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The New Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L II USM

Press Release Courtesy of Canon South Africa:   A modern classic for reportage – the new 
Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L II USM    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa. 27 August 2015 – Canon today introduces the 
EF 35mm f/1.4L II USM, a new wide angle L-series lens designed for professional photographers wanting to capture their world with […]

Pon Intended

Interview with the skyrocketing Gareth Pon   Gareth Pon believes that everyone should have at least one ridiculous dream that they believe can come true and since he can remember, his has been to go to space. Growing up, he maintained his dream of space travel and avoided it becoming a career, and opted out […]

Sharpening Images in Photoshop Using a High Pass Filter

There are many different ways to sharpen images in Photoshop, such as the standard “Sharpen”, “Smart Sharpen” and “Unsharp Mask” filters.   I want to show you how to use a “High Pass” filter for easy and effective sharpening. Below is the photo that I will use to demonstrate the technique. Before: Image of a […]


How to get an enormous python out of a tree.   Words and photos by Villiers Steyn     “Guess who’s been found?” asked our ranger, Morné Fouché, around seven o’clock on a nippy winter’s morning. “It’s Tingana, and he’s not alone!”    Tingana is a well-known, extremely relaxed male leopard that roams the northern […]

Tips for Flying a Drone in Vietnam

Thinking of taking your drone along with you on your next trip to Vietnam? Here are some tips from someone who just did it. Ha Long Bay – Vietnam. In April 2014, I made one of the best decisions of my life. I decided to buy a plane ticket to Bangkok, and backpack through parts […]


A Tokina 16-28mm field review (available for both Canon and Nikon mounts)   I have always loved photography, especially Wildlife photography. I have done some Landscape photography in the past but I never really got too serious about it. Recently, however, I presented a Landscape Photographic workshop and led a Landscape photographic trip to Namibia. […]

Bushveld Big Brother

Camera trap action from a Lowveld birdbath   Words and photos by Villiers Steyn    There are few things more exciting than downloading photos from a camera trap. Being able to see which creatures visited your campsite, waterhole or, in our case, the garden birdbath while you were out or asleep is exhilarating and, sometimes, […]

Understanding panorama photography and parallax

Understanding how to capture all the sight   How to capture the endless beauty, is one of the challenges of shooting expansive landscapes. Lens makers have provided us with wide-angle lenses, however they have their limitations. One of them being, it’s another lens that you have to buy or rent and carry along with you. Another, and […]

ODP Safaris – Machaba Camp Part 2

It just keeps getting better!   Feedback from Machaba Camp, Okavango Delta – Part II   Read Part 1   Taking out a new group of guests after having just spent four days with another is tricky, not only because their expectations are usually high (most keep a close eye on the ODP Safaris Facebook […]

ODP Safaris Namibia Trip Report – Part 3

Trip Report – Part 3   Read Part 1 and Part 2   We had a very easy 5 hour drive to the Anderson Gate from Swakopmund… the closest gate to Halali Camp, our base for the next three nights.   On the way to Halali we passed a few waterholes which we checked for […]

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