The heat and the dryness of the Etosha Plains were gnawing on me. This on top of a day of concentrated driving and observing that was tiring beyond words.
Totally lost in thoughts, driving back to my base camp “Namutoni” It was a German police post and later to hold English prisoners during World War I. Suddenly there were giraffes, I stopped and carefully reversed.
This sight was beyond words, the low grassland, the palm trees in the distance, a setting sun brightening up the giraffe’s patterns from behind. The two giraffes stood closely together, then one of them bended her neck towards the sky, going into a long stretch and showing her full profile.

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My tiredness was forgotten; when I forced myself to focus through the little camera viewer one more time in order to capture this incredible moment.
When reaching the camp and the park gates closed behind me, I felt so special and thought to myself, “Every day nature composes beautiful scenes and I feel privileged to be out here and capture these magical moments to become memories of a lifetime.”

This image of the PRIDE OF AFRICA Collection (African Wildlife) is available to purchase as a limited edition print in 5 different sizes.
The edition size is 101 prints per image plus Artist Proofs of which each size has a certain amount of prints allocated to it. All artworks are personally approved, individually numbered and signed by the artist, Klaus Tiedge. Each artwork is delivered with a Certificate of Authenticity.
We are using Giclee printing method on high quality archival fine art (Hahnemühle German Etching) paper.

For this image the following sizes are available (including white border):

  •   64 x   36 cm – 24 x 14 inch
  •   96 x   54 cm – 37 x 21 inch
  • 128 x   73 cm – 50 x 28 inch
  • 149 x   85 cm – 58 x 33 inch
  • 214 x 108 cm – 84 x 42 inch
  • Edition  50
  • Edition  20
  • Edition  15
  • Edition  10
  • Edition  6
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