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Report backs of various trips we have taken.

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2016 Ultimate Big 5 Safari Feedback

As I have mentioned in numerous previous posts over the years, the Ultimate Big 5 Safari has proven to be the very best introduction to African wildlife for photographers that you can get. Our most recent edition (the 6th one) underlined this with some amazing photo opportunities presenting themselves for [...]

By |15th November 2016|Trip Reports|Comments Off on 2016 Ultimate Big 5 Safari Feedback
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The History Of The Ultimate Big 5 Safari

After the first safari I hosted for Nikongear in 2009, I decided that road trips with a group of people were not the kind of adventures I found conducive to good photographic experiences. Getting everybody to convene at pre-determined times and stay together was like herding cats, an exercise in [...]

By |6th September 2016|Trip Reports|Comments Off on The History Of The Ultimate Big 5 Safari
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Some highlights from the Ultimate Big 5 Safari 2015

I'm just going to come right out and say it: nobody does African photo safaris quite like we do. We are definitely the best at this. Over the past 5 years we have returned to the Sabi Sands 5 times and each time we've gone there we have had sightings that [...]

By |22nd October 2015|Photography, Trip Reports, Videos|Comments Off on Some highlights from the Ultimate Big 5 Safari 2015

A Minute Or Two On The Wild Waterways

Often when I am on safari I find myself torn between shooting video or shooting stills. Although I am primarily a photographer, video is becoming an increasingly more interesting field to me. I'm slowly getting the hang of making videos, although I am nowhere near the point where I can [...]

By |14th October 2015|General, Trip Reports, Videos|Comments Off on A Minute Or Two On The Wild Waterways
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The African Fish Eagle

We'd all love to get the best bird shot of our lives, but unless you have some kind of pre-cognitive ability that transcends normality, knowing where and when a fish eagle is going to swoop down and grab a hapless fish out of the river is close to impossible. So [...]

By |24th September 2015|Photography, Trip Reports|Comments Off on The African Fish Eagle
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Hyena Mafiosi

They lurk around the bush like gangsters, always looking for an easy score and because they're so good at scavenging they have earned their reputation as one of Africa's least loved animals. But if you look a little deeper at the way hyenas operate you'll begin to get an appreciation [...]

By |14th August 2015|General, Trip Reports|Comments Off on Hyena Mafiosi
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