Wildlife Photography Gear Reviews

How to update your camera firmware

Unless your camera's firmware is up to date you run a risk of missing shots or worse taking shots that just don't come out quite right! In this blog we will explain what firmware is, why keeping it up to date is so important and show you step by step how do a firmware update on your camera. Firmware is applicable to all the camera brands and these steps should work on your Canon, Sony, Nikon, Fuji. Panasonic, Olympus or other major camera brands.

November 2nd, 2023|Gear Reviews|

Canon EOS R7 for wildlife photography

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 [...]

June 1st, 2022|Gear Reviews|

Review of the 600 and 800mm Canon RF Lenses For Wildlife Photography

Sabine reviews the 600 and 800mm Canon RF Lenses For Wildlife Photography Review of the 600 and 800mm Canon RF Lenses For Wildlife Photography Embarking on a wildlife photography adventure is a thrilling experience, and having the right gear can truly elevate your photography game. Recently, Pangolin Photo Host Sabine had the opportunity to put Canon's RF600mm and RF800mm f/11 super telephoto lenses to the test during a safari expedition in the mesmerising Chobe National Park, Botswana. In this detailed blog post, Sabine will delve into the design, features, image quality, autofocus performance, and overall impressions of [...]

June 9th, 2021|Gear Reviews|

Gear Review: Nikon Z6 for wildlife photography

Gear Review: Nikon Z6 for wildlife photography In this video Pangolin Photo Host, Danielle Carstens highlights the six key features that she enjoys on the full-frame Nikon Z6 for wildlife and nature photography. Danielle filmed this while on safari at Jaci’s Tree Lodge in Madikwe Game Reserve, South Africa. The camera was leant to Danielle by Nikon South Africa to try out but this is not a paid-for review in any way. Danielle is a Nikon photographer herself and currently shoots with a Nikon d850 as her primary camera body. Enjoy watching the review and [...]

October 23rd, 2020|Gear Reviews|

Sigma 60-600 mm Lens Review

Sigma 60-600 mm Lens Review Janine has been using the highly versatile Sigma 60-600 Sport lens for wildlife photography since 2018.   Armed with a 10X optical zoom, Janine has captured some incredible images along the way.   In this comprehensive gear review, Janine covers the following key aspects of the Sigma 60-600 Sport lens: Specs and build quality of the camera Handling ability Weather capability Zoom quality Focus settings Image stability/Optical stabilization Custom settings Overall verdict Value for money – is it worth it? BONUS in-studio Lightroom analysis: Image quality Focus speed [...]

September 30th, 2020|Gear Reviews|
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