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Wildlife photography – leave nothing to chance

A good wildlife photograph is produced by leaving nothing to chance – know your stuff with these great photography tips.

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Think before you click

Wildlife photography has never been so popular, so here are some tips to keep you ahead of the rest of the pack.

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A word about composition

Chris Martin gives us some tips on how to take care in the initial composition when photographing a variety of subject matters…

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Shooting with a dinosaur

A wildlife photographer tells us how using old DSLR cameras can be just as rewarding as using modern cameras.

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Mother and leopard cub get unwanted visitors

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.

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Wildlife photography tips from Chad Wright

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 …

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Sibling rivalry in the African bush

Original source: bushboundgirl.com If I was born into a family of Verreaux Eagles, my sister would have pushed me out of the nest a long time ago. Beth and I had a love-hate relationship growing up. Sometimes we were best friends, other times we wanted to rip each other’s hair out. Although she is younger …

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13 Things I Have Learnt About Photography

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 …

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A photographer’s perspective: The Wild vs Captive debate

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? …

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2 lions, 1 cheetah – who wins?

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 …

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