Photos show a love for Namibia, with its majestic dunes and wild animals.
2014 Travel Photographer of the Year, Gary Arndt recently spent some time in Namibia and we managed to get him to sit still long enough to give us his top tips for capturing Namibia on film.
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.
Kwando Safaris recently held their 5th annual photography competition, which received a fantastic number of quality entries! Here are the winners of each category. The grand prize was won by P. Dorchain, for capturing this amazing shot in the ‘Action’ category.
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 adorable selection of images featuring some playful lion cubs in Kenya’s Masai Mara.
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 […]
Now, if anything’s going to get you itching for a beach holiday – it will be the following photographs, sent in by Francois van der Elst whilst holidaying in Bazaruto and Vilanculos, Mozambique. “This trip was amazing, the weather was good and it was a quiet time of year, which you couldn’t ask for more as a photographer… […]
Six intrepid and excited Capetonians gathered at the Simon’s Town jetty on Saturday to board the Africa Geographic Travel Pelagic Charter and set-off into a spectacular “fiery” sunrise. Blessed with clear skies, a light breeze and smooth waters we made our way out of the bay, admiring the jagged contours of the Hottentots Holland against […]
It has been a while since I have been here to share my stories, but I hope that you are all at least enjoying my Khaki Fever page in Africa Geographic magazine each month. The months between my last blog post and now have kept me very busy watching leopard cubs grow up, watching my […]
In this blog post I have decided to discuss the wild vs captive debate, as I feel this is somewhat a grey area that has been on photographers minds for a long time. So what is it really all about? Why are wildlife photographers so hung up on if the creature is wild or not? […]
Below you will find the remainder of photographs taken whilst on safari in Ethiopia, Zambia and Botswana. If you missed the first part to this blog post, which contains a collection of portrait photographs, you can read it here. All photos © Dmitri Markine, www.blog.dmitrimarkine.com
Kenya, Botswana, Namibia and the Seychelles: these are the magical places photographer Martin Harvey visited and immortalised in his aerial portfolio ‘Africa from Above’. Here’s an appetiser for what awaits you in the current issue of Africa Geographic. For Martin Harvey’s full portfolio and his tips for aerial wildlife photography get your special anniversary issue […]
By: Scott Ramsay, YearInTheWild.com For the past few weeks I have been travelling through Kaokoland and Damaraland in north-west Namibia. My first highlight of the trip was spending time in the massive conservancy of Puros, an area of incredible scenery and the desert elephants. One misty morning my Himba guide Robbin Uatokuja and I found them on […]
By Marsel van Oosten “Little over a year ago I was on a photo assignment in Zambia and stayed at an amazing bush camp. It was located right on the banks of the Zambezi river, unfenced and in the middle of the wilderness. Contrary to the more well-known safari destinations like Kenya, Tanzania, Botswana and […]
I’d like to share some pictures from my recent trip to Africa. It was an amazing experience. I had no phone or internet connection for most of the trip! At times I’d put down my camera and just immerse myself in their lives. That allowed me to learn more about the people and their traditions. […]
Not sure where to begin. I spent a few weeks in Morocco, Africa back in December 2012 – January 2013. On my 3rd day there I caught an infection which later grew into bronchitis. I was in a lot of pain and there were days when I had no energy to even hold 1 of […]
German born cyclist Robert Mennen was thrown off his bike when he collided with a buck during one of the world’s most extreme cycle races, the ABSA Cape Epic. The crash left Mennen with a broken collarbone and snapped handle bars. httpv://youtu.be/SQeuT7ekOhE Can you tell which buck this is? Let us know below. Cycling in Africa […]
Original source: bushboundgirl.com Who is Chad? Read the interview I did with him, on the Africa Geographic blog. 1. It’s about the person, not the camera. Chad: ’I’m not really that good [at photography] Rach, I just have a lot of opportunities and a great camera.’ me: ’Ya, whatever. I’ve used fancy cameras before and […]
Young lions learn the meaning of inter-species competition. It was an uncharacteristically cold and rainy day in the bush, my family arrived to visit me from England after one of my photographic safaris and we decided to make the most of the visit. Even though the weather resembled that of England rather than Africa, we […]