Going on an African Photo Safari
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- Choose a type of safari ( luxury, low-cost, gorilla treks, etc.)
- Make a practical travel plan, taking into account hours of flying and time zone shifts.
- Pack clothes and photo gear efficiently
- Stay healthy on the trip
- Know what type of cameras and lenses might be good.
- Decide if they need a full-frame DSLR or a smaller camera
- Keep all their digital gear charged (cameras, phones, watches, tablets, computers, etc.)
- Take great photos and videos
- Safely backup their photos and videos while on the trip
- Print some of their best photos when they return
- Nothing. Students just need to be excited about wildlife and travel
Learn how to go on an African Photo Safari, with details about
- Choosing a safari
- Detailed travel planning
- Keeping all your batteries charged
- Camera gear and lenses
- Comparing telephoto lenses for full frame, APS-C, and Micro Four Thirds
- Photography techniques: RAW files, exposure adjustments, HDR, cropping
Learn about different types of safaris. Review the instructors actual trip schedule and costs.
Learn how to benefit from the instructor's mistakes.
- People who want to go on a Wildlife Photo Safari.
- People who might want to go to Africa
- People who want to shoot great wildlife photos
This free lecture describes what is in the course. The lecture includes some wildlife photos taken on safari.
You will learn about how to compare different camera and telephoto lens combinations. You'll learn about how 16 MP (megapixels) can become 4 MP, and how 51 MP can become 13 MP. You will learn that even 4 MP images can be great,
You will see an example of how to efficiently pack multiple cameras and lenses into a backpack that you can carry on an airplane or a game drive.
You will learn a system for safely backing up all your safari photos and videos - while on safari.
You may have hundreds or thousands of photos and videos to handle after you return from your safari. This lecture shows a specific example of a way to
- organize your photos
- choose favorites
- groups photos by date
- learn more about how your cameras and lenses were used.
You will even see a way to automatically find all your elephant photos!