A flower safari to South Africa’s Namaqualand

 

 

Just returned from a fantastic flower photography workshop with my two friends Kathy and David Richardson.  We travelled 3000 kilometres from Cape Town to Kamieskroon and had the most amazing creative opportunities.
Kamieskroon Hotel and Namaqua National Park

We spent our first nights at the legendary Kamieskroon Hotel. The hotel is something of a mecca for […]

By |September 2nd, 2019|Photo Tips, Photo Travel, Photographic workshops|1 Comment

Goings on at Nsefu Stork colony

Nsefu in South Luangwa is a special place. From February to June it’s stork colony is a breeding ground for thousands of yellow billed storks which hoover up vast quantities of barbel and tilapia fishes found in the fertile lagoons and river.

Not only is the stork colony one of the largest stork in Southern […]

By |August 1st, 2019|Photo Tips, Photo Travel, Photographic workshops|0 Comments

10 things to know about Astro-photography

Use the widest and fastest lens that you own. I use my Nikon 14 – 24 mm which I set at 14mm.
The most prominent part of the Milky Way, called the Galactic Centre and is usually at a great angle and not too high in the sky in the months of May […]

By |May 20th, 2019|Online learning, Photo Tips, Photo Travel|0 Comments

Graduated filters for landscape photography

 
You need a graduated filters for landscape photography
Land is always darker than the sky and capturing the dynamic range (so you can keep detail in the sky and also in the foreground) is a challenge for photographers. Although modern digital technology such as Adobe Lightroom offers a host of tools to pull details out […]

By |August 22nd, 2018|Gear Reviews, Online learning, Photo Tips|0 Comments

10 tips to turn your holiday into a creative experience.

creative photography on safari is easy if you look beyond the obvious.

I often suggest to clients to imagine that they are working for a magazine and photograph and document the full experience of the safari so they can be more creative with their photography while they are on safari. I did the sort of […]

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