At Sabi Sabi you can learn to shoot like a pro on a photographic safari and totally impress your friends and family with inspirational images of South African wildlife.
Do you want to know the tricks of the trade? Would you like a personalised programme which takes into account your particular interests and the intricacies of your camera equipment? Then a Sabi Sabi Photographic Safari is for you.
More and more people are enjoying the safari experience and trying their hand at photography, but with the incredible range of camera equipment now available to the everyday user, how do you know exactly what is required without spending unnecessarily? For many people, spending more on the lens than the camera is the way to go!
On a Sabi Sabi Photographic Safari
all these questions and any others you have will be answered - at last no more guesswork or inappropriate purchases! You'll receive expert guidance on every aspect before you even leave home and then enjoy professional tuition while on the safari. A post-safari synopsis is also included.
Why Sabi Sabi?
Sabi Sabi Game Reserve is the perfect environment for close encounters with wildlife. The rangers and trackers know the area intimately and their expertise is renowned. Sabi Sabi is located in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve which shares an unfenced border with the Kruger National Park. Conservation of the environment and the protection of this game sanctuary are top priorities.
Game such as Elephant, Buffalo, Lion, Rhino, Leopard, Cheetah and Wild Dog plus many other amazing species are free to move around this region at will, providing optimal conditions for the best Big Five game viewing on game drives and bush walks
. Sabi Sabi is also home to an incredible array of birdlife with at least 350 species present in the reserve.
A Sabi Sabi Photographic Safari needs to be booked in advance and has a minimum stay of 2 days. A custom safari vehicle is used for game drives and up to 6 people at a time can take part - this can include any partners who are coming along just for the experience. Sabi Sabi has 4 stunning options for your lodge accommodation - Selati Camp
, Bush Lodge
, Little Bush Camp
and Earth Lodge
Your professional photographer will contact you prior to your arrival at Sabi Sabi to find out more about you, such as your interests, experience and what equipment you possess. From this information your tutor will be able to customise the course for you and provide guidance in subjects such as camera set up, light sources and photography in the bush.
An optional extra is for high quality cameras and lenses to be provided for you to use while on the course. At the conclusion of your safari you and your tutor will go over your images and you can learn more about what is involved in post-processing and how you could use it to good effect. Images you want to keep will be put onto a flashdrive or CD for you to take home.