I think that this lens is one of the most exciting things to happen for photographers for some time. Its light, its fast, its sharp and because its light its going to give me lots more shots. Imagine crawling on the ground photographing elephants. With this lens you can shoot them at 400 mm […]
I have just returned a fantastic journey that took me to some of the very best wildlife camps in South Africa. And then finished off with a five day visit to Cape Town. What a top trip. For someone wanting the best of South Africa this is a great way to do it for […]
The Camranger is a handy wireless transmitter device that allows you to shoot wirelessly from your smartphone or ipad to your digital SLR. I bought it at a at the Johannesburg Photo Expo where it was being sold for about R2800 as a special price. The chance to test it came on a recent […]
My top tip for what to pack safari travelling gear are as follows
1. Pack quick-dry light weight fabrics.
2. Long sleeves and long pants are best for all round wear.
3. Take a wide-brimmed hat — it must be able to pack flat in your bag.
4. Shoes that cover your feet properly are best to keep […]
Keeping large fast lenses such as the Nikon 400 mm 2,8 (it weighs upwards of 4 kilograms) steady on game drives provides a significant challenge for photographers. If you are shooting with big glass, my advice is to get some good support. Not only could it save the sharpness of your image but it […]