African wildlife images often fall into three categories: Animal Portraits, Animals with Environment, and Animal Groups. Applying basic principles of compositions such as Rule of Thirds, leading lines, and negative space makes for optimal photographic compositions.
Use cropping on a mediocre image to hone in on a detail – the best of the image. In a photo there may be a really great detail that can star as its own image with better composition than the original. Challenge yourself to find ways to take a blah photo to a great one.