The Serengeti National Park in Tanzania, epitomises the African wilderness. A haven for photographers, its vast landscapes, diverse ecosystems, and rich wildlife provide unparalleled opportunities for capturing stunning images, making it a sought-after destination.
Pangolin Photo Host, Sabine Stols, shares everything you need to know about how to photograph hippos when you're on safari!
Nestled in South Africa's vast wilderness, Madikwe Game Reserve stands as the fifth-largest game sanctuary, beckoning photographers with its sprawling 75,000-hectare landscape, frequented by the iconic Big Five and numerous other species.
Nestled in Tanzania's lush highlands, the Ngorongoro Crater is a wildlife photographer's dream, boasting unparalleled natural beauty and an astonishing range of wildlife. This blog provides essential tips to maximise your photographic journey in this ancient, expansive sanctuary
The Masai Mara is a dream destination for wildlife photographers, offering unparalleled natural beauty and diverse wildlife. This blog shares everything you need to know to make the most of your visit to this incredible haven for wildlife photography.
Amboseli National Park is a hot spot for many wildlife photographers and for good reason. This blog shares camera gear advice from Pangolin Photo Host William Steel, photographs and inside tips from Janine Krayer and everything you need about this iconic park in Kenya.
Samburu National Reserve is one of our favourite hidden gems for both wildlife and landscape photography. This blog shares facts, ideas and photographic highlights of visiting the area and includes photos from Pangolin Photo Hosts, Janine Krayer and Guts Swanepoel.
South Luangwa National Park is a must-visit national park for all wildlife photographers and safari enthusiasts! This blog shares facts, ideas and photographic highlights of visiting the area and includes photos from Pangolin Photo Host, Sabine Stols.
Our Pangolin Photo Hosts share everything they love about African Wild Dogs as well as what to look out for when photographing them on safari.
The Ndutu Conservation Area is a must visit destination for wildlife photography, especially during calving season. This blog shares facts, ideas and photographic highlights of visiting the area and includes photos from Pangolin Photo Host, Janine Krayer.
Pangolin Photo Host William Steel edits the same image in four different ways for social media, competitions, printing and adding to his portfolio. Each purpose requires a specific edit and the knowledge of where the limits are..especially for competition.
Pangolin Photo Host and wildlife photographer Danielle Carstens shares her top tips for photographing giraffes.
Nxai Pan National Park is a photographic oasis for wildlife photography. This blog shares facts, ideas and photographic highlights of visiting the park and includes photographs from our Pangolin Photo Hosts.
Pangolin Photo Host and wildlife photographer, Sabine Stols shares her effective tips on how to get the most out of Lighrooms AI Masking Tools.
Pangolin Photo Host William Steel shares his step-by-step process on how to cull photos that you have taken in a sequence! Using Adobe Lightroom, William shows us his 7-step process to finding his favourite image in a sequence.
Pangolin Photo Host, Janine Krayer, gives her first impressions on the RF Canon 100-500mm lens while travelling on safari with client Rimma Aronov. This blog notes key differences between the Canon 100-400 MII, the 600mm f4 fixed prime lens and Janine’s overall thoughts.
Co-Founder of Pangolin Photo Safaris, Guts Swanepoel, talks us through a simple camera trick to help you get sharper images in the field.
Pangolin Chobe Hotel has been nominated for Botswana’s Leading Hotel at the World Travel Awards 2023. Please share, vote and support us to win this award.
Pangolin Photo Host and wildlife photographer, Charl Stols, shares his top tips for photographing leopards.
Canon recently launched its new mirrorless camera the Canon EOS R6 Mark II. This little powerhouse is a great camera for wildlife photography, find out why Pangolin Photo Host Charl Stols says this as he runs through the upgrades and new features.
Pangolin Photo Host, Sabine Stols, tested the Canon R3 for wildlife photography out on The Chobe river in Botswana and shares her first impressions. This blog shares examples of image quality and low-light performance.
New to nature photography? Maybe it's been a while since you picked up your camera. Pangolin Photo Host Janine Krayer shares her go-to nature settings and more.
Pangolin Photo Host Janine Krayer is joined by top wildlife photographer Mark Buckler in Botswana to discuss the pros and cons of a micro 4/3 camera system.
Pangolin Photo Host Danielle Carstens talks to us about the various options Nikon offers for autofocus modes and settings for wildlife photography.
We sat down with Pangolin Photo Host and Wildlife Photographer William Steel to talk about his top tips for black-and-white wildlife photography and more.
In this blog, we talk about common autofocus troubles and how to solve them on your DSLR or Mirrorless Camera.
Learn the simple rules of how to master photographing birds in flight. We'll share which of our Youtube videos to watch and what techniques to practice to get you capturing birds in flight.
A few months ago, Charl Stols did the first field test of the Canons EOS R10 model in Africa in Botswana’s Chobe National Park. This camera may seem a little small but it packs quite the punch and is an excellent mirrorless camera to get started in wildlife photography.
This blog discusses an essential piece of every photographer's kit…your lens hood! We’ll chat about why you need it, the two main types and everything in between.
Resident photo hosts Janine and Sabine share their wisdom about what to keep in mind when exploring elephant photography.
We sat down with award-winning primate photographer Nelis Wolmarans to talk about his top tips for gorilla photography as well as the upcoming trips he will be hosting for Pangolin.
Learn more about our home and wildlife photography paradise, the Chobe National Park.
Learn more about one of our favourite birds to photograph on the Chobe River. The African Jacana is fascinating and makes for great photo opportunities.
Janine shares her top Lion Photography Tips. The article contains top advice plus a video explaining her methods and techniques.
Okavango Explorers Camp An Okavango Delta safari camp on the Selinda Reserve Nothing beats an African bonfire dining experience. Accommodation at The Okavango Explorers camp The Okavango Explorers Camp is situated on Botswana's Private Selinda Reserve and is owned and operated by Great Plains Conservation. It is situated in the South West corner of the concession and just north of the main flood plains of the Okavango Delta. The naming of this camp as an "explorers" style camp brings it in line with other explorers camp offerings from Great Plains [...]
The Canon EOS R7 for wildlife photography Sabines' first impressions of this great new mirrorless aps c camera from The Chobe. Sabine with the Canon EOS R7 Body After a much-anticipated wait, Canon South Africa brought Pangolin Photo Safaris their new mirrorless duo, the Canon new EOS R7 and EOS R10, to test from a wildlife photography perspective. Here's a look at what Pangolin Photo Host, Sabine Stols, had to say about the new powerhouse from Canon. Sabine only had a few days to test out this pre-production model in the [...]
A day at Sling Aircraft with Guts & Toby We like to think of ourselves as a “challenger” brand. When we started Pangolin, everyone told us that we were on a hiding to nothing as wildlife photography was “too niche” and we would never find enough clients to really grow the business. We are pretty sure that Sling Aircraft Chairman, James Pitman and his partner Mike Blyth probably endured similar naysayers when he decided to launch his experimental aviation company and thus we hit it off immediately when Guts and I visited their factory just south of Johannesburg [...]