A unique perspective; guest blog post by Tabby Mittins & Villiers Steyn

A unique perspective; guest blog post by Tabby Mittins & Villiers Steyn
Elephant Wildlife photography is a competitive business, even when it’s only a hobby. The restrictions faced by wildlife photographers are somewhat heftier than those of, say, wedding photographers in that conditions are mostly uncontrollable, subjects are often unpredictable, and the whole business of photographing wild animals is a bit of a gamble and relies largely on luck. Bushbuck Shem Compion, wildlife photographer and author of ‘The insider’s guide to top wildlife photography spots in South Africa’ and ‘The insider’s guide to wildlife photography spots in Botswana and...
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Game report – August 2013

Game report – August 2013
August is typically known as the windy month at Mashatu, but it is also the height of the dry season. Most of the trees have shed their leaves, making the bush more open. This allows for easier spotting of game and the elusive cats. The last remaining ground cover has by now been almost completely removed by the grazers, and what remains is being picked up by the huge flocks of guineafowls. The sunsets in August are particularly spectacular as the dust picks up the deep red and orange colours. The last remaining pools of water are drying up, and animals can be found converging at these rare sources of...
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