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Published October 27th, 2012

We've just sent our our latest newsletter. Have a look at it here and, if you are interested in receiving it, subscribe online or let me have your email address.

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The Africa Imagery Newsletter

Published September 12th, 2012

The Africa Imagery Newsletter is out. Have a look here to see it. Also there is a link to subscribe if you like.

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Photo Safari to Madikwe Game Reserve

Published June 28th, 2012

Our Photo Safari to Jaci's Lodges, Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa was awesome. I have written this up on our blog and it includes some impressions of my new Nikon South Africa D800 Camera and a bunch of images.

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New Photo Safari

Published June 5th, 2012

We and set up a new, exciting safari to the Chobe area of Botswana and Namibia. Have a look here for details.

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Adobe Lightroom 4.1

Published May 30th, 2012

Adobe has just released the final version of Lightroom 4.1. I have added some Mac and Windows download links here:

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Photographic Workshop

Published May 25th, 2012

Hi Guys. We have had a number of request to hold one of our Introduction to Photography workshops here in Howick, KwaZulu-Natal. The dates are from 29 June to 1 July and there is more information to be found here:

Hurry, Hurry, there are not that many places left.

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13 of My Favourite Photographic Destinations in...

Published May 21st, 2012

I follow NPhotomag N-Photo on twitter and FB and they posed a link to a bunch of wonderful shooting locations around the world, including Africa. I thought that the African Section was a little thin and mentioned this. So, they said, what would you suggest. So here are a few of my favourite spots. What are yours?

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To Upgrade or Not

Published April 18th, 2012

I have been pondering the whole upgrade thing. Replace the D3x with the D4 or D800? Have a look here: To upgrade to the latest cameras or not? Something I have pondered a lot. Have a look here:

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Lightroom 4

Published March 6th, 2012

Adobe have released the full version of Lightroom 4 and I have posted download links here:

We have been playing with the beta version and it is now really worth while buying it and the new low, low prices!

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Snow in South Africa

Published July 27th, 2011

It's not often that we see snow in South Africa and it's always a great event when it does. I've been waiting about 6 years to get pix like these. And there are hundreads of people out there shooting pix like there's no tomorrow.

And, of course, everybody is shooting pictures. By the thousand! And, unless you know a little trick or two, most of those people will end up with underexposed images. Why? Well the meters in cameras try to make the whole world a mid grey so when they see snow they think that is very bright grey and so underexpose everything. You want white and not great so I found that I was having to overexpose everything by about 1 stop to get the snow closer to white. It gets worse if the snow is lit by the sun. You've got to be careful though because you don't want to blow the whites out and wreck your pix. Those of you that live in much colder climes this is second nature but for those of us that are more used to sub-tropical weather this is quite a trick ;-).

If you w ...

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