"Better Safari Photography" Free eBook (52 pages) - This guide will help you improve your safari photo skills using advice from a photographer with over forty years experience taking African wildlife pictures.
Suitable for a novice getting to grips with photography for the first time, right through to the intermediate and advanced photographer wanting to get the best results in the limited time available on an African safari.
Here's what the ebook contains...
Best Safari Lenses
List of ten factors that will help you choose the right lens for your trip, two bridge camera and five DSLR lens recommendations.
Advice about lens rental options and the viability of buying to resell after your safari.
The Top Safari Cameras
So which is better for a safari, a compact (bridge) or DSLR camera? This long standing question is resolved with two kinds of bridge and three DSLR cameras recommended.
How To Stabilize Your Camera In Low Light
It's essential to have some kind of rest in the safari vehicle to prevent blurring during dawn and dusk photography.
The ebook details all the best ones for use during guided and self drive safaris.
Media Storage Options
The best kinds of media storage to take with on safari and a calculator to work out how much is enough.
Charging Your Equipment
The nightmare scenario is running out of camera power right when the sighting of a lifetime presents itself. Learn how to avoid this with a list of power sources available.
Camera Gear And Flying
Find out how you can manage the carry-on hand luggage weight limits with your camera equipment when flying.
Questions To Ask Your Safari Company
Some African safari companies are considerably more 'photographer friendly' than others.
To get an idea of how the operator you're planning on using for your safari rates on this aspect, there are six questions you could ask them.
Top Safari Photography Guides
To maximise your chances of getting exceptional pictures on a guided safari, it's advisable that the person leading your trip is not only a gifted photographer but also a highly qualified and experienced guide.
Guides of this calibre are few and far between but the ebook contains a list of several of the best of them.
Dealing With Dust
Five ways to keep your camera equipment as dust free as possible.
Camera Gear Insurance
For high value camera equipment it's advisable to take out insurance. There are three different options you can take advantage of.
Top Four Safari Photography Destinations
Not all areas are created equal when it comes to taking wildlife pictures, some have more advantages than others.
Photo Editing Options
The editing process is just as important as your camera equipment in getting good photography results.
Advice on how to do it yourself or get it done for you professionaly and affordably.
Display Your Best Pictures on Your Wall
An excellent way to remember, relive and share your safari trip with family and friends is to hang up one or more of the images you took on your wall.
Learn which is better, canvas vs framed prints, how to choose the perfect size and the recommended companies to use in your country.
Eight Essential Safari Photography Tips
The #1 tip for improved pictures on a guided and self drive safari and seven other tips that are essential to know.