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Our team post regular content about exciting destinations, photographic tips & tricks, recent trip reports, ‘how to’ guides, wildlife and more.

Whether you’re a regular safari goer, a wildlife photography enthusiast, keen traveler, someone with a sense of adventure, or just looking to learn a little more about wildlife, our blog is for you!

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Behind The Frame Episode 34

The Behind the Frame series takes RAW wildlife images, works through the technical specifications of the image and then looks at how the image is edited in Lightroom. In this episode I share a moment from a late afternoon game drive at Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve and touch on what to look for when [...]

Behind The Frame Episode 33

The Behind the Frame series takes RAW wildlife images, works through the technical specifications of the image and then looks at how the image is edited in Lightroom. In this episode I look at how to combine two images of a Forest Elephant shot in landscape orientation in the Odzala-Kokoua National Park to create a [...]

Behind The Frame Episode 32

The Behind the Frame series takes RAW wildlife images, works through the technical specifications of the image and then looks at how the image is edited in Lightroom. In this episode I share some moments and an image from a very special sighting in the Mara Triangle Conservancy in November 2020. Schedule 1:1 Tuition Join [...]

Behind The Frame Episode 31

The Behind the Frame series takes RAW wildlife images, works through the technical specifications of the image and then looks at how the image is edited in Lightroom. In this episode I share some moments and an image from a sighting in Amboseli National Park in November 2020. Schedule 1:1 Tuition Join Andrew beck for [...]

Behind The Frame Episode 30

The behind the frame series takes RAW wildlife images, works through the technical specifications of the image and then looks at how the image is edited in Lightroom. In this episode, Trevor takes us through a black and white conversion, sharing his thoughts on what makes a good black and white image and what to […]

Behind The Frame Episode 29

The behind the frame series takes RAW wildlife images, works through the technical specifications of the image and then looks at how the image is edited in Lightroom. In this episode Michael takes shows us how to create a sepia image. He uses an image of an Elephant in The Amboseli National Park. Michael Laubscher

Behind The Frame Episode 28

The behind the frame series takes RAW wildlife images, works through the technical specifications of the image and then looks at how the image is edited in Lightroom. In this episode Andrew takes us through the edits applied to an image of a Western Lowland Gorilla taken in The Republic of The Congo. Andrew Beck

Behind The Frame Episode 27

The behind the frame series takes RAW wildlife images, works through the technical specifications of the image and then looks at how the image is edited in Lightroom. In this episode Alistair shares the moments leading up to an incredibly special lion sighting in the Khwai area of Botswana. In addition, he’ll take you through […]

Behind The Frame Episode 26

The behind the frame series takes RAW wildlife images, works through the technical specifications of the image and then looks at how the image is edited in Lightroom. In this episode I share moments leading up to the images as well as how I used the radial filter to enhance the eyes – Volcanoes National […]

Behind The Frame Episode 25

The behind the frame series takes RAW wildlife images, works through the technical specifications of the image and then looks at how the image is edited in Lightroom. In this episode I take a look at how I captured and processed an image of a beautiful leopard set against a dramatic background in Mashatu Game […]

Behind The Frame Episode 24

The behind the frame series takes RAW wildlife images, works through the technical specifications of the image and then looks at how the image is edited in Lightroom. In this episode I take a look at how I captured and processed an image of two palm trees and the night sky during one of our […]

Behind The Frame Episode 23

The behind the frame series takes RAW wildlife images, works through the technical specifications of the image and then looks at how the image is edited in Lightroom. In this episode I take a look at how an image of a Hippo Bull from the Timbavati was photographed and processed in Lightroom. Andrew Beck

Behind The Frame Episode 22

The behind the frame series takes RAW wildlife images, works through the technical specifications of the image and then looks at how the image is edited in Lightroom. In this episode I share some of the moments leading up to this image of a large Elephant Bull in Mana Pools before taking you through the […]

Behind The Frame Episode 21

The behind the frame series takes RAW wildlife images, works through the technical specifications of the image and then looks at how the image is edited in Lightroom. In this episode Andrew looks at an image of two Little Bee-Eaters captured in the Masai Mara. Andrew Beck

Behind The Frame Episode 20

The behind the frame series takes RAW wildlife images, works through the technical specifications of the image and then looks at how the image is edited in Lightroom. In this episode Andrew looks at how to go about choosing the best images out of a series or sequence of shots. Andrew Beck

Behind The Frame Episode 19

The behind the frame series takes RAW wildlife images, works through the technical specifications of the image and then looks at how the image is edited in Lightroom. In this episode I share my basic workflow and folder structure in Lightroom. Andrew Beck

Behind The Frame Episode 18

The behind the frame series takes RAW wildlife images, works through the technical specifications of the image and then looks at how the image is edited in Lightroom. In this episode Andrew looks at using the graduated filter to edit an image of a herd of Elephants in Amboseli. Andrew Beck

Behind The Frame Episode 17

The behind the frame series takes RAW wildlife images, works through the technical specifications of the image and then looks at how the image is edited in Lightroom. In this episode I run through a basic edit on an image of a male lion drinking water beneath artificial light on a night drive in the […]

Behind The Frame Episode 16

The behind the frame series takes RAW wildlife images, works through the technical specifications of the image and then looks at how the image is edited in Lightroom. In this episode Michael shows us that it is not always necessary to use all the sliders/adjustments to edit an image . Michael Laubscher

Behind The Frame Episode 15

The behind the frame series takes RAW wildlife images, works through the technical specifications of the image and then looks at how the image is edited in Lightroom. In this episode Andrew runs through a basic edit on an image which really didn’t need much work. Andrew Beck

Behind The Frame Episode 14

The behind the frame series takes RAW wildlife images, works through the technical specifications of the image and then looks at how the image is edited in Lightroom. In this episode Trevor processes a high key black and white image of a spurfowl. Andrew Beck

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