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Back to Basics: ISO

So we are comfortable with the numbers on the front of our lens, we understand what aperture is and how we can use it creatively, we are able to use [...]

Boardwalk Lodge Accommodation Wilderness (Garden Route, South Africa)
Behind the Frame – Cheetah Chase

Few things are as exhilarating to watch as a cheetah running at full speed and the southern plains of Tanzania and Kenya’s Masai Mara must be the best destinations to [...]

A decade of Fairtrade impact for Liberation

2017 marks the ten-year anniversary of Liberation Foods, the UK-based Fairtrade, farmer-owned nut company that has gone from strength to strength in its first decade and now supplies a host [...]

Save up to 54% on South African national parks book

By Roxanne Reid. It’s February, the month of love. And because I love South Africa’s national parks and wild spaces, I’m offering a special price countdown deal on my e-book A [...]

Lens Review: Canon 400 f4 DO II

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 [...]

Xanadu Guest Villa Accommodation Wilderness (Garden Route, South Africa)
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 [...]

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 [...]

Wilderness Hotel Accommodation (Garden Route, South Africa)
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 [...]

Point Village Hotel Accommodation Mossel Bay (Garden Route, South Africa)
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.