Behind the Frame: Leopard Look Up

In this episode of Behind the Frame, Wild Eye photographic guide and host Michael Appalsamy sits down to chat to you about an image he captured in the Masai Mara earlier this year. If you would love to learn more about photo editing, then sit back relax and let Mike explain just how he would [...]

A Minute in the Mara | August 2023

Take a minute out of your day and have a look at what the Masai Mara in Kenya was like for Wild Eye guests during the month of August, 2023. MASAI MARA EXPERIENCE The Masai Mara offers incredible photographic opportunity outside of the typical migration period. In fact, many an award winning image have been [...]

Top Images from the Field – August 2023

Presenting this month's Top Images from the Field! The images in this video were all captured by Wild Eye Photographic guides throughout the month of August. Our guides had a busy month hosting both scheduled safaris and private safari's. This month's instalment is definitely a bit longer than usual! Please feel free to leave a [...]

Top Images from the Field – July 2023

Presenting this month's Top Images from the Field! The images in this video were all captured by Wild Eye Photographic guides throughout the month of July. Our guides had a busy month hosting both scheduled safaris and private safari's. With the bulk of Wild Eye's activities occurring at the Wild Eye Mara Camp. Please feel [...]

Top Images from the Field – June 2023

Presenting this month's Top Images from the Field! The images in this video were all captured by Wild Eye Photographic guides throughout the month of June. Ou guides had a busy month hosting both scheduled safaris and private safari's. With the bulk of Wild Eye's activities occurring in East Africa, this time around! Please feel [...]

10 Days in the Serengeti

I recently returned from my first safari for the year and it was a goodie! For this one we focused on the central and western Serengeti and spent 16 nights across 3 different areas. However, for this trip report, I choose to focus on the time spent in the actual Serengeti National Park, as the [...]

Basic Introduction to Lightroom Classic

Just getting into digital photography and editing your images and upon opening Lightroom Classic for the first time, found yourself to be rather confused? Well, in this video I show you around the software and just what is going on. It may even help some of you that have been using Lightroom for a while. [...]

Rental Gear Recommendations for the Northern Serengeti

Are you wondering what gear you should rent for your Northern Serengeti Safari with Wild Eye? In this video, Luke goes over the gear he would select from our rental cabinet. If you would like to chat to Trevor or Mike about renting some gear for your upcoming safari then please get in touch here: [...]

This Is Wild Eye

This, is Wild Eye. For a little over a decade now, Wild Eye has positioned itself as a leader in the photographic safari industry. Our team of dedicated guides and travel planners continue to work tirelessly to create, and host, life-changing safari experiences to exciting destinations in Africa, and elsewhere around the world. Join us [...]

7 Days in Namibia

I recently hosted a private safari in Namibia and while the trip was relatively short at only 1 week, it was at the end of an overall 4 weeks safari and man, it did not disappoint! What a fantastic way to end a safari. First we went on a pilgrimage to find the White Elephants [...]

Nikon Z9 Custom Button Mapping

In this video, I show you how I set up my function buttons on my Nikon Z9, specifically for wildlife photography. Of course, these are just the way that I have them set up and your use case may change entirely. I hope it helps all you new Z9 owners out there. Have a different [...]

Nikon Z9 Basic Camera Setup

In this video, I take a look at my shiny new Nikon Z9 and show you just how I sets up my Photo Shooting Menu and Video Recording Menu. There will be more videos coming soon on this flagship camera, from a Custom Button Mapping Video, to an in depth look at the focusing system [...]

Mara Experience Week

I recently had the pleasure of returning to the Wild Eye Mara Camp for the first time this season! This incredible week included some mind blowing sightings and I am not joking when I say, I experienced the best 45 minutes of safari in my life! Click play and watch my head talk about some [...]

They’re big, they’re grey and we absolutely love them.

Of course, for the discerning wildlife lover, you already know what I am talking about. However, for those of you that are bit urban, perhaps. I am talking about the biggest of them, the undisputed champions of the African bush, the true kings of the jungle and savanna alike – the noble and sometimes pesky, [...]

A 5 Week Private Safari

I recently returned from an incredible 5-week private safari that spanned 2 countries, 5 provinces, 9 biomes, 7 reserves, 8 lodges, 3 Land Rovers, 4 Land Cruisers, 8 flights, 5 transfers, 1267889364 photographs, 3 sleep-ins, 140gb of video, 3 monkey raids, 1 flat tire and a whole lot of wildlife viewing! In fact, our total [...]

Madikwe Trip Report

I recently returned from a fantastic week long scheduled safari at Madikwe in the North West province of South Africa. Of course, lots of photos were taken, so I thought why not put together a trip report video for you all to watch. I hope you enjoy the images and the stories that go with [...]

Lets Chat About: Amboseli

A safari to Kenya's Amboseli is like no other on earth! There is a fair sized chunk of my heart out there at the base of Mount Kilimanjaro, slowly drifting between the dry lake beds and the wetlands, stopping every once in a while to appreciated the dry scrub land and open plains while constantly [...]

Let’s Chat About: The Wild Eye Mara Camp

In this video, I chat to you about the mind blowing experience of visiting the Wild Eye Mara Camp. For those of you that have already been, I hope this sheds some new light on the experience for you and for those that have never been before then please settle in, make a cup of [...]

How to “Sharpen” with the Brush Mask

In this Lightroom tutorial, I show you how you can use your Brush Masking tool to "sharpen" your images. It works particularly well for creatures that are rather hairy and have a good number of whiskers and eye lashes. However, I am sure you will find many uses for this once you dig into your [...]

The Magic of the Mara – Migration not included

Don’t get me wrong, seeing a bunch of gnu cross a river with the off chance that a crocodile might chow one or two of them, is indeed pretty spectacular! However, the migration is exactly that. It's about waiting for and then eventually watching an incredible scene unfolding. But there is far more to the [...]

In The Land of Giants

I recently had the privilege of hosting a private safari to a very special place. A place that I hadn’t been back to since my honeymoon almost 4 years ago. I have come to realize that there is no such thing as a bad day on safari. However, there are also some places that excel [...]