Aerial Botswana

whenever you read this, we will either be on a plane or in a rental car or dodging potholes or already in THE BUSH. yes! we are going to the Kruger Park for our (hopefully) annual trip. you can read my post & see all the photos from last year here. i will only be gone a week, but i have lots of posts scheduled for while i’m away – so please do keep checking in.

i have been waiting for a moment to share these exquisite aerial photos of the wildlife & landscapes in Botswana by Brooklyn based photographer Zack Seckler. i have looked at them time and time again, and actually have them rotating on my desktop as wallpaper right now. i love them SO much. not just because i absolutely love Africa – and feel so lucky to live here – but because they are obviously damn beautiful. i have never been to Botswana, even though it neighbours us. it is a trip i hope to make soon.

Within the first few minutes of being up there, I was just completely blown away. Being in that airspace, you’re really seeing the world from a perspective that only birds see. Obviously no human on the ground can see that, and the big jumbo jets up above don’t fly that low. So it’s kind of this hidden airspace to the human eye, and it just immediately struck me as a really powerful visual.

excerpt from this interview at Wired. all photos c/o Zack Seckler.
i suggest you go see all of them on his website, as they look better BIG.

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14 Responses to Aerial Botswana

  1. Andi Friday 28 March, 2014 at 3:39 pm #

    I just wish there had been some elephants! But anyway these are GORGEOUS!!!!

  2. Vicki Friday 28 March, 2014 at 3:48 pm #

    I would absolutely love to go on safari. I’ve been saving for a while to go traveling and these aerial shots are so inspiring.

  3. Katherine Friday 28 March, 2014 at 5:03 pm #

    Lovely. <3

  4. Cuero&Mør Friday 28 March, 2014 at 6:16 pm #

    What a place!! This is going to be in our to do list for traveling :)

    If you want to know something more about margarita´s origin we have an special film post in our blog! check it out!

    http://cueroandmorinspiration.com/viva-mexico-margarita/

  5. Heidi Friday 28 March, 2014 at 6:28 pm #

    These photos are stunning!!! I wish I could go to Africa one day…coz it is very far away from where I live :P

    waving from Hong Kong!
    xoxo

  6. Brittany Friday 28 March, 2014 at 8:51 pm #

    These are beautiful! How amazing would it be to see them in person, printed gigantic!

  7. samantha hahn Friday 28 March, 2014 at 9:33 pm #

    incredible photos.

  8. Cle-ann Friday 28 March, 2014 at 11:47 pm #

    absolutely and utterly stunning! thank you so much for feeding my eyes with such beauty! x

  9. Nana Saturday 29 March, 2014 at 7:05 pm #

    We have been at the Okavango Delta two years ago and there are somt picture on my blog ;) It was really fantastic there!

    http://traumphotographie.blogspot.de/search/label/Botswana

  10. angelasinmerkel Saturday 29 March, 2014 at 10:27 pm #

    Africa always beautiful from the air, unforgettable flight over Lake Nakuru in the movie Out of Africa

    http://angelasinmerkel.blogspot.com.es/2014/03/memorias-de-africa-kenia-out-of-africa.html

  11. shayla Sunday 30 March, 2014 at 5:49 pm #

    these photos are amazing! i was born in south africa and went to kruger park when i was really young :)

  12. amanda Sunday 30 March, 2014 at 8:55 pm #

    oh wow. wowowowowwwww. you share some really amazing stuff but this is like NEXT LEVEL. love it. new fave photographer.

  13. hanna Tuesday 1 April, 2014 at 9:23 pm #

    Love your blog! Greetings from a German graphic designer! Bon voyage! Hanna

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