Absolutely beautiful images from Botswana, the colours and patterns are breath taking. It’s so easy to forget how incredible nature can be. 7
‘Being above the ground at such low elevations, and having the ability to precisely maneuver, was like gliding over an enormous painting and being able to create brushstrokes at will. As soon as I saw the landscape from above I knew there was potential to create a special body of work.’
Elephants use their trunks for many purposes: smelling, drinking, trumpeting, drinking, grabbing things, and bathing - including dust baths. They bathe with water first by sucking water into their trunks and spraying it all over their bodies. They then often give themselves a dust bath by spraying their skin with a protective coat of dust that dries and acts as a sunscreen.
For the record, those are all African elephants and that’s an African acacia tree in the background of the last photo.