Matriarch 1 - Klaus Tiedge Fine Art Wildlife Photography

Original print of the Pride of Africa Collection™


Personally numbered, signed and authenticated by artist Klaus Tiedge.

Matriarch 1

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Family of elephants walking out of the riverbed at sunset in Botswana. The colourful clouds and the tree on the right set a harmonising scene for this composition.


Something drew me to the riverbed of the Chobe River. I had not been very successful in getting the perfect shot as it had rained for weeks in the area before we arrived, and much of the land was impassable or flooded. The fresh clean smell of air filled my lungs, but there was a different feeling this morning.

I had waited here for hours when suddenly a family of elephants approached the scene. I could feel my pulse beating fast when the matriarch positioned herself between her family and us. There was no way for us to move.

I waited impatiently while the herd drank at the river’s edge. It seemed to take forever – then finally, the matriarch rejoined the group. When they turned around to walk away, I saw a picture happening. I had Mother Nature on my side. The colour in the clouds and the tree on the right just set the scene. It made my 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 artworks are personally approved, individually numbered and signed by the artist, Klaus Tiedge.


  • 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.
  • If you are interested in other options like print on Canvas or as a Diasec please contact us for a quote.


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