Farewell

We woke up on the last morning of our first 2016 Big Cat Safari with mixed emotions. The thrill of going on drive whilst knowing it would be the last of the trip. The wild dogs had pushed off in the early morning and were nowhere to be found so we decided to check up on…

Big Cats

This morning we woke up to some windy and overcast conditions. We headed out to follow up on some tracks close to the lodge when the radio came alive. Wild dogs had been spotted running right in front of the lodge, we quickly made our way there but were unsuccessful in locating them as the…

Daybreak at the Den

First thing this morning we headed to the nearby hyena den and were greeted by five boisterous youngsters and two adults. They tumbled, tackled and chased each other around, stopping only to suckle from mom. Our guests were able to bank some amazing images. The drought has brought many large herds of buffalo into the…

5 Leopards in one day

We woke up on our first morning at Djuma with mixed expectations. Our first drive the evening before was relatively quiet, with a sleeping pride of lions at a giraffe kill and some elephant action being the order of the day. Some would consider seeing lions on a giraffe kill to be a special sighting…

Karula – The Queen of Djuma

Afternoon Drive – 3 August We headed off on our afternoon drive still on a high from our earlier Cheetah sighting. We followed up on some leopard tracks stopping along the way at some fantastic photo opportunities. We captured some great images of a juvenile African Harrier Hawk in flight as well as a Hammerkop…

Cheetah Brothers

Afternoon Drive – 2 August After a great start with many photo opportunities on our first two drives of the Safari we had breakfast  followed by our first post-processing session. Our guests had the opportunity to learn more about shooting out in the field, camera setting and some great tips and tricks when editing their images.…

The Birmingham Males

Afternoon Drive 1 August 2015 Yesterday was the start of another Big Cat Safari. Our guests arrived keen to get going and find some cats to photograph, but before that we enjoyed a fantastic light lunch getting to know each other with a beautiful view of some buffalo at the waterhole in front of the…