#PHOTO TIP – Taking Photos on a Wildlife Safari 5 – Perspective

The majority of photographs taken in game parks are – naturally enough, taken from game vehicles. With larger mammals, like elephants, this is not a problem as you are at an ideal height to photograph them, but with smaller animals, and especially with cats that are lying around on the ground, you will frequently find yourself looking down on them.[…]

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#PHOTO TIP – Taking photos on a wildlife safari 2 – An understanding of animal behaviour.

It is something that cannot be over stressed. If you know a bit about the animals you are trying to photograph you can significantly improve your chances of getting great photographs. It’s not just knowing where to look but also what to expect. Often their movements or attitude will give clues as to what they are going to do next.[…]

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#PHOTO TIP – Taking photos on a wildlife safari 1 – Why don’t my photos look like THAT?

This series of blogs looks at the art of taking wildlife photos and some of the things you can do to ensure that your safari photographs are out of the ordinary.   Expectations Running wildlife safaris throws up all sorts of challenges but one of the toughest to deal with is client expectations. With so much top quality wildlife photography[…]

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#PHOTO TIP – Essential Tips for Wildlife Photography – the 5 ‘P’s

Practice, Preparation, Position, Patience, Pizazz Of course there are lot more than 5 great tips for improving your wildlife photography skills but if you can get a grip on these 5 you will be well on your way. Practice It really is that simple; practice. The more you use your camera and lenses the more familiar you will become with[…]

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The Beauty of Birds

There are two key factors that make the difference between a good game drive and a great one, or, equally importantly, a good game drive and a poor one. The first is obvious – it’s the animals. Without animals it’s just a drive. The second is the guide. If the animals are there, flaunting themselves in front of your lens[…]

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That Special Moment

Not every game drive can be blessed with the sight of lions bringing down a buffalo, the plains of the Maasai Mara won’t always be teeming with wildebeest and every tree does not hide a sleeping leopard. But that doesn’t mean that every game drive cannot be rewarding. For me, the goal is to ensure that every game drive is[…]

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