Photographing Wild Dogs
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.
Editing Wildlife Photos
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.
Giraffe Photography Tips
Pangolin Photo Host and wildlife photographer Danielle Carstens shares her top tips for photographing giraffes.
How to Use AI Lightroom Masking Tools
Pangolin Photo Host and wildlife photographer, Sabine Stols shares her effective tips on how to get the most out of Lighrooms AI Masking Tools.
How to cull photos like a pro!
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.
Try micro-adjustments to get sharp images
Co-Founder of Pangolin Photo Safaris, Guts Swanepoel, talks us through a simple camera trick to help you get sharper images in the field.
Leopard Photography Tips
Pangolin Photo Host and wildlife photographer, Charl Stols, shares his top tips for photographing leopards.
Nature photography tips for beginners
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.
Micro four thirds system for wildlife photography
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.
Nikon Autofocus modes and settings
Pangolin Photo Host Danielle Carstens talks to us about the various options Nikon offers for autofocus modes and settings for wildlife photography.
Black and White Wildlife Photography Tips
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.
Photographing birds in flight
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.
Camera Lens Hoods
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.
Elephant photography tips
Resident photo hosts Janine and Sabine share their wisdom about what to keep in mind when exploring elephant photography.
Gorilla Photography Tips
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.
The Chobe National Park
Learn more about our home and wildlife photography paradise, the Chobe National Park.
The African Jacana
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.
Lion Photography Tips
Janine shares her top Lion Photography Tips. The article contains top advice plus a video explaining her methods and techniques.
African Fish Eagle – Know your subject
The Chobe is home to large numbers of African Fish Eagles and they are always a highlight to see and photograph. Here is how!
Back Button Focus – All you need to know
Learn more about back button focus in general and how it can be a game changer for you.
Top 10 Beginner Wildlife Photography Tips
Top 10 Beginner Wildlife Photography Tips Table of Contents Tips to be a better wildlife photographer Know your camera gear before you travel Shutter speed Location Golden light Shoot wide Low angle Eyes Keep shooting Patience Alignment Framing In the video [...]
The Five shutter speeds you need for Wildlife Photography
The Five shutter speeds you need for Wildlife Photography In the video below you will watch Director of Pangolin Photo Safaris, Guts Swanepoel, explain the only five key shutter speeds you need to know to improve your wildlife photography. Enjoy [...]
Black and White Editing
Black and White Editing with Janine Krayer In the video below you will watch Pangolin Photo Host Janine Krayer explain how she select pictures for Black and White editing, or which pictures lend themselves best. Enjoy and we hope to [...]
Depth of Field
Everything you need to know about depth of field, focal length, hyperfocal distance, deeper depth and more!
Rule of Thirds
In this blog, we discuss the rule of thirds: what it is, how it came about, why it's the cornerstone of photography and of course, how to break it.
Photo Gear Advice
Gear for wildlife photography on safari in Africa. Bags and carry on weights The topic of hand luggage allowances when it comes to camera bags has filled plenty of forums and we’re afraid to say that the answer [...]