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Nikon D500 Real World Review
05th September 2016 - 1 comment
I have been asked by many recently to share my thoughts on this camera, so in the below review I will talk about some of the major things I really like about the camera, and some of the things I don’t as well as some setup options I have used on my own D500


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Low Key Wildlife Photography
24th June 2016 - 0 comments
Low-key photography is an exciting genre of wildlife photography, although challenging for both the beginner and experienced photographer, the results are extremely rewarding when you nail the image.


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Tusk Photo – Photographic Safaris with a difference!
29th January 2016 - 0 comments
Capture world class wildlife photos as you join our prestigious photographic safaris and tours. Our safaris take you to not only highly sought after areas in the remotest corners of Africa but also to various mind-blowing destinations around the world.
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Tusk Photo - Japan Winter Photo Safari
20th May 2015 - 0 comments
Indulge your spirit of adventure as you join this 14 day photographic tour to visit breathtaking parts of Japan, to photograph many of the species of wildlife found there, all in a picturesque, magnificent mountain and coastal countryside. From Snow Monkeys to Steller’s Sea Eagles this safari offers the best of Japan winter spectacle.


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Its all in the Eyes
04th December 2014 - 0 comments
For the beginners entering into the realm of photography, wildlife photography can be one of the toughest fields to master. Together with all the normal challenges of general photography and getting your head around your camera, you also have to deal with subjects that generally have no interest in cooperating, don't take orders and pretty much do as they please.


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SLR Simulator
29th October 2014 - 0 comments
A really great tool to help you understand and make sense of F-stops, shutter speed, ISO, metering and more!
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Noise in Images and How to Get Rid of It!!
03rd October 2014 - 2 comments
In today’s age of digital SLR cameras, the image quality is amazing, but one thing we hear on a regular basis is still the issue of the noise or grain in images, especially images shot at low light. Now one of the greatest issues with photographers is the misunderstanding of noise and how it affects their images, actually understanding at which point excessive noise becomes detrimental to their images


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Chobe River Photographic Safari - Sept 2014, Day 5
03rd October 2014 - 0 comments
The final excursion for the first ODP Safari group met and surpassed all expectations.


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Chobe River Photographic Safari - Sept 2014, Day 4
30th September 2014 - 1 comment
Although we thought of visiting the Chobe National Park by road this morning, the river looked simply too beautiful, and we chose a boat trip instead.


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Chobe River Photographic Safari - Sept 2014, Day 3
29th September 2014 - 0 comments
A Hunting Croc tries Again and Again

Another heavenly beautiful morning awaited us on the river this morning, and again the abundance of wildlife was breathtaking. A nocturnal wind blew away any haziness last night, leaving the air and light crisply sharp and clear.


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Chobe River Photographic Safari - Sept 2014, Day 2
23rd September 2014 - 0 comments
The river was simply beautiful this morning and we took full advantage of each fabulous, very full moment.


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Chobe River Photographic Safari - Sept 2014, Day 1
21st September 2014 - 0 comments
As everyone was here by midday we quickly got down to 'business'. Big decisions! Should we go out on the river this afternoon - or should we venture into the Chobe National Park in the land vehicle. Choices ...


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Processing Wildlife Composites
09th September 2014 - 0 comments
As a continuation of one of my previous posts "Shooting Wildlife Composites", and as promised even though its about a year later, i will now go through a post processing workflow on how to combine and stitch your composite images into that beautiful final product you envisaged.


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Elephant Plains: Lions Set the Scene for a Bumper Safari
29th March 2014 - 0 comments
The bush! In all the years I have never seen it as lush, thick, or the grass as long as it is this year. And water everywhere! Although it is a good three weeks since the last rain fell here, the ground is saturated and there are large puddles everywhere, with seepages, trickles and wetness all around. The dams are overflowing and even some of the roads resemble small rivulets.
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Londolozi 12 March 2014 - Private Guided Photo Safari
12th March 2014 - 0 comments
Well the final morning of our private photographic safari with Africa Photographic Travel at Londolozi Game Reserve did not disappoint for my guests and i.


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Londolozi 11 March 2014 - Private Guided Photo Safari
11th March 2014 - 0 comments
My guests and i had another cracking morning drive today at Londolozi Game Reserve and with some great weather and light.


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Londolozi 10 March 2014 - Private Guided Photo Safari
10th March 2014 - 0 comments
Great to be back at Londolozi hosting a family on a private photographic safari for Africa Photographic Travel. We already had a great sighting of a large herd of buffalo on the way into the camp. So the scene was set and expectations were mounting and once again Londolozi produced.


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Nikon D600 Field Review
01st November 2013 - 0 comments
With the Nikon D600, Nikon has delivered a full-frame DSLR at a reasonably low price for such a large full frame sensor. To add to that the D600 delivers huge resolution and many of the features found in the Nikon D800 for nearly two thirds of the price.
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