Month: July 2019

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The 12 and a half hour game drive

How often have you found yourself trawling through Instagram or any other photo sharing platform and stopping to think about the planning or time that went into capturing an image? Compared to other genres of photography, wildlife photographers often have very little time and options when it comes to planning their shot. Or do we? This post is all about the better part of 7 hours spent in the company…

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Why I love the Masai Mara

Returning from my first week in the Masai Mara for the year I find myself reflecting on what I love about the Masai Mara. I know our team here at Wild Eye go on about the camp, the staff and the experience but bear with me here. I want to try and share with you all, why it is that I simply cannot get enough of the Mara. Yes, the…

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Trip Report: Masai Mara 7-13 July 2019

We have been building up to the Mara season for the last couple of months so naturally I was extremely excited to return to what has become our second home. Having visited the Mara last year around the same time, the expectations were that the Wildebeests would not be close to the Mara Triangle just yet, but that the predator viewing would once again deliver. As we came in to…

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Trip Report: Thornybush and Manyaleti 15 June 2019 – 23 June 2019

This safari takes place in the north eastern section of South Africa in the Thornybush Game Reserve and the Manyaleti Game Reserve which are both part of the Greater Kruger National Park, this means that there are no fences between the reserves, which allows animals to move freely through the reserves. This safari takes place in two different reserves, Thornybush and the Manyaleti. The reason I chose these two reserves,…

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A Few Thoughts Before My First EVER Trip To The Masai Mara

I thought it would be appropriate to write a blog before and after my first experience in the Masai Mara. So here it goes… During my first month at Wild Eye, I was given the task to put together the blog. As I went through all the images and started creating the blog, I found myself building with excitement. Seeing the quality of the images and the variety of opportunities,…

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Favourite Moments From A Favourite Adventure!

Hello all Today in one week I'll be starting my next adventure. I am beyond excited because this journey will take my 6 guests & I on a 9 night Kenyan adventure. I have been hosting this particular safari for the past two & a half years & can easily say that it has become my favourite itinerary due to the diversity in landscapes & animal species. This incredible adventure…