This Guy Spent Years Trying To Capture The Perfect Sunset In The Savanna… And He Got This!

Paul Goldstein is a British photographer who has devoted years trying to catch the perfect beginning and ending of the day in Masai Mara — Kenya’s best known wildlife zone. He says:

The Masai Mara is well-known for having the best photographic light in the world, but these well-managed conservancies also have the best spots for sunrise and sunset and without crowds of people.

Most of these images were not arrived at by accident, it makes me laugh when people say they are up at sunrise, that is far too late; you need to be in position by then.

So it was hard work, but it was also well worth it…

1. A photographer has shared his stunning gallery of African sunrises and sunsets. Pictured: Black bellied bustard at sunset.

This Guy Spent Years Trying To Capture The Perfect Sunset In The Savanna... And He Got This!

2. Paul Goldstein says he has spent years trying to photograph the perfect beginning and ending of the Masai Mara day.

This Guy Spent Years Trying To Capture The Perfect Sunset In The Savanna... And He Got This!

3. And now thanks to his role as a travel guide, there have been countless opportunities to document the beautiful natural spectacle.

This Guy Spent Years Trying To Capture The Perfect Sunset In The Savanna... And He Got This!

4. Cheetah cub jumps from tree at sunset.

This Guy Spent Years Trying To Capture The Perfect Sunset In The Savanna... And He Got This!

5. Masai Mara.

This Guy Spent Years Trying To Capture The Perfect Sunset In The Savanna... And He Got This!

6. ‘The Masai Mara is well-known for having the best photographic light in the world, but these well-managed conservancies also have the best spots for sunrise and sunset and without crowds of people,’ he said.

This Guy Spent Years Trying To Capture The Perfect Sunset In The Savanna... And He Got This!

7. Wildebeest look as if they are lining up for a photograph in this stunning sunset snap in Africa.

This Guy Spent Years Trying To Capture The Perfect Sunset In The Savanna... And He Got This!

8. Three cheetahs at sunset. ‘Most of these images were not arrived at by accident, it makes me laugh when people say they are up at sunrise, that is far too late; you need to be in position by then,’ he said.

This Guy Spent Years Trying To Capture The Perfect Sunset In The Savanna... And He Got This!

9. An ostrich saunters past a tree against a vivid orange sunset in the Masai Mara.

This Guy Spent Years Trying To Capture The Perfect Sunset In The Savanna... And He Got This!

10. A pair of wildebeest form stunning silhouettes against a red sun and dark maroon sky.

This Guy Spent Years Trying To Capture The Perfect Sunset In The Savanna... And He Got This!

11. Tawny eagle at sunset.

This Guy Spent Years Trying To Capture The Perfect Sunset In The Savanna... And He Got This!

12. A leopard sits on a tree branch.

This Guy Spent Years Trying To Capture The Perfect Sunset In The Savanna... And He Got This!

13. A lion looks directly at Mr. Goldstein’s camera as he prowls around in the dust at sunset.

This Guy Spent Years Trying To Capture The Perfect Sunset In The Savanna... And He Got This!

14. The Masai Mara is Kenya’s best known wildlife zone, a 1530-square-kilometre expanse of grassland, savannah and scrub in the south-west of the east African country.

This Guy Spent Years Trying To Capture The Perfect Sunset In The Savanna... And He Got This!

15. Holidaymakers on safari breaks are increasingly used to seeing spectacular sights as expert tour guides take them deep into the heart of the animal kingdom.

This Guy Spent Years Trying To Capture The Perfect Sunset In The Savanna... And He Got This!

16. A pair of cheetahs look out across the vast and hot expanse of the Masai Mara.

This Guy Spent Years Trying To Capture The Perfect Sunset In The Savanna... And He Got This!

17. ‘Almost always stormy weather gives the very best of all colors and frequently just when you are thinking of packing up as the rain lashes down,’ said Mr. Goldstein.

This Guy Spent Years Trying To Capture The Perfect Sunset In The Savanna... And He Got This!

18. Paul Goldstein guides photographic safaris and expeditions for Exodus and is co-owner of the number one rated Kicheche Camps in Kenya.

This Guy Spent Years Trying To Capture The Perfect Sunset In The Savanna... And He Got This!

19. Wildebeest and giraffes at sunset.

This Guy Spent Years Trying To Capture The Perfect Sunset In The Savanna... And He Got This!

20. Wildebeest at sunset.

This Guy Spent Years Trying To Capture The Perfect Sunset In The Savanna... And He Got This!

Via The Daily Mail.

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