Johan Elzenga

Johan Elzenga

Johan W. Elzenga is a freelance photographer and writer and also editor of two photography magazines in his home country, the Netherlands. His primary interests are nature, wildlife and travel and his favorite destinations are East and Southern Africa. In the past 30 years Johan has traveled to Africa at least once a year, giving him an intimate knowledge of the animals and the people of this fascinating continent. His second favorite destination is the barren landscapes of south/western part of the USA, which he also visits with a high frequency. Johan has an extensive knowledge of digital photography and has written many books on that subject. He lives with his wife Ine in a small village south of Amsterdam.

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A moody picture of a sailing vessel off the coast of the Isle of Mull, Scotland

The ultimate Netherlands photo: a flower field in front of a windmill.

View on a crater in Timanfaya National Park, Lanzarote, Canary Islands

Rays of sunlight shine through the trees on an early morning at Gran Canaria, Canary Islands

Johan Elzenga has uploaded Mount Etna

Italy, the island of Sicily. Landscape with Mount Etna volcano in the background.

Snow-capped mountains and river in Glacier National Park, Montana, USA

Early morning at Lake McDonald, Glacier National Park, montana, USA

Female leopard in a tree. Picture taken in Zambia, South Luangwa National Park

Lava flows into the sea at Kalapana, Big Island, Hawaii

Sunrise over String Lake, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming, USA

Fishing boats at sunset in the Andaman Sea, Thailand

Sunrise over the Great Salt Lake in Utah, USA. The perspective is shown by the two small antelopes in the lower right corner.

View over landscape in the Andes mountains, Equador

Johan Elzenga has uploaded Lower Falls

Lower Falls in the Yellowstone River, close to sunset

Lower Falls in the Yellowstone River gets a rainbow in mid morning.

Africa, Zambia, South Luangwa National Park, young leopard walks with its tail up

Two young Thornicroft giraffes are touching in a moment of tenderness

Panoramic view over Cape Town, South Africa. Shot from Table Mountain.

An African elephant is leaning against a tree trunk in the evening light. The tree and the elephant skin seem almost to have the same structure.