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Wild Eye Diaries Episode 30

Episode 30 hosted by Trevor McCall-Peat This episode includes: 00:33 – Intro Trevor 04:19 – Alistair goes behind the scenes in the Masai Mara 06:28 – Mike reflects on the past week in the Mara and shares his thoughts on the rest of the season 09:34 – Johan discusses his next few weeks of safari […]

Wild Eye Diaries Episode 31

Episode 31 hosted by Andrew Beck This episode includes: 00:33 – Intro Andrew 02:00 – Mike shares some thoughts on his upcoming Masai Mara Experience Safaris 09:56 – Alistair chats about his time in the Masai mara and his upcoming Best of Botswana Safari 13:31 – Trevor chats bout the most recent content on the […]

Wild Eye Diaries #32

Episode 32 hosted by Johan Van Zyl This episode includes: 00:33 – Intro by Johan followed by some experiences from South Luangwa and Mana Pools. 10:55 – Trevor shares some views on upcoming Safaris 15:18 – Mike gives us an update from the Masai Mara 16:57 – Gerry shares his first impressions on Madagascar 22:39 […]

Negative Space vs Wasted Space

What are the differences? Us as the photographic facilitators on a safari do not only constantly remind our guests of their camera settings but of the composition/framing and one thing I often say is remember your “negative space”. Negative space is the space that you as photographer should leave in front your subject if it […]

Wild Eye Diaries Episode 33

This episode includes: 00:33 – Intro by Andrew who chats briefly about current the Masai Mara Experience and Jaguars of the Pantanal Safaris which are on the go. 1:59 – Gerry chats about training and accountability in wildlife photography 11:37 – Alistair chats about his recent Best of Botswana Safari. 20:56 – Mike and Andrew […]

Wild Eye Diaries Episode 34

This episode includes: 00:35 – Introduction to Episode 34 – Alistair 04:38 – Trevor pops in for a brief update on his past two weeks in the Mara. More updates to follow soon. 07:07 – Mike provides us with an awesome highlights package of his last few months on safari! 19:42 – Johan speaks about […]

Basics Behind Spotlight Photography

This is a topic that always has plenty of discussions around it. On my recent safari my guests and I discussed it, how to use the spotlight to your advantage, what the camera settings should be and how to manipulate your camera in different situations while using a spotlight to get the best results. For [...]

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 I share the moments leading up to an incredibly special lion sighting in the Khwai area of Botswana. In addition, I’ll take you through [...]

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. 

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 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 I processes a high key black and white image of a spurfowl.  Until next time, Trevor

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