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The Great Migration
Image copyright Oriol Alamany

 

These Gnus or Blue Wildebeests crossing the Mara River in their migration to the Serengeti plains were one of the highlights of my trip to Kenya. I saw five different crossings, most of them at midday, and only this one had this beautiful afternoon light below a sky full of dark storm clouds. I was waiting in a car for some time until the crossing began. Then the major problem with so much activity was finding a good framing in the chaos. I got several "buffer full" warnings in my camera. Canon EOS 1Ds MarkII, EF 500mm f/4.5L, 1/1300s @ f/5, ISO 250, taken from a car with a Beanbag, full frame.

About the Photographer

As My training was in Biology and Graphic Design, but after a few years, I switched to professional photography. In Spain I am most known as a nature and travel photographer whose images are published in many magazines and books. My website is www.alamany.com.