Sony a6400 – Stuck in Customs

Baby and Mommy Elephant

Daily Photo – Baby and Mommy Elephant

I think elephants must be my favorite land-based animal. I’m really looking forward to an AI that lets us talk to animals. Surely an AI can make something like that, you know? It can’t be too impossible… But as soon as that works, I’m gonna have to figure out how to do a zoom call to Africa or something because I have so many questions!

Baby and Mommy Elephant

Photo Information

  • Date Taken2019-09-17 20:58:25
  • CameraILCE-6400
  • Camera MakeSony
  • Exposure Time1/400
  • Aperture6.3
  • ISO250
  • Focal Length200.0 mm
  • FlashOff, Did not fire
  • Exposure ProgramManual
  • Exposure Bias

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Giraffes in the Wild

Daily Photo – Giraffes in the Wild

Most of the sunsets in Africa had this perfect yellow “Lion King” moment. On this particular day, we jumped out of the car (the guides really don’t like that much) – and I ran around a bit just to get this angle. Giraffes can move pretty fast! I wasn’t too worried about getting munched up by a lion or something… well, I was a little worried!

Giraffes in the Wild

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  • Date Taken2019-09-18 04:01:16
  • CameraILCE-6400
  • Camera MakeSony
  • Exposure Time1/1250
  • Aperture7.1
  • ISO800
  • Focal Length200.0 mm
  • FlashOff, Did not fire
  • Exposure ProgramManual
  • Exposure Bias

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Male Lion in the Wild

Daily Photo – Male Lion in the Wild

How cool are lions? These male lions are particularly cool looking, even though they spend most of the day doing almost nothing. I seriously think they nap about 20 hours a day, so I was lucky to see this guy. He was basically simply walking from one nap location to the next!

Male Lion in the Wild

Photo Information

  • Date Taken2019-07-17 19:28:42
  • CameraILCE-6400
  • Camera MakeSony
  • Exposure Time1/800
  • Aperture6.3
  • ISO250
  • Focal Length553.0 mm
  • FlashOff, Did not fire
  • Exposure ProgramManual
  • Exposure Bias

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Elephants Marching Across Zimbabwe

Daily Photo – Elephants Marching Across Zimbabwe

This photo is made from about four different photos. I couldn’t quite get the exact photo I wanted at the resolution I desired with a single shot, so I zoomed in to get a variety of shots to stitch together later. If you zoom in to the full resolution, you’ll be able to see all the cool detail on those amazing elephants.

Elephants Marching Across Zimbabwe

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  • Date Taken2019-07-24 20:52:33
  • CameraILCE-6400
  • Camera MakeSony
  • Exposure Time1/2000
  • Aperture5.6
  • ISO200
  • Focal Length200.0 mm
  • FlashOff, Did not fire
  • Exposure ProgramManual
  • Exposure Bias

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Intense Baboon

Virtual Barber Shop

My friend Rene sent this to me… close your eyes and use headphones! ๐Ÿ™‚

Daily Photo – Intense Baboon

These guys look pretty docile but you don’t want to get on their bad side. Some of you may know this already, but the more forward-facing the eyes are (like a wolf), the more of a predator they are. The more the eyes are on the side (like a horse), the more they are often prey. So this will give you a pretty good idea what side of the equation the baboon is on! ๐Ÿ™‚

Intense Baboon

Photo Information

  • Date Taken2019-09-21 17:20:05
  • CameraILCE-6400
  • Camera MakeSony
  • Exposure Time1/800
  • Aperture6.3
  • ISO400
  • Focal Length459.0 mm
  • FlashOff, Did not fire
  • Exposure ProgramAperture-priority AE
  • Exposure Bias

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Mom and Baby Elephant

Travel Photography Tutorial

If you haven’t gotten my New Tutorial, which is currently on sale, then you’re really missing out! Here’s a trailer for it:

Daily Photo – Mom and Baby Elephant

I don’t know if that’s a mom or dad. I’m just assuming it’s a mom because, if I were a baby, I’d feel like my mom is more likely to take care of me while dad is off rolling around in some mud pit with his friends. You can see some of this footage in the video above!

Mom and Baby Elephant

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  • Date Taken2020-07-08 14:04:13
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Unhorny White Rhino

Daily Photo – Unhorny White Rhino

It’s very rare to see white rhinos in the wild, so we were pretty lucky to see them in Zimbabwe. One thing I didn’t know is that the park rangers cut off all their horns so that they are not attractive targets to poachers. Kinda sad, eh? Seeing a rhino without his horn is like seeing a giraffe without his neck!

Unhorny White Rhino

Photo Information

  • Date Taken2019-07-26 21:11:58
  • CameraILCE-6400
  • Camera MakeSony
  • Exposure Time1/250
  • Aperture8
  • ISO500
  • Focal Length594.0 mm
  • FlashOff, Did not fire
  • Exposure ProgramManual
  • Exposure Bias

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Serious Male Lion

Daily Photo – Serious Male Lion

The whole time I was there in Botswana, I think I only saw male lions twice, so you can imagine how exciting that was. There was one surprising thing that made photography a little difficult in that these guys can be surrounded by a huge cloud of flies. So I had to spend about half an hour in Photoshop to get rid of all of them… they were just distracting and made the lion look dirty.

Serious Male Lion

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  • Date Taken2020-07-08 14:07:09
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Male Lion in the Wild

Duncan Trussell on Joe Rogan

I’m trying to turn more people on to this Duncan dude! ๐Ÿ™‚

Daily Photo – Male Lion in the Wild

On our second day in Botswana, we were lucky enough to see this mature male lion. The previous time I was in Africa, I didn’t see a male lion for over two weeks. I don’t know if that was just bad luck or what. The guides always say that luck is a huge factor, but it also depends on each game reserve. This one was a bit smaller and the guides already had a really good idea of where these males lounge about during the day.

Male Lion in the Wild

Photo Information

  • Date Taken2019-07-17 19:29:05
  • CameraILCE-6400
  • Camera MakeSony
  • Exposure Time1/800
  • Aperture6.3
  • ISO250
  • Focal Length266.0 mm
  • FlashOff, Did not fire
  • Exposure ProgramManual
  • Exposure Bias

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Angry Cat Lady

Daily Photo – Angry Cat Lady

Man, can you imagine what it would be like to be bitten by an angry lion like that? It’s probably best to stay on her good side. Most of these lions lounge around all day long and never really have many interesting expressions, but if you’re patient enough, you’ll see this once in a blue moon.

Angry Cat Lady

Photo Information

  • Date Taken2019-07-18 02:08:37
  • CameraILCE-6400
  • Camera MakeSony
  • Exposure Time1/250
  • Aperture6.3
  • ISO160
  • Focal Length463.0 mm
  • FlashOff, Did not fire
  • Exposure ProgramManual
  • Exposure Bias

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