Postcards from readers: Kenyan dawn

Published: Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013 - 12:00 am | Page 3H
Last Modified: Friday, Apr. 18, 2014 - 8:30 pm

The photographer: Tom Lee of Fair Oaks

Behind the lens: A dream came true when in August my son and I traveled to Kenya and Tanzania in East Africa to visit a part of the world that I had read so much about but never found the time to experience.

In this photograph, we were headed out to an early-morning game drive in Kenya and were met by a herd of zebras galloping at sunrise. I quickly took several shots as we headed to a Maasai village. I've been photographing animals all my life, but nothing compares with this trip where the animals roam free and certainly appear much larger and more colorful than the ones in captivity.

The majority of our trip involved game drives but the scenery such as the Ngorongoro Crater, the numerous game parks and the sunsets in the Serengeti plains during the Great Migration was spectacular. Yes, while there I did pinch myself, wondering if I was dreaming.



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