David Steele

David Steele

I was the founding editor of Getaway, Africa's top travel magazine, and have had nine photo books published. I'm also a photo competition judge.
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A warthog (Phacochoerus aethiopicus) grazing in the Kruger National Park, South Africa.
A dune landscape in the Rub al Khali or Empty Quarter. Straddling Oman, Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Yemen, this is the largest sand desert in the world.
A pair of lions relaxing in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, in the Kalahari Desert in Southern Africa.
A pair of Black-Backed Jackal in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, situated in the Kalahari Desert in Southern Africa.
A pair of young male giraffes in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, situated in the Kalahari Desert in Southern Africa.
A pair of white rhinos (Ceratotherium simum) resting in the Kruger National Park, South Africa.
A pair of giraffes (Giraffa camelopardalis)  in the Kruger National Park in South Africa.
Big Ben is the nickname for the great bell of the clock at the north end of the Palace of Westminster in London and is often extended to refer to the clock and the clock tower.
TASMANIA, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 8, 2019: An abandoned Massey Ferguson tractor on a farm in the Little Swanport area of Tasmania in Australia.
A well-camouflaged fish  hiding in soft coral  on a reef off the east coast of Bali.
A highly venomous Arabian scorpion, Apistobuthus pterygocerus, digging a burrow in a sand dune in the Empty Quarter Desert.
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - JULY 11, 2012: Officers and soldiers of the Coldstream Guards march in front of Buckingham Palace during the Changing of the Guard ceremony
Cong Abbey in the village of the same name straddling the County Galway and County Mayo borders in Ireland. The abbey dates back to the 12th Century.
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - JULY 11, 2012: The band of the Grenadier Guards, led by a Drum Major of the Coldstream Guards, marches past Buckingham Palace during the Changing of the Guard ceremony.
Kylemore Abbey is a Benedictine monastery on the grounds of Kylemore Castle, in Connemara, County Galway, Ireland. The abbey faces onto Pollacappall Lough.
GALWAY, IRELAND - NOVEMBER 18, 2012: Men relaxing on a summer's day at The Quays bar in Shop Street in Galway,  Ireland.
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - JULY 11, 2012: The band of the Coldstream Guards marches in front of Buckingham Palace during the Changing of the Guard ceremony.
WESTPORT, IRELAND - AUGUST 7, 2019: Westport House in Westport, County Mayo, Ireland, is a well known Irish tourist attraction. It has been called the most beautiful house in Ireland.
A mixed herd of cattle in the Caves Road area of the town of Margaret River in Western Australia.
A pair of Australian Ringnecks of the western race, known as Twenty-eight Parrots, photographed in a forest of South Western Australia.
KILLARNEY, IRELAND - AUGUST 13, 2019: Muckross House, the core of Killarney National Park, is a Victorian country mansion set amid lakes in County Kerry, Ireland.
A dune landscape in the Rub al Khali or Empty Quarter. Straddling Oman, Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Yemen, this is the largest sand desert in the world.
Floodwaters in the town of Bushmans River in the Eastern Cape of South Africa.
Leaves next to the dam at Donnelly River in Werstern Australia, with forest in the background.
Giraffe pair bonding in the Kruger National Park, South Africa.
PORTMAGEE, IRELAND - AUGUST 12, 2019: A view of Portmagee, from Valentia Island in County Kerry in Ireland.
Giraffe pair kissing in the Kruger National Park, South Africa. Suitable as wildlife image or for special occasions such as Valentine's Day.
Arabian shoes on sale in a traditional souk in old Dubai, UAE.
An elephant herd, led by a magnificent 'tusker' bull at a waterhole in the Addo Elephant National Park in South Africa.
An elephant herd, led by a Magnificent 'Tusker' bull at a waterhole in the Addo Elephant National Park.
An aerial view of leisure boats at Lisloughrey Pier near the village of Cong in County Galway, Ireland.
An aerial view of  Cong Abbey in the village of Cong, straddling the County Galway and County Mayo borders in Ireland.
PERTH, WESTERN AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 25, 2020: Boats lined up at the Royal Perth Yacht Club in Perth, Western Australia.
A wadi in the Rub al Khali or Empty Quarter. Straddling Oman, Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Yemen, this is the largest sand desert in the world.
A beautiful Cape Dutch homestead in the grounds of Groot Constantia in Cape Town, South Africa.
Wadi Madbah, with its traditional irrigation canal (aflaj) and date palms,  in the desert interior of the Sultanate of Oman.
Brightly painted wooden bathing huts at St James Beach, near Cape Town, South Africa.
Built in 1750 in the Cape Dutch style, Laborie is considered the most important house in an architectural sense in the Paarl area of the Western Cape in South Africa. HDR image.
Wave Rock, near Hyden in Western Australia.
Camels in the Rub al Khali or Empty Quarter. Straddling Oman, Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Yemen, this is the largest sand desert in the world.
PERTH, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 19, 2020: The Windan Bridge which takes the Graham Farmer Freeway over the Swan River in Perth, Western Australia.
The emu (Dromaius novaehollandiae) is the second-largest living bird by height, after its relative, the ostrich. It is endemic to Australia where it is the largest native bird.
Colorful umbrellas hanging from a roof, creating an interesting abstract background.
A young Common Brushtail Possum riding on its mother's back.
Anne Hathaway's (William Shakespeare's wife) famous thatched cottage and garden at Shottery, just outside Stratford upon Avon, England.
A small section of glamorous Clifton Beach in Cape Town, South Africa.
MUSCAT, OMAN - FEBRUARY 1, 2008: Portrait of an unidentified young woman sitting next to a grinding stone, wearing in traditional Omani tribal dress.
A Rainbow Lorikeet (Trichoglossus haematodus), a medium-sized Australian parrot, feeding on the flowers of a Coral Tree (Erythrina sykesii) in Perth, Western Australia.
Pink everlasting flowers are part of the daisy family. They grow naturally in the southern areas of Western Australia and extend into South Australia.
A herd of cows grazing in the Towai district of North Island, New Zealand.
A male giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) browsing in the Kruger National Park in South Africa.
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 11, 2019: The Carnival Spirit cruise liner moored near Sydney Opera House, one of Australia's most recognisable building and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Albany Wind Farm, near the town of the same name in Western Australia.
Colourful cottages in a street in Bo Kaap, formerly known as the Malay Quarter, in Cape Town, South Africa.
BUSHMANS RIVER, SOUTH AFRICA - OCTOBER 18, 2012: Floodwaters in the town of Bushmans River in the Eastern Cape of South Africa.
Cape Tourville Walk in Freycinet National Park in Tasmania, Australia.
A young Spotted Eagle Owl on Table Mountain in South Africa.
MUSCAT, OMAN - FEBRUARY 1, 2008: An unidentified potter shaping a clay pot in Muscat in Oman.
MUSCAT, OMAN - FEBRUARY 1, 2008: Young, unidentified Omani men relaxing outside their tent in Oman.
A close view of an elephant herd drinking at the Marion Baree Water Hole in Addo Elephant National Park, South Africa.
PAIHIA, NEW ZEALAND - MAY 30, 2010: Paihia is the main tourist town in the Bay of Islands in the far north of the North Island of New Zealand.
A pair of Cape ground squirrels in a burrow in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, situated in the Kalahari Desert in Southern Africa.
A gemsbok on a dune in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, situated in the Kalahari Desert in Southern Africa.
Gemsbok in the dry bed of the Auob River in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, in the Kalahari Desert in Southern Africa.
The Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town, South Africa.
Rock Hyrax or Dassies on a cliff ledge below Augrabies Falls in South Africa.
An aerial view of the River Corrib, the Claddagh Basin and the street known as The Long Walk in Galway, Ireland.
PERTH, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 27, 2020: Elizabeth Quay is a mixed-use development project in the Perth central business district in Australia. It is named in honour of Queen Elizabeth II.
PERTH, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 27, 2020: A ferry berthed at Elizabeth Quay, a mixed-use development project in the Perth central business district in Australia.
WADI SUMAYNI, OMAN - APRIL 6, 2007: A desert camp site in Wadi Sumayni in the Sultanate of Oman.
A Wadi (watercourse or valley) in the Hajar Mountains in the interior of the Sultanate of Oman.
HAJAR MOUNTAINS, OMAN - MARCH 5, 2006: A Dubai-registered Jeep Commander 4x4 SUV negotiates a rough rocky track in the Hajar Mountains of the Sultanate of Oman.
MUSCAT, OMAN - FEBRUARY 1, 2008: An unidentified Omani basket weaver with his two grandsons in Muscat in Oman.
An aerial view of leisure boats at Lisloughrey Pier, near the village of Cong, in County Galway, Ireland.
MUSCAT, OMAN - FEBRUARY 1, 2008: An unidentified woman spinning in Oman. Spinning is an ancient textile art in which plant, animal or synthetic fibres are drawn out and twisted together to form yarn.
KILLARNEY, IRELAND - AUGUST 13, 2019: Muckross House, the core of Killarney National Park, is a Victorian country mansion set amid lakes in County Kerry, Ireland.
Cattle on a farm in the Tamar Valley in Tasmania, Australia.
A view of Devonport and Auckland city skyline, in New Zealand, from North Head.
An alert Cape mountain zebra  (Equus zebra) in the Mountain Zebra National Park, South Africa.
Waterfront shops and offices, in Paihia, the main tourist town in the Bay of Islands in the far north of the North Island of New Zealand.
NORTHUMBERLAND, ENGLAND - JULY 7, 2012: The remains of the latrines at Housesteads Roman Fort, part of Hadrian's Wall in Northumberland, England.
Sunset at Hout Bay, as seen from Chapman's Peak Drive, Cape Peninsula, South Africa.
Portrait of a Cape Cormorant (Phalacrocorax capensis), Cape Peninsula, South Africa.
Fishing boats moored in in Kalk Bay Harbour, Cape Peninsula, Cape Town.
Sunset at Hout Bay, as seen from Chapman's Peak Drive, Cape Peninsula, South Africa.
The blesbok or blesbuck (Damaliscus pygargus phillipsi), seen here in Mountain Zebra National Park, is an antelope endemic to South Africa. It has a distinctive white face and forehead.
Hout Bay and The Sentinel as seen from Chapman's Peak Drive, Cape Peninsula, South Africa.
Groot Constantia, the finest surviving example of Cape Dutch architecture, and one of South Africa’s foremost historical monuments tourist attractions, dates back to 1685.
Groot Constantia, the finest surviving example of Cape Dutch architecture, and one of South Africa’s foremost historical monuments tourist attractions, dates back to 1685.
False Bay, near Cape Town in South Africa, with Simonstown in the background.
Prickly pear (Opuntia ficus-indica) flowers in South Africa, where it is an is an invasive alien species imported from Mexico.
Cape Fur Seals (Arctocephalus pusillus) at Duiker Island, near Hout Bay, Cape Town, South Africa.
Cape Fur Seals (Arctocephalus pusillus) at Duiker Island, near Hout Bay, Cape Town, South Africa.
Cape Fur Seals (Arctocephalus pusillus) at Duiker Island, near Hout Bay, Cape Town, South Africa.
Cape Fur Seals (Arctocephalus pusillus) at Duiker Island, near Hout Bay, Cape Town, South Africa.
A dying tree in the forest at Donnelly River in south-western Australia.
A cluster of trees reaching for the sky in the forest at Donnelly River in south-western Australia.
A Little Corella perched on a branch, with wings outstretched, at Herdsman Lake in Perth, Western Australia.
A Grey Teal (Anas gracilis) bathing in Herdsman Lake in Perth, Western Australia.
A Little Black Cormorant (Phalacrocorax sulcirostris) perched on a tree at Herdsman Lake in Perth, Western Australia.
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