Innocent Pride 1 - Klaus Tiedge Fine Art Wildlife Photography

Original print of the Pride of Africa Collection™


All original photographs by Klaus Tiedge (+01.07.2019)  are continued to be available as limited edition prints and will from now on be released as an estate print with an embossed signature of Klaus
Tiedge and authorised by artistʼs wife, Sandra Tiedge.

Innocent Pride 1

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A super cute image of three little lion cubs climbing a tree while one looks straight into the camera.


My dear wife Sandra joined me for a few days on this photo trip in Kenya. It was special as we have two small children that takes all her time, love and attention.

It was her first day out in the wild of Kenya. All she knows is what I told her and now it suddenly became alive and the fascinating places now became a real picture to her imagination.

What an honor to share it with her.

It was sunset and there it was, a large pride of lions, slowly waking up from their afternoon nap. A lioness was getting up right next to Sandra’s open car window. Sandra was already amazed by this close encounter when an even more beautiful moment developed.

Among the big cats, still too lazy to move really, three quirky little cubs fiddled about and could no longer wait to play. They teased their mother and each other until the annoyed lioness raised. The cubs, jumping wildly in the low grass and crossed the nearby the stream. That was bad for us and their mother as we had to cross the stream as well to get close to them.

What is an easy jump for the lioness more difficult for us. Driving a detour of about fifteen minutes and valuable time lost. The sun moved lower and lower and nerves were shattered moving impatiently left and right on my seat.

Only a couple of minutes left before we have to leave …

If too dark it would soon be impossible to capture a perfect image.

We arrived on the other side of the location and not believing our eyes …

These three fun-loving cubs still played happily like a group of children strolling in the park. While running away from their older siblings, they got very enthusiastic – trying to climb a nearby tree. The cutest thing to watch as due to their clumsiness they often fell down but then bounced back and tried again!

It was hard to decide between full joy of observing or looking through my camera, documenting this unforgettable moment. It was a game of only a few minutes but it felt forever. Only later at camp we realized that this perfect moment was captured forever … it left us thrilled and satisfied.

What a blessed day!



Each artwork is delivered with a Certificate of Authenticity

  • This image of the Pride of Africa Collection (African Wildlife) is available to purchase as a limited edition print in 5 different sizes.
  • The edition size of the Pride of Africa Collection photographs is 101 prints per image plus Artist Proofs of which each size has a certain amount of prints allocated to it.
  • All original photographs by Klaus Tiedge (+01.07.2019) are now released as an estate print with an embossed signature of Klaus Tiedge on the front (bottom right) and are released by the artistʼs wife Sandra Tiedge with a detailed authorisation on the back of the print.


  • As our standard we are using Giclee printing method on high quality archival fine art paper e.g. Hahnemühle German Etching, Epson Cold Press paper.
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