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The impala photobomb

The impala photobomb

Marty’s photo of the day #3427: After several minutes of careful stalking, I finally got close enough to photograph this herd of zebras. Photobomb curtesy of an impala. (Photographed in Zimbabwe)

Z wall of zebras

Z wall of zebras

Marty’s photo of the day #3374: Z wall of zebras. Photographed in Zimbabwe.

Zebra x 6

Zebra x 6

Marty’s photo of the day #3157: “Are you lookin’ at me?” There are six zebras in this photo, not five. Photographed in Zimbabwe.

Zebras as art

Zebras as art

Marty’s photo of the day #3059: Yesterday’s photo of the day was about photos people had stolen from me. Today’s post is about the opposite. Back in 2016, Arturo Chávez, a well-known, award-winning painter from Taos, New Mexico, asked permission to use one of my zebra photos for a painting. I was honored to say […]

Zebra x 3

Zebra x 3

Marty’s photo of the day #2974: We go to Zimbabwe for today’s zebra photograph. Zebras are skittish animals and difficult to sneak up on. More often than not, I’d work really hard to get close only to have them take off as soon as I aimed my camera. I felt for the lions, as they, […]

Animals A to Z. The Letter Z

Animals A to Z. The Letter Z

Marty’s photo of the day #2637: It’s “Animals A thru Z Month.” Each day in August, I will post an animal I’ve photographed—somewhere in the world—in alphabetical order. Z is for Zebra. When I present my show “Around the World in 90 Minutes” at colleges, the last animal photo I show is this one. I […]

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