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"Adopt the pace of nature: Her secret is patience."

(Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Photo Safaris & Courses

Looking to capture the beauty of wildlife and nature through photography?
 
Look no further than our photography packages!

Our comprehensive packages include lectures, tutorials, editing, and practical options to help you improve your skills and capture stunning images.

Whether you're a beginner or an experienced photographer, we can tailor our services to meet your needs and help you achieve dreams.

Contact us today to learn more about our custom photo safaris and start capturing your moments forever!

Contact us for more information and a full itinerary of our activities.

Dream it, do it, live it!
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HALF DAY PHOTO SAFARI IN KRUGER (6-7 HOURS)

Early rise for sunrise and head into Kruger for a half day photo safari or do it the other way around for sunset in the afternoon. Whatever comes our way we will shoot with our cameras and exercise light with different conditions

Includes: Bean bag to use, Open safari vehicle with registered nature guide/photographer, Still water,Breakfast pack & cappuccino, comfy blankets

What to bring: Hat for the Sun & sun screen, Comfortable shoes, Waterproof & warm Jacket, Cameras & lenses, personal items

Excludes: Conservation fee, any other snacks or soft drinks, Personal expenses, Curios and gratuity

Price:  R1 995.00 per person sharing

Max: 6 photographers

Pick up times:

Mornings: 

Oct-March: 05:00 - 12:00         

April-Sept: 05:30 - 12:00

Middays:    

Aug - April: 11:30 -18:00                                  

May-July: 12:00-18:00

Free pick up in Phalaborwa town.          

FULL DAY PHOTO SAFARI IN KRUGER
(From sunrise to sunset)

Rise and shine early morning for full day photo safari in the Kruger National Park to get those golden hours for perfect photos. We will explore the Kruger National Park for special moments to photograph, play with light and have some fun.

Includes: Bean bag to use,Open safari vehicle with registered nature guide/photographer, Still water,Breakfast pack & cappuccino, Light lunch with fruit juice, comfy blankets

What to bring: Hat for the Sun & sun screen, Comfortable shoes, Waterproof & warm Jacket, Cameras & lenses, personal items

Excludes: Conservation fee, any other snacks or soft drinks, Personal expenses, Curios and gratuity

Price:  FROM R2 700 per person sharing

Max: 6 photographers  

Free pick up in Phalaborwa town.  

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ALL IN ONE DAY - THEORY &
4 HOUR PRACTICAL IN KRUGER

Complete Photography Tutorial and a practical session in Kruger with Open safari vehicle for 4 hours.
Option 1: Theory in the morning and afternoon safari drive for practical in Kruger

Option 2: Theory the one day and next day a morning safari in Kruger.

Includes: Open safari vehicle with registered nature guide/photographer, Still water,
Coffee, Tea, Rusks, Muffins.

  • Complete Photography Tutorial booklet

  • Printed notes on various wildlife photography settings

  • 3-4 hour practical in KNP  

What to bring: Hat for the Sun & sun screen, Comfortable shoes, Waterproof & warm Jacket, Cameras & lenses, Notepad & pen, personal items

Excludes: Conservation fee, Any other snacks or soft drinks, Personal expenses, Curios and gratuity    

Price:  FROM R2 900 per person sharing

Max: 3 photographers                                                             

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4 DAYS DOES IT ALL

One Day Comprehensive Photographic Tutorial

One Day Adobe Lightroom Digital workflow

One Day Adobe Lightroom Developing skills

One Full day practical wildlife safari day in Kruger 

** Development of images, Receive 3 Books and all the Key words of animals and birds and 50 Lightroom presets

Includes: Bean bag for use, Open safari vehicle with registered nature guide/photographer, Still water,Breakfast pack & cappuccino, Light lunch with fruit juice, comfy blankets

What to bring: 

For Classes: Notepad & pen, Cameras & lenses,Laptop or PC on both Lightroom days

For Photo Safari Day: Hat for the Sun & sun screen, Comfortable shoes, Waterproof & warm Jacket, Cameras & lenses, personal items,

Excludes: Conservation fee, any other snacks or soft drinks, Personal expenses, Curios and gratuity

Price:  FROM R6 700 per person sharing        

Max: 6 photographers     

Pick up times for safari:

Oct-March: 05:00                                 

April-Sept: 05:30 

Free pick up in Phalaborwa town.

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UMGEDE HIDE
(FULL DAY FROM 06:00 - 18:00)

The perfect set up for low angle photography to get that very unique shot!

The hide is luxuriously laid out with fridge, kettle, power points, a coach to take an afternoon nap, comfortable swing chairs and wi-fi.

It's a full day of wildlife and bird photography in sunken hide with wildlife photographer to assist from 6:00 till 18h00.

Pick up is at 05 am with an open safari vehicle from where we will travel to Umgede hide through Balule Nature Reserve.

Transport via open safari vehicle from Phalaborwa

Pick up time:  05:0O & RETURN: 18:00

What to bring:  Cameras & lenses, Wide angle lenses if you have, Warm jacket, Own food and drinks for the day, Personal items

Price: FROM R6 500 for 4 photographers sharing  

COMPLETE PHOTOGRAPHY TUTORIAL (6 HOURS THEORY)

Introduction & Background on photography

  • The difference between digital and analog photography

  • Understanding different cameras & lenses

  • Basic Photography, The perfect Exposure, ISO, F-stop , Shutter speed,

  • Focus, Composition, Crop ratio

  • Depth of field, White Balance

  • DSLR Shooting modes, metering modes, drive modes, picture styles

  • Understanding light

  • Histogram

  • The difference in jpeg & RAW

  • Difference between sharpness/clarity 

  • 1 Hour practice in garden  

What to bring: Your Cameras & lens, Note pad & pen

Includes: 6 hour tutorial,

Comprehensive Photographic booklet ,

distilled water,

Coffee & rusks

Price:  FROM R1 400.00 per student.    

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WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHY TUTORIAL

Introduction - wildlife & nature photography

  • Histogram & Exposure compensation

  • Tonal curve/ HUE

  • Wildlife Photography Essentials

  • Image stabilization

  • Bracketing

  • Wildlife Photography Settings

  • Know your subject & prepare for the unexpected

  • My 10 wildlife photography tips

  • The ethics on wildlife photography

  • Bird ,Landscape, Macro Photography

  • The art of panning

  • Night photography

  • 1 Hour practical in garden

What to bring: Your Cameras & lens, Note pad & pen

Includes: 6 hour tutorial,

Wildlife Photography booklet ,

distilled water, Coffee & rusks

Price: FROM R1 400.00 per student.        

ADOBE LIGHTROOM MODULE 1: BEGINNER COURSE - DIGITAL WORKFLOW

Introduction into Lightroom

Lightroom Library Modules

Importing and Organizing Images

Sorting basic Workflow

Keyboard Shortcuts and functions

Including:  Distilled water, Coffee, muffins or Rusks, Lightroom manual Module 1, Full set of keywords on all mammals and birds

What to bring: Your Laptop or PC, External drive, Photos to import from you card or camera, camera & lens, Note pad & pen 

Price:  FROM R1 400.00 per student / 6-7 HOURS

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ADOBE LIGHTROOM MODULE 2: ADVANCED COURSE - DEVELOPING SKILLS

Introduction into the Develop Module

Basic and Advance editing

Photo fixing tools

Selective adjustments

Special and creative effects Print and publish

Including:  Distilled water, Coffee, muffins or Rusks, Lightroom manual Module 2, Set of 50 Lightroom presets

What to bring: Your Laptop or PC, External drive, Photos to import from you card or camera, camera & lens, Note pad & pen

 Price:  FROM R1 400.00 per student / 6-7 HOURS

PHOTO SAFARIS

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