Photography tips

07/07/2017
We were staying in Sedgefield on the garden route recently which meant long walks on the fabulous beach. Here I had the Lime Lens fisheye lens on the iPhone and the resultant dng file was edited in Lightroom mobile and posted to Instagram, Facebook etc.

iPhone Photography and Green Lenses

As wildlife, travel and conservation photographers, we love the outdoors. Of course, we also love photography but carrying our “proper” photography kit around is not always […]
02/05/2017
It took a while for the oxpeckers to get into position but it was worth the wait...

Working The Subject

The Decisive Moment. You’ll hear this often if you are into photography. It’s when everything comes together and all the pics you shot before or after […]
11/04/2017
Slowly, slowly is the trick to shooting lions yawning. Watch, wait and follow the action.

The trick to getting sharp photographs of a lion yawning

There is a trick to getting sharp photographs of a lion yawning. It’s usually late in the day when they start becoming active and much grooming […]
27/12/2016
Black rhinoceros (rhino) or hook-lipped rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis) mating. Phinda / Munyawana / Zuka Game Reserve. KwaZulu Natal. South Africa

Black Rhino Mating

We has a spectacular wildlife sighting some years ago – Black Rhinos mating. It was in KwaZulu Natal and I’d rather not say where exactly in […]
27/10/2016
Howick Falls looking just a little bit meaner after a long drought. KwaZulu Natal Midlands. South Africa

Wild Angle Lens Alternative

I took part in the Howick segment of the World Wide Photo Walk a few weeks back, led by friend Dave Mullin. What a lovely event […]
20/10/2016
Wonderful views over the Little Karoo at Sanbona Wildlife Reserve. Canon 5DsR and 100-400mm lens. ISO100. 1/800 sec at f5.

Shooting Scenery With Long Lenses

Talk landscape and scenic photography and immediately thoughts turn to wide angle lenses – the wider the better – let’s get everything in the frame. Mmmmm […]