Elephants were plentiful and most chilled and cooperative, like this huge bull having a mud bath in the 40 deg plus temperatures.

Photographs, Movies and a Monopod

We tried out the Manfrotto XPro Video Monopod while we were shooting stills and movies for African Horseback Safaris in the Okavango Delta in Botswana and […]
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 […]
Cheetah Release into the Sanbona Wildlife Reserve. Western Cape. South Africa

Cheetah Conservation

The timing was perfect. We are down in the Western Cape, at Sanbona Wildlife Reserve, shooting stills and movies for their promotional media, and it just so […]

Sanbona Wildlife Reserve 

We’ll be based at Sanbona Wildlife Reserve for the next few days shooting stills and movies for them. Look out for some posts and photo tips […]
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 […]
Nothing like a bit of TLC from mom to get things going.

Giraffe Birth

While we were staying at Tuli Safari Lodge in Botswana a few years ago we were very fortunate, late one afternoon, to come across a giraffe birth. […]