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Wednesday, 19 November 2014

PHOTOGRAPHIC ENCOUNTERS
IN RWANDA – THE VERY HEART OF AFRICA

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Images by
KARIM SAHAI
21 November, 2014
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The Siverback named ‘Guhonda’, the largest gorilla in Volcanoes National Park and patriarch of the ‘Sabinyo’ group of which all the gorillas pictured here are a part. ©Karim Sahai

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A baby mountain gorilla feeds on a fern, Volcanoes National Park. ©Karim Sahai

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A female mountain gorilla walks between bamboo thickets, Volcanoes National Park. ©Karim Sahai

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Female mountain gorilla in a tree, Volcanoes National Park. ©Karim Sahai

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Vervet monkey. ©Karim Sahai

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Cinnamon-chested bee-eaters. ©Karim Sahai

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Black and white colobus monkeys in the forests of Nyungwe National Park. ©Karim Sahai

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A marabou stork feeds in the waters of Akagera National Park. ©Karim Sahai

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A sight not normally associated with the lush hillsides of Rwanda – zebras in Akagera National Park. ©Karim Sahai

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Road to Lake Kivu and the Virunga volcanoes in the background. ©Karim Sahai

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Woman in a rice plantation. ©Karim Sahai

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Rwandan family. ©Karim Sahai

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A young boy runs to catch up with his family. ©Karim Sahai

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A young woman flashes a smile at the camera. ©Karim Sahai

Further reading:

Nyungwe National Park

Rwanda – into the heart of Africa

 

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Inspired by the elegance of the natural world, Norway based photographer KARIM SAHAI strives to recreate the moments that nature produces so effortlessly. Sahai’s work has been showcased in photography exhibitions around the world. Alongside his photography, his digital visual effects creations have featured in numerous high profile motion pictures such as The Lord of the Rings, Avatar and The Hobbit. Travelling from the forests of Rwanda to the High Arctic islands of Svalbard, Sahai’s latest project is a collection of photos that tell a story about the world as few will ever see it. When not in the field, Sahai is teaching master classes and leading photo adventures with Full Life Photo Adventures — his travel company that invites travellers to experience some of the Earth’s most fleeting and rare phenomena through a camera lens. Discover more about his excursions to Rwanda, Svalbard and Oceania on his website: https://www.karimsahai.com/

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