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It’s no secret that I have grown very fond of my Canon EF 400 f/2.8 mk1. It’s travelled with me extensively over the past 5 years, and the images I have captured through that lens [...]

Back to basics: shutter speed

Now that we have been able to achieve autofocus on our subject and have selected the correct aperture to ensure that the we render our subject sharp and in focus, [...]

8 best things to do on safari in Botswana

​By Roxanne Reid. Landlocked in the heart of Southern Africa, Botswana is one of the most diverse safari experiences on the continent. Every day will reveal something new and thrilling. [...]

The power of cropping

Whilst there is no substitute for attention to detail whilst composing a shot in the field, cropping is a powerful tool to be used in post processing. For one, it [...]

Why conservation is failing

Free roaming wildlife populations in Africa are crashing, and natural habitat is being destroyed at an alarming rate. There is a war going on, and the other side is winning [...]

Finding Africa’s rarest parrot – Cape Parrots in Magoebaskloof

A birding trip into the Magoesbaskloof in Limpopo, South Africa to find Africa’s rarest parrot.

Africa Speaks Digital in So Lo Mo

The ability to communicate for Africans using digital tools is important in an age of progressive digital technologies. Mobile tech has changed the way African people are communicating in their [...]

Lightroom, Photoshop, Whatever

I truly believe that a lot of people completely overthink their wildlife photography and this is something that is not only counterproductive to creating great images but it also creates a [...]

African wildlife photography – when, where, how

Last week I had the pleasure of presenting at Adorama, on of the largest photography stores in NYC. It was awesome seeing a lot of regular Wild Eye clients as well [...]

Keeping it steady is key!

This might sounds a bit silly… How to hold your DSLR camera? I know many of you will be thinking this is pretty obvious and it is because you just [...]

Back to Basics: Autofocus

Autofocus is far more complicated and involved than most people understand. I’m going to try and keep things simple for the purposes of this series though. Essentially, Autofocus allows the [...]

Why Namibia’s Ai-Ais Resort didn’t rock my socks

By Roxanne Reid. The first time we went to Namibia’s Ai-Ais resort in the Fish River Canyon in the 1990s, campers were packed in so tight you couldn’t have found space [...]

Disconnecting on Safari: Why we do it

The Wi-Fi debate… Why we choose to disconnect on safari and reconnect with nature. Ilana Stein weighs up the pros and cons of having Wi-Fi connectivity in the wilderness.

Aerial video flyover of andBeyond Benguerra Island, Mozambique
Lighting the Way for Sinde Village

A visitor to Zambia, Regina Cholnoky, took time out to visit Twabuka Primary School and Sinde Village as part of a cultural activity offered by Children in the Wilderness and [...]

Aerial Video flyover of Canyon Lodge, Gondwana Collection Namibia
Aerial video flyover of Canyon Roadhouse, Gondwana Collection Namibia
Aerial video of the West Coast , South Africa
Aerial video of Lily Pond Country Lodge, Garden Route – South Africa
Meet ‘Stone Man’ and The Wassu Stone Circles of Senegambia

  I make my way East along the North shore of the Gambia River, driving into the heart of the country. Immediately I notice people living more simply in straw [...]