Analysis: Around Amboseli NP, anti-poaching patrols making a difference
Nick Brandt is an extraordinary photographer, as you can see by exploring this haunting portrait of Igor, an elephant he encountered in Kenya’s Amboseli National Park in 2007. I learned of Brandt’s work through this interview with the excellent Safari Talk blog.
But Brandt is far more than an image maker. Igor was slaughtered by poachers in 2009, giving extra resonance to a photograph that already speaks of the magnificence of an ancient and wise mammal species