Rhino Horn: The ongoing atrocity
Although the international trade in rhino horn was banned more than 40 years ago, horns still have a higher value on the black market than gold or cocaine. From the poorest of poachers to the richest of ranchers, this illegal trade is ultimately driven by human beliefs.
Image 1: Canon EOS-1D X; 28mm f2.8 lens; 1/250 sec at f9; ISO 200; flash.
Image 2: Canon EOS-1D X; 24mm lens; 1/200 sec at f3.2; ISO 200.
Image 3: Canon EOS 5D; 35mm f1.4 lens; 1/250 sec at f8; ISO 100.
Image 4: Canon EOS-1D X; 28mm f2 lens; 1/125 sec at f2.8; ISO 3200; flash.
Image 5: Canon EOS-1D X; 35mm f1.4 lens; 1/250 sec at f2.8; ISO 800.
Image 6: Fuji FinePix X100; 35mm f2 lens; 1/210 sec at f4; ISO 640.
Nelspruit, South Africa
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