Leopard vs. African Rock Python… at night!

Shaun Walton Photography - Leopard and Python

It is a challenge to find a leopard in the wild and even more of a challenge to witness one make a kill. I was fortunate to witness both at once and what unfolded turned out to be one of the most interesting nature sightings I have ever seen. From a photography standpoint it was [...]

The African Fish Eagle – The Voice of Africa

Shaun Walton - Fish Eagle

African Fish Eagle The Fish Eagle is one of those birds that for me has the ability to quickly arouse memories of the amazing family holidays we used to take to game reserves in South Africa during my childhood. The bags were strapped to the roof racks on top of our little Toyota Corolla car, [...]

Rhino Portrait

Shaun Walton White Rhino Portrait

The square-lipped or white rhinoceros has always been a favorite photographic subject of mine. Their skin is rough and has great texture texture which can make for beautiful black and white images. Despite weighing anything between 3500 and 5000 pounds they are typically quite placid and if familiar with the presence of a landrover or [...]

The Mlowathi Males

Male lions

The Mlowathi males as they were known on the Mala Mala game reserve property in South Africa are legendary. They originally came from a coalition of 6 and split from their brothers to move east and establish their own territory. During their reign they are believed to have killed somewhere between 40 and 60 other [...]


Four Male Cheetah

With their beautiful coat patterns and elegant facial markings cheetah are excellant subjects for black and white wildlife photography.