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February 10th 2022  |   Photography Safaris, Shop  |  by   Richard Smith

Although you’ll get closer to wildlife than you can ever imagine on a safari holiday, a good pair of binoculars are still key to your enjoyment and everyone needs a pair. To help you choose the best binoculars, we’ll start with the following questions: 1. Is there a best binocular brand? ... Read more

April 14th 2021  |   Photography Safaris, Wildlife Safaris, Unique Experiences  |  by   Francis Naumann

Africa’s wilderness areas provide a wonderful canvas for an eclectic range of learning opportunities.  Whether it’s turning twigs into bush toothbrushes or taking the first steps towards a scuba diving qualification, there’s something for everyone. Here are just a few of the incredible things you can do in the world’s ... Read more

February 10th 2021  |   Travel, Photography Safaris  |  by   Richard Smith

Stunning locations. Inspiring tuition. The handpicked destinations featured in our photography holidays are all rather photogenic and whether you are exploring the African wilderness or capturing your favourite wildlife subject on camera, a photographic safari is an unforgettable experience. Choose from a variety of photography safaris led by highly experienced guides to learn, improve and ... Read more

July 14th 2020  |   Photography Safaris, Shop  |  by   Richard Smith

A feature in an old issue of Wanderlust, which I was reading over the weekend, has started me thinking about the best binoculars for safaris. Do I Need My Own Binoculars On Safari? We often get questions regarding binoculars when clients are looking through the holiday packing list – ‘Is ... Read more

May 22nd 2020  |   Photography Safaris, Kenya, Wildlife Safaris, Unique Experiences, Tanzania, Zambia  |  by   Lucinda Rome

Among the many trips enjoyed in Africa are some with a specific focus: wildlife photography, a particular species, an annual event, or even a safari guide course, are good examples. Planning safaris like these is hugely rewarding and we love using our expertise to get all the details exactly right. ... Read more

March 5th 2019  |   Travel, Photography Safaris  |  by   David Murray

Our blog ‘6 camera choices for an African holiday’ gives a great round up on the types of camera you might consider on a safari holiday. This one tackles storage on-the-move and how to keep the equipment in best order while you are travelling.  We asked photographic safari specialist David ... Read more

August 28th 2018  |   Travel, Conservation Safaris, Photography Safaris, Wildlife Safaris, Interviews  |  by   Olly Johnson

I’m Olly Johnson and amongst other things I am a wildlife photographer. I’ve been to Namibia and loved it, but since really getting into wildlife photography my main focus so far has been native wildlife in the UK and Europe.  However, I'm off to South Africa later this month and ... Read more

January 11th 2018  |   Photography Safaris, Zambia  |  by   Richard Smith

Matt Armstrong-Ford is a superb photographer, a qualified safari guide and has run safari camps and photographic safaris in a number of African countries. If you're looking to have someone alongside you with all these skills, who is also a great communicator, get in touch and we'll tell you how ... Read more

March 13th 2017  |   Photography Safaris  |  by   Richard Smith

Instagram was my kids’ favourite social network before they moved on to Snapchat, but it certainly still has a place in their lives, and with 150 million daily active users it is one of the most popular social networks. From an Aardvark Safaris’ perspective, it is a great platform for ... Read more

March 2nd 2017  |   Photography Safaris, Wildlife Safaris  |  by   Richard Smith

All safaris offer the chance for great photographs. Good guides will get you closer to wildlife than you might imagine. In fact you don’t necessarily even need a long lens as mentioned in my blog on 6 Best Cameras For A Safari. Your biggest problem is likely to be sorting the ... Read more