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Zanzibar – A Great Photographic Destination

I recently returned from a trip to Zanzibar, an independently governed island of the United Republic of Tanzania. The purpose of the trip was to visit family now living and working in Stone Town, a sprawling city on the western side of the island.   No trip of this nature is made without my camera […]

Riding a bicycle through Angkor Archaeological Park.

Riding a bicycle through one of the UNESCO world heritage sites should definitely be on your bucket list.  On my hired bicycle in Angkor Park If you are like me, you will want to document the entire trip. There are right ways to do this, as well as wrong ways, so I decided to make […]

What makes a 10 out of 10 sighting?

An example from Elephant Plains, August 2015 – ODP Safaris   “Really? Which pride? Hmmmm… What’s ‘vis’ like?”   Visibility is often a deciding factor when we have to make a decision on whether or not to follow up on a sighting that another ranger has called in in the Sabi Sands.   “Five out […]

Nikon 80-400mm f/4.5 – f/5.6G: Practical Safari Test

Deciding on which lens to take on Safari can be a tough decision and mostly depends on your destination as well as how close you can get to your subject. I do a lot of safaris into the Sabi Sands area and to date I have used Nikon’s 200-400mm f/4 lens on one camera body and […]

Creating a Photoshop Action to Watermark your Images

Watermarking images is very important for photographers, because it is a means to protect their intellectual property. Watermarking is not a foolproof method to avoid having your images stolen online, because someone could “Photoshop” your watermark out if they really, really wanted to. Nevertheless, watermarking your images is always good practice, but can be a […]

Canon announces new 250mp sensor

Canon develops APS-H-size CMOS sensor with approximately 250 megapixels, the world’s highest pixel count for its size Information courtesy of Canon Global   TOKYO, September 7, 2015—Canon Inc. announced today that it has developed an APS-H-size (approx. 29.2 x 20.2 mm) CMOS sensor incorporating approximately 250 million pixels (19,580 x 12,600 pixels), the world’s highest […]

The Canon 200-400 confession of a zoomless photographer

The confession   This is a confession. I confess that I have only ever loved fixed super-telephoto lenses. I confess that I have always told other people to buy fixed lenses, and I confess that I have made a mistake. Fixed super-telephoto lenses   For thirty years I have been photographing with fixed focal length […]

The most relaxed leopard cub in the Sabi Sands!

Watching Salayexe’s cub grow…   On Sunday the 21st of June at exactly 16:22 my heart skipped a beat. We’ve been watching Salayexe, one of Sabi’s most relaxed leopardesses, waiting patiently for her six week-old cub to show itself. She called softly, and her fluffy little treasure appeared, staring out at us anxiously with eyes […]

New Tamron SP 45mm F/1.8 Di VC USD

Tamron SP 45mm F/1.8 Di VC USD (Model F013) (Canon Mount and Nikon Mount)   First High-Speed 45mm Fixed Focal Standard Lens in Full-Frame Format with VC, Offers Unique Perspective with Significantly Shorter Minimum Focusing Distance   Overview   ▪ A New Standard among all standard lenses.   ▪ Slight wide-angle delivers a new photographic […]

Recently launched Tamron SP 35mm F/1.8 Di VC USD

Tamron SP 35mm F/1.8 Di VC USD (Model F012) (Canon Mount and Nikon Mount)   35mm Standard Wide-Angle Lens with VC and World’s First 0.2m (7.9”)   Minimum Object Distance for Full-Frame DSLR Cameras   SP 35mm F/1.8 Di VC USD Side View Tamron SP 35mm F/1.8 Di VC USD   Overview   ▪ Natural […]

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