Elephants in Chobe NP, Botswana (Frans Lanting)
List Words : Graeme Green | 30 October

Photo Gallery: 16 unforgettable photos from Frans Lanting’s wildlife adventures across Africa

Wildlife photographer Frans Lanting has spent decades photographing the animals, people and landscapes of Africa. These 16 photos capture the life and colour of the continent, from lemurs to Bushmen

Meerkats on the Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana (Frans Lanting)

Meerkats on the Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana (Frans Lanting)

Lion and cub, Serengeti NP, Tanzania (Frans Lanting)

Lion and cub, Serengeti NP, Tanzania (Frans Lanting)

Bushmen walking across salt pan, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana (Frans Lanting)

Bushmen walking across salt pan, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana (Frans Lanting)

White rhinos, Ongava Game Reserve, Namibia (Frans Lanting)

White rhinos, Ongava Game Reserve, Namibia (Frans Lanting)

Night blooming water lilies, Okavango Delta, Botswana (Frans Lanting)

Night blooming water lilies, Okavango Delta, Botswana (Frans Lanting)

Mountain gorilla wet after rain, Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda (Frans Lanting)

Mountain gorilla wet after rain, Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda (Frans Lanting)

Ring Tailed Lemurs, Madagascar (Frans Lanting)

Ring Tailed Lemurs, Madagascar (Frans Lanting)

Flap-necked Chameleon, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana (Frans Lanting)

Flap-necked Chameleon, Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana (Frans Lanting)

African elephant at water hole, Chobe NP, Botswana (Frans Lanting)

African elephant at water hole, Chobe NP, Botswana (Frans Lanting)

Leopard, Okavango Delta, Botswana (Frans Lanting)

Leopard, Okavango Delta, Botswana (Frans Lanting)

Full moon setting over the Okavango Delta, Botswana (Frans Lanting)

Full moon setting over the Okavango Delta, Botswana (Frans Lanting)

Female cheetah overlooking grassland, Serengeti NP, Tanzania (Frans Lanting)

Female cheetah overlooking grassland, Serengeti NP, Tanzania (Frans Lanting)

Silverback gorilla, Rwanda (Frans Lanting)

Silverback gorilla, Rwanda (Frans Lanting)

Giraffes in Namib-Naukluft NP, Namibia (Frans Lanting)

Giraffes in Namib-Naukluft NP, Namibia (Frans Lanting)

Elephants in Chobe NP, Botswana (Frans Lanting)

Elephants in Chobe NP, Botswana (Frans Lanting)

Red lechwe foraging in flooded grassland, Vumbura plains, Botswana (Frans Lanting)

Red lechwe foraging in flooded grassland, Vumbura plains, Botswana (Frans Lanting)

   

Frans Lanting’s new book Into Africa is out now, produced in partnership with the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History and the National Geographic Society, with support from the World Wildlife Fund. The 100 featured images include Lanting’s classic photographs, along with more than 50 new images.

For more on Frans Lanting’s photography, including workshops and exhibitions, see www.lanting.com.

You can buy Into Africa HERE