Kenya’s Great Migration is one of the most photogenic events on the planet. The migration includes vast herds of wildebeest, zebra and elephants, as well as lions and leopards hunting their prey. Spectacular bird life is everywhere as well, from the vibrant colors of the lilac breasted roller to the delicate head feathers of the crowned crane.
A photography safari in Kenya provides endless opportunities for photographers of any skill level to capture stunning close ups and impressive landscape shots. Scroll down to check out some amazing safari photos by Nat Hab’s Dain Lewis, who recently returned from our Kenya Migration Photo Safari.
A herd of wildebeest crosses a river in Kenya as part of the Great Migration.
A cheetah cub and its mother.
A brightly colored lilac breasted roller takes flight in the grass.
A zebra herd crossing a river and stopping to drink during their migration in Kenya.
A male lion watches his surroundings through the tall savanna grass.
A baboon strolls along the plains and looks over its shoulder.
The silhouette of an acacia tree stands out along the horizon in the light of the low sun.
A coalition of cheetahs bring down an antelope.
A cheetah cub pauses while feasting on a fresh kill with its coalition.
An eland shows off its distinctive spiral horns.
A crowned crane pauses in the tall grass of the Kenyan savanna.
A pair of elephants face each other.
Travelers on a safari photograph a herd of wildebeest.
A leopard bears its fangs and hisses from a tree branch.
Julie is a Colorado native who grew up searching for wildlife in the Rocky Mountains and a passionate world traveler. She has lived in Europe and Asia for more than four years and loves visiting both wild and historic places.
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