There is something fascinating about photographing a rhinoceros. I set off in the early hours of the morning, driven by a desire that’s similar to finding a treasure. When we came down into the valley and discovered this beautiful rhino with it’s long horn and it’s two calves, I was totally stunned. The scene felt unreal, and very precious; it felt beautiful and delicate, but also strong and majestic.Read more Read less
Especially because this species has become so endangered and threatened through poaching, I feel personally obliged to show the world the beauty of this pre-historic animal. The rhino is part of our heritage and, if it becomes extinct, it will be like taking away our pride. We must not allow this to happen. I hope I am able to preserve this composition as I felt it on that sacred morning.
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):