15 04, 2024

Review – 3 Legged Thing Ultra Plates

2024-04-15T07:32:14+01:00April 15th, 2024|Blog, Review|0 Comments

As a wildlife photographer, I appreciate the value of photography equipment and accessories which are adaptable and versatile. 3 Legged Thing have introduced a range of Ultra Plates via a Kickstarter programme. There’s a lot more to them than a normal quick release plate! Ultra Plates come in four [...]

3 04, 2024

Real and Witnessed in Nature

2024-04-03T09:58:51+01:00April 3rd, 2024|Blog|0 Comments

I took this photograph in the Sabi Sands reserve of South Africa’s Greater Kruger. We were crossing a dam and I looked back to see an amazing sight of an elephant herd approaching and drinking from a watering hole. A dead tree with what I think are [...]

3 10, 2023

Move over Alan 2.0, here comes Alana!

2023-10-03T14:18:57+01:00October 3rd, 2023|Blog, Review|0 Comments

It's no secret I am a strong advocate of using monopods for wildlife photography and film work. I've talked about it many times on blogs on my website and also over on our African Photography Safaris Podcast. My current monopod, which is as much a constant addition to [...]

31 05, 2022

Fujifilm X-H2S and XF150-600mm Lens

2023-05-19T17:45:12+01:00May 31st, 2022|Blog, FUJIFILM, Review|32 Comments

I've recently had the pleasure of photographing some native UK wildlife with a pre-production Fujifilm X-H2S and XF150-600mm lens. The X-H2S was officially announced during the Fujifilm X-Summit on 31st May 2022. The XF150-600mm was added to the lens road map in 2021 but its official specification was also [...]

9 03, 2022

Wildlife Photography Safari Gear List

2022-04-22T11:08:28+01:00March 9th, 2022|Blog|1 Comment

Getting geared up for a wildlife photography safari is crucial to the enjoyment and success of what may be a once in a lifetime experience. Aside from the obvious things like cameras and lenses there are a few other bits and pieces that need careful consideration for space in [...]

16 02, 2022

Behind the Photo – Leopard in the Tree

2022-04-22T11:17:51+01:00February 16th, 2022|Behind The Photo, Blog|0 Comments

THE STORY During the final morning drive of our 2019 Maasai Mara photography safari we were hoping to give our group the opportunity to photograph a leopard. Despite previous regular and recent sightings with good photography opportunities, they had been elusive during this particular week. We drove out over the [...]

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