Capture that best shot!
This safari experience is designed for those enthusiasts in the world. Where better to be the best photographer you can be than in the natural environments of the organic African bush? Catering for different skill levels, from the enthusiastic amateur to the seasoned professional, Africa plays host to dramatic landscapes, incredible wildlife and exceptional scenery. Some of our favourite destinations include Namibia (for its contrasting desert landscapes and clear starry nights), South Africa (for its purpose built photographic lodges and game-drive vehicles), Botswana (for its incredible sunsets and close wildlife opportunities) and East Africa (for the fabled wildebeest Great Migration photo).
These specialized safaris can be experienced on a game vehicle that has been specifically adapted for cameras with extra room for equipment and extended booms, as well as on boats. The package includes the guidance of a professional guide. The many elements and principles of photography will also be discussed throughout the safari such as lighting, backlighting, action shots, space, composition, shooting techniques and panning. A new aspect of photography becomes essential to this particular photography experience and that is, vehicle placement and animal behaviour. Furthermore it is vital that you will be provided with a guide whose level of expertise lie in these areas.
If your trip is in our green season, the southern hemisphere’s summer period, make sure to pack your rain jacket as well as cool clothing as the odd afternoon thunder shower may occur however it will still be humid! Remember, a hat and sunscreen for during Africa’s sunny days. And of course, if you really want to take your African safari experience to a professional level by being safari-cheek, suggested colours to wear are beige, khaki, olive green or any neutral colours. You’ll blend right it.
Most importantly, don’t forget your camera! Unless you are reluctant to bring your own equipment, that is alright too, guests are able to rent equipment for the duration of your trip. These safari’s do come at a premium price however guarantee some of the most elite wildlife photography experiences in Africa.