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GoPro Hero Range

Enter the world of action cameras One thing is for sure, if you are out there putting your life and reputation on the line, you should be documenting the “crash and burn” or your rise to stardom. Today we will be looking specifically at the GoPro Hero Range and how these amazing little pieces of trickery […]

My thoughts on the Nikon 80-400 mm f/4.5 – 5.6G AF-S ED VR lens

Leopard yawning After shooting with my trusty Canon gear for more than a decade I’ve ‘crossed over to the dark side’ as most of my disappointed Canon-loving friends call it. That’s right. I’m now a Nikon-man. “Why would you suddenly change brands after so many years?”, many have asked. Well, there are many reasons, but […]

Shooting and Processing Landscape Panoramas

Have you ever wanted to capture a beautiful landscape but the scene is just too big to fit into your frame? Then creating a panorama is definitely the way to go. I want to give you some tips and how to shoot a panorama that gives you the most freedom when processing it, as well […]

Low Key Wildlife Photography

I have always admired the atmosphere and moodiness created by low key photography. There is something surreally spectacular to a well shot, low key, wildlife photograph. Perhaps it is because the subject stands out very well against the totally underexposed background, but to me a well shot low key photograph presents mystery and atmosphere in […]

Creating dark mood food photography

From Woolworth’s double page spreads to Plum magazine, the world of food is being dominated by dark, moody photography styles. With an emphasis on muted tones and rich textures, this photography style adds drama to photos; conjuring feelings of rustic farm kitchens and intimate bistros. The beauty of this style lies in its use of […]

Five photographic hotspots to add to your bucket list

…with the focus on wildlife. Not a month goes by without at least one person asking me what my favourite destination for wildlife photography is. To be honest, my answers are never the same. Just like it’s impossible to choose between my 16-35mm f/2.8 and my 70-200mm f/2.8 lenses, it’s impossible to choose one location […]

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.  Man on bicycle in Angkor ParkOn 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, […]

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 […]

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