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 […]
08/10/2016
Crassula sp. Western Cape. South Africa

Flower Photography

I wrote a post a little while back about using long lenses for close-up (kind of macro) photography. We are shooting at Sanbona Wildlife Reserve at […]
21/09/2016
The Eastern Cataract. Victoria Falls. Livingstone. Zambia

Interesting Facts about Victoria Falls

We’ve been to Victoria Falls a number of times and it never ceases to amaze. David Livingstone was not understating it when he said: “scenes so […]
20/09/2016
I photographed this Fischer's Lovebird (Pavel Chonya) just outside the dining room of the Great Rift Valley Lodge & Golf Resort. Lake Naivasha. Naivasha. Great Rift Valley. Kenya

A Better Place to Shoot Birds

In a previous post I spoke about shooting the details – getting more than just the “big picture”. One’s immediate reaction on getting to a game reserve […]
19/09/2016
This young African leopard (Panthera pardus pardus) charged so unexpectedly, leaving no time at all to think. Getting the pic meant having the right camera settings and shooting instinctively.

Default Camera Settings

We’re often asked what the best settings are for your camera when driving around a game reserve. The thing with wildlife photography (and a few other […]
15/09/2016
Mountain gorilla (Gorilla beringei beringei). Bwindi Impenetrable Forest. Uganda

Photographing Gorillas

In November of 2014 we travelled to the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in Uganda to shoot pics of Mountain Gorillas for our African Icons book. Never having […]