Getting the shot…

Film-makers and photographers can be a competitive bunch—as the world gets saturated with traditional wildlife photography, people are pushing the boundaries to get the next great shot. They are manipulating nature quite widely, getting closer than ever to their subjects and using new technology to capture unique angles and behaviours.  It’s an exciting time for […]

By |May 27th, 2016|Photo Tips, Photographic workshops|1 Comment

Getting framed

It is said that an image has no value until it’s printed, signed and hung.

The first and most difficult step is to choose the image — usually graphic images are the most effective. And you might consider black and white options as they tend to go best with interiors.

Processing for print requires skill and […]

By |May 13th, 2016|Online learning, Photo Tips|0 Comments

Nikon or Canon – the debate continues

The best camera is the one that you have with you when something happens! Others will say that all cameras are good as long as they are black! Then there is the endless debate about whether Nikon or Canon are top of the pile. Having used Nikon for the past 30 years starting with […]

By |April 25th, 2016|Gear Reviews, Online learning, Photo Tips|0 Comments

Lodges to Landscapes: Sindabezi in its environment

For me lodges should be photographed in their environment to create the full picture of where they are situated. Places like Sindabezi on the Zambezi River owe their appeal not to their fittings and furnishings but to their isolation, rustic comforts and most of all their location. I have photographed Sindabezi and its sister […]

By |April 6th, 2016|Photo Tips|0 Comments

Photo tips : Photographing lightening

Luckily  lightening storms are fairly localized and it’s often easy to find a spot and photograph them without getting wet. In this instance, on a photo safari at Machaba Camp in Botswana, I had to feel for the lodge staff – within a few minutes of this image we were in the midst of […]

By |April 5th, 2016|Photo Tips|0 Comments