Anna van Doorn and Ludovic Wilmart managed to take some excellent photographs of a harmless spotted bush snake (Philothamnus semivariegatus) who had caught quite a large frog and was in the process of devouring it [...]

Get to eye level

One thing that totally changes the effect of your image is trying to get down to the ground or eye level with your subject but remember to still be ethical which [...]

Red-Billed Quelea Take Over Lion Plain

It was late September and I was leaving camp for a morning game drive. We were heading towards the Luangwa River and crossing an open area known locally lion Plain. [...]

My Very First Sighting In Kenya

Have you ever traveled to any of the National Parks in Kenya? If you answer is yes, I’m sure you remember the feeling you got when you saw the dazzling [...]

Photography From A Very Special Hide

Hide photography comes with its own unique set of challenges. Usually it requires a lot of patience and waiting for the animals to come to you. Very rarely will you [...]

Planning Panning

When creating certain images, planning and knowing what it is that you are trying to create, is a major step to achieving your goal.  You need to know what it [...]

Its not all about big teeth and claws

I know myself! And I’m sure many of us alike. Mornings I wake up knowing I’m heading out into the field, camera in hand, I always think of getting that [...]

How do you go about creating an image?

It is something that we get asked on many Photographic Safaris, “What do you think about before capturing an image”. Now this may differ from individual to individual, but here [...]

Soar in a hot air balloon over Sossusvlei in Namibia

By Roxanne Reid. It was cold there in the desert before dawn, our lips blue, noses pinched. But we didn’t mind. Wrapped in warm jackets and beanies, we were about [...]

The Ultimate Feast

It was July, still a relatively cool and pleasant time in the Luangwa Valley. The Inland water holes were just starting to dwindle and the animals were slowly but surely [...]

Desert Adapted Black Rhino of Namibia

As part of our Desert Wildlife of Namibia Safaris we spend 3 nights at the Desert Rhino Camp in the remote and expansive Palmwag Concession focussing on finding and photographing [...]

Always Make Sure You Have Enough Space On Your Cards

I had arrived back from my morning game drive and after breakfast began the daily chores of a camp manager. Before I knew it, it was time for a quick [...]

It’s all about the Wildlife

For many years I had dreamt of visiting a specific region of the Sabi Sand Game Reserve, the holy grail of safari destinations, the birth place of safari as we know [...]

Visual Energy and Orientation in Wildlife Photography

One of the things that quite a few people seem to struggle with, but never really think about, is how the orientation you shoot in will affect composition and the [...]

Seasons at Tlou Dam in Madikwe

I don’t want to go to <insert your reserve of choice here> because I was there in 2005. This is something that I hear every now and then when chatting to [...]

Luscious Botswana

There’s no denying that 2016’s dry season was a tough one. During the month’s of May through to late October, very little rain tends to fall in Southern Africa’s reserves. [...]

Why I Love Photography

A picture is worth a thousand words, or so the saying goes. There are many reasons why I love photography, not the least of which is that a photograph (or [...]

3 Leopard, 7 Hyena, 1 Lion all in One sighting

We had our sundowners overlooking the Luangwa river after a great start to our later afternoon game drive.  We had already come across a leopard and the famous Hollywood pride. [...]

A Valuable Lesson for a Young Leopard

I was with a very special guest and the first few days of her stay provided lots of excitement and some wonderful sightings. We climbed onto the vehicle for the [...]

Shindzela Photo Safari

Being out in one of Africa’s most untouched wilderness area is not a luxury but necessity of the human spirit! The Timbavati Private Game Reserve one of South Africa’s most [...]