Provocative photo project "Hunters and prey"
Categories: Africa | Animals | Conflict | Photo projectBy Pictolic https://pictolic.com/en/article/provocative-photo-project-hunters-and-prey
Images of British photographer David Chancellor "Hunters" (Hunters) captured hunters of South Africa (South Africa, Zimbabwe, Namibia). Ambiguous, the project explores the eternal conflict between man and wild animals, the hunter and the victim. For those and for others it is a way to adapt to the changing environment.
David Chancellor (David Chancellor, website davidchancellor.com) was born and raised in London the capital of great Britain. Now for a long time, lives and works in South Africa. The genre, the photographer, clearly describe quite difficult. However, we will call this "documentary".
The local Ranger with the dead trot, South Africa
In the early twentieth century hunting Safari in East Africa became a fashionable hobby among members of the privileged classes, in particular the inhabitants of Britain and the United States.
Young hunter with a face covered in blood, next to a dead antelope, South Africa
The completion of the railway in Uganda in 1901 facilitated access to this closed territories of the British East Africa (present-day Kenya), home to many large animals, especially elephants, lions, buffaloes and rhinos. White hunter served this rich clients guide, teacher, and protector.
In Kenya originated industry tourism hunting — rich Europeans and Americans pay local farmers to become guides in their hunting Safari.
Hunter to shot a leopard, Namibia
Soon, like the tourism industry began to appear in other African territories. Now South Africa is the world's largest industry of hunting.
Hunter with a dead wildebeest, Namibia
Hunting is in full swing in Zimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia, a little less in Zambia, Mozambique and Swaziland.
The huntress face, slightly stained with blood, shot a male antelope, Namibia
In recent years, increased hunting industry in South Africa, partly because of the increase in breeding wild animals in damage to the cattle, which are especially negatively impacted by drought and the economy.
Hunter with a Gazelle, they shot from a bow, Eastern Cape, South Africa
But the project "Hunters" by David Chancellor not only reflects this situation. His series is a study of the conflict between man and nature, the complex relations that exist between humans and animals, hunters and hunted.
The young huntress with buck, South Africa
Hunter with a giraffe, Ladysmith, South Africa
A young hunter, South Africa
The family that preys on the old abandoned farm, South Africa
Preparing for the hunting leopard, Namibia
Hunter to shot a leopard, Namibia
Hunter with his assistants and a wounded antelope naloi, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Hunters father and son, South Africa
Young hunter with a cell phone and shot an antelope, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Hunter shot and hung from a lion, Kalahari, South Africa
A group of local Rangers, Zimbabwe
Shooting lion, Kalahari, South Africa
Shot for hunting elephant, Zimbabwe
A huntress with the buck naloi shot from a bow, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Hunter enjoys a well-aimed shot from a distance, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Hunter with a face covered in blood, shot a white Gazelle, South Africa
Professional hunter with his son, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Hunter and his wife on a hunting farm, Eastern Cape, South Africa
The head of a lioness in a cardboard box, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Keywords: Conflicts | Animals | Conflict | Africa | Extraction | Savannah | Hunting | Safari | Hunter | Habitat | Photo project
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