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 […]

Landscape photography with David Rogers


1.    Landscapes require planning. Think about drama — big seas, meandering rivers, flowering fields, snow capped mountains, cloud formations and full moons. All of them give depth to an image. A landscape might be drab at midday but if you return when the sun is in the correct position it could become fantastic. If […]

Do’s and don’ts of booking a photographic safari lodge

How to choose a great photographic Safari Lodge
Having spent upwards of 25 years as a photojournalist, lodge critic, photographic guide and tour operator specialising in Africa’s wild places, David Rogers has learned which lodges tick the right boxes for photographers – and those which do not. “It’s not so much about the brass taps […]

Ikhaka Photo Club


Wandile Tonqa (pictured above) is a self-taught photographer who lives in the Cape flats (Langa) which is a poor community very close to Cape Town. He works for CNBC Africa as a broadcast technician & camera operator and says that he owes his success to photography. He talks with wonderful commitment.

“I used photography as […]

Photograph the Best of South Africa in November 2014

We have just launched a best of South Africa trip. 21 – 29 November 2014

The highlights include

Outstanding big five photography
4 days in Sabi Sand at Mala Mala
4 days in Cape Town at Steenberg Estate
Viewing of great white sharks
Dramatic mountains and seascapes
Wineries and architecture
Led by South African guide David Rogers
4 people only

Visit our upcoming workshops […]

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