I have been predominately unsatisfied with my Rhino photographs of the past, as I have struggled to achieve clean backgrounds with lots of sky which I find so important in my approach. This often makes White Rhino superior subjects as they are grazers as oppose to browsers. You don’t often find Black Rhino out in the open.

When I found these two White Rhino at the top of a hill in Borana, I knew I had the chance at something as I waited for the right composition to present itself. This is the only photograph in the sequence where the Rhino’s backs actually cross and where they were at the same distance from me, allowing them both to be in sharp focus. All the other photographs do not work, as a gap between the backs leads our eye into the distance, ruining the composition.

This image is a reminder about how important it is to be patient in wildlife photography, and to spend as much time with your subjects as possible.

Unframed Sizes:
Small -18"x27.78"             Edition of 15. (Archival Pigment Print)
Medium - 28"x43.23"        Edition of 8. (Archival Pigment Print)
Classic - 38"x58.67"          Edition of 6. (Silver Gelatin Print)
Large  - 48"x74.11"           Edition of 6. (Silver Gelatin Print)
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