Marcus on macro

My friend, Marcus Jooste, is a Macro Expert, who is well known for his work on all manner of subjects from snails to landscapes.

At our most recent Kirstenbosch Workshop he kindly chatted to our group and made this very difficult but rewarding genre and made it appear really very easy.

He  demonstrated 3 Macro lenses

Nikon […]

Kirstenbosch Workshop

Flowers, mice, owls, guineafowls, insects, birds – these were the stars of the show on a one day one day workshop held at Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens on 17 November. Our group of 13 comprised several delegates that had attended the excellent Wild Shots Conference the previous day. Just as occurs on workshops to more […]

Mana Pools Impressions

 

In my 20 exciting years as a photographer and guide in southern Africa, the famed landscapes and wildlife of Mana Pools National Park in northern Zimbabwe has somehow escaped the attention of my camera. Perhaps it was down to the country’s political situation, but in truth my focus has always been on Zambia and […]

Zambia Predators

Highlights

 

South Luangwa National Park and Lower Zambezi National Park
Photographic workshop with David Rogers
Timed for predator action especially lions and leopards
Exceptional carmine bee-eater opportunities

I often run photographic workshops to Zambia during the Emerald Season when the bush is lush and green, migrant birds have arrived, the skies are piled high with thick clouds and the […]

The great Cape flower safari

The cold fronts came in strong waves this year – and throughout the winter I have been dreaming of a road trip up the West Coast of South Africa into Namaqualand. Every spring this dryland, which is called the Succulent Karoo is covered with vygies, daisies and other flowering desert plants. It’s a botanical […]

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