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Wildlife photography course in South Africa

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Capturing a wildlife photograph is not as easy as it looks. Not only does one need creativity and technical knowledge, but also a knowledge and understanding of one’s subject matter.  We start the course with a discussion on the equipment needed to become a versatile nature photographer and then we go on to discuss the various elements that combine to make a good nature photograph. Participants will spend mornings and afternoons in the bush looking for photographic opportunities followed by a lecture each day and constructive criticism of any digital photos taken during activities.

 

Why do the course?


The Wildlife Photography (5 day) course aims to reveal more of the thought processes behind the making of a good wildlife photograph. The course will give photographers time and opportunity to put these thoughts into action in the field, under the guidance of an experienced wildlife photographer.

 

Some subjects covered on course

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•  Equipment and Lighting
• Backgrounds
• Depth of Field and Exposure
• Composition
• Impact
• Story Telling
• Action/Motion Sequences


2015 Dates

14 March – 19 March (Makuleke Camp)
23 August – 28 August (Mashatu Camp)

 

2015 rate per person [4 nights / 5 days]

R11 950 (around 915€ at today’s rate)

 

Price includes:
 Accommodation (sharing in 2 bed tents)
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 Tea/coffee and cordials
 Instruction and training
 Game walks
 Open vehicle game drives
 Sleep outs/ additional activities

 

Rate excludes:
 Transfers/transport to and from the camp, before and after the course
 Any accommodation before and after the course
 Beverages (beer, ciders, bottled water)
 Kruger National Park and Sabi Sands Game Reserve entrance fee (only applicable at Makuleke or Galago Camp)
 Border crossing fee (only applicable if the course is at Mashatu Camp)

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