Everyone has heard about the Big Five, but what about the elusive eleven? Here is a look at the bush’s secretive, primarily nocturnal creatures. How many have you seen?
I have written about Phinda Private Game Reserve extensively on my blog because it is one of my go to destinations in South Africa. The game viewing is excellent, the guiding is superb, and being an & Beyond property, the service is warm and friendly
I tried to whittle this down to fifteen favorite wildlife images or special moments, but sixteen was the best that I could muster.
A friend recently proposed the question, “Does going on safari aid conservation?” Protecting the land and all the species that inhabit the land is critically important to ensure this incredible resource is available for the generations of local community members and tourists. I believe sustainable wildlife tourism is a critical component to ensuring this happens.
Every safari is different and what animals you see can be influenced by the time of year, weather conditions, sheer luck, and the incredible skill of the ranger and tracker. This latest trip to Phinda Private Game Reserve was replete with incredible predator sightings, including lions.
Once you have booked your safari, in addition to obsessing over what to pack, chances are you will start considering what type of photography equipment you need. Now that you have a camera and a lens here are my safari photography tips from one amateur to another.