Storm Over the Karoo

Storm over the Karoo 

“At first encounter the Karoo may seem arid, desolate and unforgiving, but to those who know it, it is a land of secret beauty and infinite variety.”
— ― Eve Palmer, Plains of Camdeboo: The Classic Book of the Karoo

Witnessing a "Storm over the Karoo" is the most amazing sight to behold. The Karro has always held a special place in my heart. Its big open skies fill me with joy and a sense of peace that is hard to describe. 

Capturing this unique fine art print of a " Storm over the Karoo" has been a dream of mine for many years. A serendipitous trip to Mountain Zebra National park meant I was in the right place at the right time.

We spent a few days in this dry parch land that was crying out for rains. And on our last day, the heavens were filled with tumultuous dark clouds, with the sound of thunder, and bolts of lightning that were biblical in nature.  

 The Smell of African earth filled our senses as the parched lands soaked with hailstones and rains breathed a sigh of relief. 
Mountain zebra, black wildebeest huddle together with there backs to the stinging rain as the storm raged all around them.