Tag: Trevor

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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: 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,…


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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Best Of Serengeti: Trip Report 08 March 2019 – 20 March 2019

A trip like no other! In March, I headed up to Tanzania to host our Wild Eye - Best of the Serengeti Safari with Johan van Zyl. This is a safari that we have hosted over the last couple of years, but my first time hosting this specific safari and what an experience it was going to turn out to be! The safari takes places over 4 different destinations within…

Behind The Frame Episode 30

The behind the frame series takes RAW wildlife images, works through the technical specifications of the image and then looks at how the image is edited in Lightroom. In this episode, Trevor takes us through a black and white conversion, sharing his thoughts on what makes a good black and white image and what to look for when converting an image.   Until next time, Trevor


Why choose a photographic safari?

What is the difference between a safari and a photographic safari? and why should you choose a photographic safari? To many the mere words ''Photo Safari'' can be quite intimidating and automatically off putting if the individual isn't photographically inclined. If you are one of those individuals, I hope that this blog puts your mind at ease. This is a question that us guides get asked on a frequent basis…


Growing As A Photographer

Something that I have found that comes up quite often lately is, how do I grow as a photographer? How do I become a better photographer? Well, there is no set in stone, stock standard way to get better. There are multiple ways for one to improve on your skills and to learn new techniques as a photographer. Let’s take a look at some of the main things that first…

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What is Panning and Radial Blur?

What is Panning and Radial Blur? Why would we want to do it? Panning and Radial blur are photographic techniques which revolve around slow shutter speeds and movement. It requires a lot of practice and patience but is really fun to play around with especially when light is not on your side. In this blog, I am going to discuss the principle of these two techniques as well as share…