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Svalbard (Spitsbergen): A Polar Wilderness Photography Tour Report 2019

Our 2019 Svalbard (Spitsbergen) cruise aboard the wonderful SV Noorderlicht was another very enjoyable one and addition to our two Polar Bear sightings some great High Arctic photographic opportunities included point blank views of the Svalbard form of Rock Ptarmigan, breeding Ruddy Turnstone, Red Phalarope, Ivory Gull, Long-tailed Jaeger, a visit to the awesome Ingeborgfjellet […]

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The Muhimba of Angola and how they deal with livestock theft

During the Wild Images reconnaissance trip to southern Angola, Inger Vandyke found herself inadvertently caught up in a livestock theft situation involving tribal Mucubal and Muhimba people.  Here is what transpired….. “Out here there are no laws, only traditions. Our traditions take precedent. If we cannot resolve a situation with the elders, then Angolan law […]

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Back Button Focussing

A subject often discussed on a Wild Images photography tour is that of focusing and more specifically, how to consistently obtain accurate focus. It is an area of photography that photographers, especially those starting out, often struggle with. Being able to ‘effortlessly’ acquire focus on your subject or scene when in the field is super […]

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Angola Tribal Photography: Behind the Scenes with Wild Images

Recently Wild Images manager Inger Vandyke returned from a fascinating journey through southern Angola where she visited and photographed some of southern Africa’s most beautiful tribal people. Unlike the more curated experiences you might have with similar tribes over the border in Namibia, Angola is a lot wilder, inaccessible and quite expensive. For lovers of […]

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Spot the Difference! An easy guide to Leopard identification

When you join us on a Wild Images wildlife tour to Africa, and or Asia, there is every chance that you will experience numerous opportunities to photograph this incredible big cat, as they are the most widespread of wild felid. They are the embodiment of feline grace, beauty, power and stealth with their long, low-slung […]

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We have a new leader. Welcome Charlotte Arthun

Wild Images is thrilled to announce the arrival of our newest leader, Charlotte Arthun!  Charlotte joins us from a world she has split between her home country of the United States and South Africa, where she has been working as a skilled photographic guide for a number of lodges in the greater Kruger area. As […]

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Coming Soon – 2021 Maha Kumbh Mela and Gujarat tours

In early 2021, Wild Images leader Inger Vandyke will be hosting a small group tour to visit the largest gathering of people on earth at the spectacular Kumbh Mela festival which will be held in Haridwar, India. The festival is the largest peaceful gathering in the world, and considered as the “world’s largest congregation of […]

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India: Tiger and Wildlife Spectacular Photography Tour Report 2019

The eighth in our series of India Wildlife Spectacular tours was happily another success filled with great encounters in the most amazing country! The itinerary has varied over the years but ever present destinations like the Taj Mahal, Chambal River, Little Rann of Kutch and Blackbuck National Park continued to wow us and fairly recent […]

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Snow Leopards of Ladakh: Photography Tour Report 2019

Our fifth Wild Images visit to the mountains of Ladakh in search of Snow Leopards happily resulted in three sightings of the same mating pair opposite our campsite over the course of four days. Although these sightings were all beyond reasonable DSLR range it was still a privilege to spend time with one of the […]

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Achieving Accurate Colour in Wildlife Photography

Whether it is a Wild Images photography tour to Africa, Asia, The Americas, The Arctic or The Antarctic, one thing is certain, you will want to capture mother nature’s spectacular colours as accurately as possible. Regardless of lighting conditions and with no effort, your eyes have the unique ability to see white as white, as […]

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