About David Rogers

David Rogers (the founder of Photos and Africa) has been documenting African landscapes and wildlife for the last 30 years as a writer and photographer for numerous travel and environmental magazines and as a photographic guide and teacher. He was born in Cape Town, and still lives there with his wife, Jenni, and two sons Liam and Dane. He has more than 15 books and 100s of magazine stories to his credit.

When bigger is not better?

Everyone loves fast glass (lenses that go to f2.8 or f4), but for photographers that don’t want to carry heavy gear in the field and when weight limits are an issue, there is a great deal of sense in looking at lighter alternatives. After experiencing a bout of shoulder trouble, I have put aside […]

By |August 16th, 2016|Gear Reviews, Photo Tips, Photo Travel|1 Comment

The whales have arrived: First hand account from underwater specialists

It’s August and southern right whales (so named because they were the right whale to catch) have arrived at the Cape coastline and may be viewed and photographed in Cape Town, Hermanus, Gansbaai and De Hoop and further up the coast at the Garden Route. While most photographers take their images from land and […]

By |August 16th, 2016|Online learning, Photo Travel|0 Comments

Chobe Savannah

Two of Africa’s greatest rivers — the Chobe and the Zambezi — converge at Kasane where four countries (Zimbabwe, Namibia, Botswana and Zimbabwe) all come together at one point. Elephants, of course, know no boundaries and are found in massive numbers here particularly during the dry season. If you want to enjoy the wild […]

By |August 16th, 2016|Photo Travel, Photographic workshops|0 Comments

Guides’ Guide to Photography

We are excited to launch the Guides’ Guide to Photography

For photographers, having a guide with the ability to see great images,offer good advice on camera settings, and even help with post-production techniques between game drives can make the experience exceptional. Plus, guides that can blog, create marketing content and do lodge photography offer great […]

By |August 15th, 2016|Photographic workshops|0 Comments

SA’s finest bush and beach

 

Nowhere in Africa is bush and beach better protected, in my experience, than in Northern KwaZulu-Natal. As a Getaway journalist, from 1995 to 2000 I explored  Hlhuhluwe, Umfolozi, Mkuze, Ndumo, and Tembe, amongst other regions, and was so impressed by conservation practices. The region is experiencing a drought at present and rhino poaching remains […]

By |July 15th, 2016|Family Travel, Photo Travel, Photographic workshops|1 Comment
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