Scott proves that iSimangaliso Wetland Park lives up to its name: “place of wonders” in isiZulu. South Africa’s first world heritage site does not disappoint for those armed with a camera and a zoom lens.
Scott Ramsay writes about his experience with the charismatic Peter Timm, the legendary deep sea diver and his life with coelecanths in Sodwana Bay; who has recently passed away.
Scott Ramsay adventures take him to iSimangaliso Wetland Park on the east coast of South Africa, where he indulges in the underwater treasures of the ocean at Rocktail bay.
Gallery Earth brings the seldom seen artistry of the aerial landscape into the home in this video.
Thank you for all the entries for our May Picture of the Month competition! Here are the top five photos as voted for by you on our Facebook and Google + pages.
Underwater photographer and journalist Aaron Gekoski finds beauty in the most unusual of places; fish eyes.
The month of April saw a wide selection of interesting African pictures entered into our Picture of the Month photographic competition. Our Facebook and Google + fans voted for their favourites and herewith are the top five photos for the month of April!
Over the years BeetleCam has evolved, and Will Burrad-Lucas is now releasing the latest results from the BeetleCam Project and announcing a new version of the remote control buggy, the BeetleCam Hybrid.
Stunning images of a mass of over 100 crocodiles feeding on a dead hippo in the Luangwa River.
Here are the top five pictures for our Picture of the Month March 2014 competition as voted by our Facebook and Google+ fans.
Albie Venter loves the Masai Mara, Kenya – he says that being able to witness and photograph nature’s incredible events in this stunning area is a worthy addition to anyone’s bucket list.
The Save Our Seas Foundation believes photography is a powerful tool for raising awareness about marine conservation. In an effort to help preserve life in our oceans, the foundation has set aside US$40 000 to invest directly in marine conservation photographers of the future.
When the summer thunderstorms arrive, the Golden Gate Highlands National Park in the Free State province of South Africa turns into a green mountain paradise.
Here are the top five pictures for our Picture of the Month February 2014 competition as voted by our Facebook and Google+ fans.
Photos show a love for Namibia, with its majestic dunes and wild animals.
A camera’s histogram is a graph which details the tonal range of your photograph. Chris Martin gives us some tips on how to use it to get perfect exposure.
Photos show a love for Namibia, with its majestic dunes and wild animals.
Here are the top five pictures for our Picture of the Month January 2014 competition as voted by our Facebook and Google+ fans.
Here are the top five pictures for our Picture of the Month December 2013 competition as voted by our Facebook and Google+ fans.
Will Burrad-Lucas launches an innovative contraption called the BeetleCopter. This device has incredible potential in wildlife filmmaking and photography; it is quieter and more manoeuvrable than a normal helicopter so it can get closer to animals with minimal disturbance.
Scott Ramsay invested in a Canon 1Dx DSLR camera and a 500mm lens and he couldn’t be happier with his choice of photography equipment.
Crop your picture so that your animal sits on/jumps off/stalks or licks our logo and your image could be featured on the Africa Geographic Facebook page!
A nail-biting series of images of a lion launching an attack on an eland in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park.
During a morning game drive in the western part of the Moremi game reserve in Botswana this blogger happens upon some hippos acting strangely.
The Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, famous for its predator viewing and diversity of smaller mammals and birdlife, has to be a photographer’s paradise.
Here are the top five pictures for our Picture of the Month November 2013 competition as voted by our Facebook and Google + fans.
Pictures tell the story as a wildebeest is rescued from a waterhole dam at Limpopo-Lipadi Private Game and Wilderness Reserve.
New Zealand photographer Chris McLennan gets a different view of a pride of wild lions in Botswana with use of a remote controlled buggy.
When you visit the Serengeti, you don’t only view lions, leopards or thousands upon thousands of wildebeest and other game. But you observe an African wilderness that is far beyond the comprehension of one’s imagination.
A good wildlife photograph is produced by leaving nothing to chance – know your stuff with these great photography tips.
Wildlife photography has never been so popular, so here are some tips to keep you ahead of the rest of the pack.
In the middle of nowhere in Namibia, somewhere between Sossusvlei and Walvis Bay, lies the one petrol-station town of Solitaire – a photographers dream come true.
Chris Martin gives us some tips on how to take care in the initial composition when photographing a variety of subject matters…
Africa Geographic Travel recently hosted a 5 day photographic safari at the picturesque Kariega Game Reserve in the Eastern Cape of South Africa, here is feedback from the guests…
South African photographer Greg du Toit has been announced as Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2013 in an awards ceremony hosted by the prestigious annual competition.
Jay Ross had ringside seats to a vicious battle between two large, rutting male impalas on a recent trip to the Masai Mara in Kenya.
A wildlife photographer tells us how using old DSLR cameras can be just as rewarding as using modern cameras.
Photoblog and video of a leopard kill caught in Mala Mala, South Africa by Martha van Rensburg. Here a leopard leaps into air and catches an impala.
An exquisite series of images of a cheetah taking down a gazelle so that her two young cubs can feed.
A photo series of a baboon playing chicken with a lion. The chacma baboon was stuck in a tree with the lions waiting for him at the bottom when he attempted his escape…
By the time we neared the sighting spot, the two leopards disappeared into some incredibly thick bush along the river. I asked Kevin what my best approach was and he said that I should try get down into the river.
Firstly, your equipment is good enough despite what you think or have been told! I’ve seen some amazing images taken with an entry level DSLR and kit lens (regardless of the make). Even the most expensive equipment isn’t going to get you anywhere without passion and patience. Secondly, look for second hand equipment online or at your […]
I was recently given a wonderful compliment by a fellow travel writer and photographer: that I had a knack for photographing people. I responded by saying that I found one of the best ways to put people at ease in front the camera was to turn the tables: hand them the camera and let them […]
Safari blog reader Francois van der Elst, recently returned from a trip to Zanzibar. Read what he has to say about his trip below and have a look through some of his breathtaking photographs to see what’s on offer on this beautiful island. “This is a very interesting island, if you go here you have […]
A pearl-spotted owlet provides the ultimate sighting after it catches a lovebird and proceeds to devour it.
Photographer Diego Arroyo travels the world “in search of the subtle: a smile, a wink of complicity, that special look that reveals our true and intimate essence. His challenge is trying to catch the story behind the eyes of strangers, the underlying magic that deserves to be seen and usually remains unnoticeable. ” – arroyodiego.com See below for […]