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The Moment – The Different

The Moment - The Different While in Africa there is so much happening around you. There are times when you can be snapping to the left and right and yet there might be something in from of you that steals the show. Looking for the moment is a key in…
Pete
February 19, 2021
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Why Is It Important Not To Be Rushed?

Why Is It Important Not To Be Rushed ? You'll always hear Africa Running Wild Safaris stressing the importance of not being rushed while on Safari. Why is that? Some of the most rewarding moments come in Africa when you have the time to sit still and to be quiet.…
Pete
December 14, 2020
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Mud Is A Winner With African Wildlife

Mud Is A Winner With African Wildlife Often when in Africa people are looking for that perfect day with the perfect weather. Nothing can be further from the truth.There is no perfect day as every day in Africa gives you wonderful opportunities to photograph the wildlife. All we have to…
Pete
November 14, 2020
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Taking A Picture To Crop

Taking A Picture To Crop Sometimes there are times when you can't get the full picture in without having a lot of space at the bottom of the picture or at the top. Did you know that we actually take certain pictures knowing that we are going to crop it.…
Pete
September 13, 2020
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Orchre Elephants – Really?

Orchre Elephants - Really? Often we are asked is there a better time of year to see the wonder animals of Africa. The answer to that is yes and no. It really depends what you are looking for. The different seasons will allow you to see things that you wouldn't…
Pete
June 20, 2020
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The Lilac – Breasted Roller

The Lilac  Breasted Roller The lilac-breasted roller is an amazing  African bird . From a photographers point of view it is a wonderful bird to capture  as there are so many wonderful vibrant colors to it.  It prefers open woodland and savanna, and generally it is for the most part…
Pete
April 12, 2020
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The African Hornbill

The African Hornbill The African Hornbill is a common bird in African and it has a sound that is typical of Africa. It's a sound that as soon as you hear it, you will be able to identify it , even if you can't see it. This picture is of…
Pete
March 27, 2020
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Wait Equals Rewards

Wait Equals Rewards One of the things that Africa Running Wild Safaris prides itself in is spending time at a location. We do this when there is something happening. When this happens, we can be at the event between 1 hour and 3 hours depending on what is happening. Wait…
Pete
January 8, 2020
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Listen To Your Guides

Listen To Your Guides When you are doing a safari and you have been on the road for a while, one of the biggest issues for the tourist is to be complacement. The guides that you have on board are skilled and trained and their number on priority is for…
Pete
November 1, 2019
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Sequence Photography – Part 2

Sequence Photography - Part 2 There is no limit to sequence photography and once you get hooked, you will see the many benefits associated with it. As we mentioned in the last article- "For those new to photography you need to make sure you have  a camera that will capture…
Pete
October 7, 2019