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Your Wildlife Images Reviewed | Episode 3

In the “Your Wildlife Images reviewed” series we look at edited wildlife images sent through by guests and followers of Wild Eye. Our Wild Eye Team will look at your processed images and give constructive feedback on the images and any further edits that could be considered to improve the image. In this series you will not only get some advice on processing your images in Lightroom, but we will…

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Best of Serengeti

It is hard to think of another destination that can compete with the Serengeti from a pure numbers point of view. The Serengeti is an absolute haven for wildlife, from grazers to growers and even Predators. The Serengeti is a name firmly embedded within the safari culture of both days gone by and the modern era. It has inspired filmmakers, drawn in countless wildlife photographers and romanced lovers from all around the…

Your Wildlife Images Reviewed | Episode 2

In the "Your Wildlife Images reviewed" series we look at edited wildlife images sent through by guests and followers of Wild Eye. Our Wild Eye Team will look at your processed images and give constructive feedback on the images and any further edits that could be considered to improve the image. In this series you will not only get some advice on processing your images in Lightroom, but we will…

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Places We Love: Kaingo Camp | South Luangwa National Park | Zambia

Kaingo Camp was built in 1992 and is Shenton Safaris’ flagship camp. Here, six chalets sit idyllically along the Luangwa River. Kaingo is designed simply, to make you feel at home in the bush and to offer you a chance to get close on safari the Shenton family way. Kaingo Camp means Leopard in the local Nyanja language, which is fitting as our camp has a long history with these…

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3 mistakes you SHOULDN’T make on Safari

Safaris are without a doubt incredible to experience and can be life changing. Here are some of the mistakes that you shouldn't make on your Safari experience. 1.  Have unrealistic expectations With social media being part of our daily lives, we are constantly flooded with incredible wildlife images one after another.  Although these images are usually taken over a period of time (often stretching a few years) it can easily…

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My favourite images of 2019

As this year is drawing to a rapid close, I took some time to show some of my favourite sightings and images for this year. The Marsh in Amboseli is a beautiful place to photograph Elephants and this Female just posed perfectly with the setting sun. The rainy season always brings some moody skies, the perfect opportunity to photograph Elephants with a wide angle lens Again Amboseli offered some incredible photographic opportunities this…

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South Luangwa… A destination that will steal your heart and touch your soul

It's no secret anymore, South Luangwa has without a doubt become one of my favourite Safari destinations, if not my favourite. A few week ago I had the privilege of once again visiting the magnificent Park, also known as "The Valley of the Leopards". During this trip we spent 8 days in total at two perfectly located Camps, Tena Tena and Kaingo, October is my favourite time to visit South…

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48 hours with Savute’s Mega Pride

Since watching the fascinating documentary "Africa's Giant Killers" I have wanted to view and spend time with Savute's Mega Pride. This incredibly powerful pride consists of 29 individual Lions, ranging from young Cubs to adult Lionesses, from young Males who's manes are just developing to big black maned Lions. During this documentary they focus on how this particular Pride have developed the technique and skill set to take down young…

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Tech vs Creativity

This is a discussion that always comes up at some point during a photographic safari, how important is it to stay on top of the latest and greatest cameras & lenses and how big a part does your creativity play in your photographic journey? Personally I don't believe that a newer camera will automatically result in better images...  Yes upgrading your camera gear certainly does have it's benefits, and here's…

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Creating a diverse portfolio

One of the things that a lot of photographers struggle with, is to create a diverse portfolio. So many time either travelling to the same destination numerous times or photographing a particular subject the same way over and over again, photographers can often fall into the trap of doing the same thing time and time again. There are numerous ways of creating a more diverse portfolio, and I will highlight…