions I have received. One in landscape photography and one more in the wildlife photography category. Indeed, …

Photo Journey Through The Arctic III

Colossal walruses are swimming in the Arctic sea, coming to our zodiac. Their heads are above the water. (copyright Anette Mossbacher)

Photo journey Arctic continues Part III… The last part of the photo journey Arctic I have written for a magazine. Arctic nature is fascinating in all aspects. The vastness of the landscape is not to describe. It was an unforgettable experience and one of the best trips I have ever made. Some wildlife photographers joined me …

Photo Journey Through The Arctic II

Walrus swim in the Arctic sea. Three animals with their heads above the water. (copyright Anette Mossbacher)

During breakfast, the boat went on its journey through the Arctic sea. Waves? Yes. Big? I don’t know, but we all left our gear on the floor and not on the bed, just in case it fell off the bed! During the journeys between the stops, I spent most of the time on deck; I …

Photo Journey Through The Arctic

A remarkable iceberg shows an abstract sculpture that has a Loch Ness shape. (copyright Anette Mossbacher)

A magazine has contacted me to write an article about my experiences on the photo journey through the Arctic in Svalbard, Norway. A photo journey through the Arctic, wow, this tour was fantastic. All photographers got great photographs of the animals and nature, what the Arctic has to offer. A photo journey through the Arctic. …

African Leopard Photography

African leopard, Panthera Pardus), African elephant, Loxodonta Africana, together waterhole. Leopard drinks water behind the elephant. The elephant is in the water up to its head. Etosha, Namibia (copyright Anette Mossbacher)

African Wildlife and Landscape Photography sometimes brings quite some surprises on a safari during the day or during the night! Especially African Predators Photography, like this African Leopard Photography. Not to forget the big mammals, the elephants, both together I have not seen very often! Actually, only 3-4 x, going to each other out of their way. This …

African Desert Elephants

An African wildlife images in color features an elephant that walks through a dry riverbed. (copyright Anette Mossbacher)

African Desert Elephants, like the name, say they live in the desert. Currently only found in Namibia and Mali. These elephants adapted very well to their habitat, the desert. On my trip through Namibia, traveling alone in a jeep with a roof tent, I came across a few times these beautiful magic African Desert Elephants. …