Consumed by the Desert
Solitaire is an amazing town on the edge of the Namib desert.
Meerkat emerging from his den
Most recognisable of the smaller mammals, Found across the Kalahari and Namib regions of Southern Africa
Taken at Sossusvlei Desert Lodge, Namibia.
The Dry clay pan of Dead Vlei
One of the most photographed places in Earth and instantly recognisable. Deadlvei in Soussosvlei, Namibia
The contrasting colours at deadvlei make for amazing photography, as the dunes change colour with the sun every few minutes
these desiccated trees dried up about 900 years ago when the river changed course, leaving them to dry and burn in the desert sun.
Dune 45 is a star dune in the Sossusvlei area of the Namib Desert in Namibia. Its name comes from the fact that it is at the 45th kilometre of the road that connects the Sesriem gate and Sossusvlei.
Big Daddy is the tallest dune in the Sossusvlei area.
Dune 50 - Deadvlei
Oryx or Gemsbok are frequently sighted antelope in the area.
Springbuck at Dusk
As the sun sets the mountains glow a burnt orange, and the grasses a bright yellow. A lone Springbuck grazes
The cartwheel spider, golden wheel spider, or dancing white lady spider ... onto its side and cartwheeling down sand dunes at speeds of up to 44 turns per second.
Cartwheel Spider - Swakupmond
Although only about 1" big, it is pretty scary when looking at it from a view finder in your camera so close.
A wonderful and translucent Gecko of the desert, The colours are amazing in particular the eyes
Namib Gheko face shot