Matriarch 1

Something drew me to the riverbed of the Chobe River. I had not been very successful in getting the perfect shot as it had rained for weeks in the area before we arrived, and much of the land was impassable or flooded. The fresh clean smell of air filled my lungs, but there was a different feeling this morning. I had waited here for hours when suddenly a family of elephants approached the scene. I could feel my pulse beating fast when the matriarch positioned herself between her family and us. There was no way for us to move

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I waited impatiently while the herd drank at the river’s edge. It seemed to take forever – then finally, the matriarch rejoined the group. When they turned around to walk away, I saw a picture happening. I had Mother Nature on my side. The colour in the clouds and the tree on the right just set the scene. It made my day.

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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