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Save Our Seas launches marine conservation photography grant

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.

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Gary Arndt on photographing Namibia

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.

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Canon 1DX and 500mm lens review

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.

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Greg Du Toit’s new book – AWE

We review Wildlife Photographer of the Year, Greg Du Toit’s new book, AWE.

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The Kgalagadi – a photographer’s paradise

The Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, famous for its predator viewing and diversity of smaller mammals and birdlife, has to be a photographer’s paradise.

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Elephant notices leopard and raises his ears.

Leopard vs. Elephant

Life as a guide allows you an exciting and often rare glimpse into the lives of Africa’s most beautiful animals. I recently had just such an experience as I watched a male leopard stroll along the banks of the Sand River. We noticed some elephant bulls up ahead and I thought to myself that the …

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Romping with Otters at Kariega Game Reserve

Truth be told there was nothing ominous about the morning as we duly kick-started it at 0600 am. The threat of rain seemed imminent, a leaden cloud slung low over Kariega’s contours and lazy mists rose from the grasslands below. Brendon Jennings, our guide, was bright eyed and bushy-tailed and as usual, eager as a …

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Photographing from the vulture hide at Golden Gate national Park

The Golden Gate Vulture Hide: Photography Tips

Recently Tim Jackson and Morgan Trimble took a trip to try out the new Sasol-sponsored vulture hide at the Golden Gate Highlands National Park. Here he gives you the low-down from a photographer’s persepctive…   The hide You approach the hide, on top of a ridge, from a car park a couple of hundred metres …

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leopard catches mating terrapin, leopard and turtle, leopard at water hole

Leopard catches more than it bargained for

On a recent trip to Etosha National Park in Namibia I found a Leopard resting in the shade close to a waterhole and decided to hang around in the hope of her hunting Springbok or other antelope at the waterhole. After about two hours I noticed some movement in the water and so did the …

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Cover Shot competition: Week 15′s Top 5 (plus your favourites)

In case you haven’t heard, we’re running a competition to find a cover for our January 2013 issue. Here are week 15′s finalists in our Cover Shot competition – the judges’ Top 5, plus your 5 ‘most liked’ photographs. Entries are now closed and we are in the process of selecting the winner. Thank you …

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