elephants on chobe river side, viewed from boat

Back on the Chobe river

It’s been tough not being able to get out on the Chobe river for the past 3 months as 2020 has seen some of the highest water levels in Botswana for many years.So it is not surprising that there’s been great excitement for our friends at Pangolin Photo Safaris as the lockdown starts to ease for local travellers in Botswana[…]

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Great Expectations

Great Expectations Running photographic 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 on view in TV documentaries, online and in glossy magazines, a lot of people arrive for the start of their safari expecting that they will come away with equally spectacular photographs.[…]

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Choosing the right lenses for your safari

Probably one of the most frequent questions we get asked by clients is “What lenses should I take on safari?” This question is not limited to first timers either; because the equipment you need to take depends very much on where you are going and what the conditions will be like. Photographing lions on the plains of Masai Mara requires[…]

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Matusadona, a birding paradise on the shores of Lake Kariba

The 9th installment of our latest Safari Diary follows on from – Cheetahs and vultures on our last morning in Hwange Matusadona National Park As we come into land the first plane is sitting waiting to take off again and no sooner have we taxied off the runway than it roars off kicking up another dust storm. We disentangle ourselves[…]

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Elephants, more elephants and a lion

This is the 6th installment of my Safari Diary and follows on directly from Elusive Sable and idle Cheetahs – Hwange NP Elephants everywhere Some time ago the folks at Bomani installed something that they call the ‘Look Up’. A shipping contained was buried in the ground beside one of the waterholes and converted into an underground hide or blind.[…]

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Wildlife Photography Africa re-introduces group safaris

By popular demand, 2014 sees Wildlife Photography Africa re-introduce a small selection escorted group departures designed for wildlife and photography enthusiasts. Offering photographers the chance to travel with a small group of like-minded individuals our groups have a maximum of 6 participants and are escorted by Africa expert and experienced wildlife photographer Martin Dunn. Working closely with our Tanzanian guides[…]

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