Africa

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The Great Migration: Anatomy of a Crossing

ma_wildebeestcrossing_0513_dxoNo matter how often you’ve watched it on video, or seen those amazing images of Wildebeest herds crashing down the bank of the Mara River, nothing is quite like the experience of watching it in person. Our group was fortunate enough to witness (and photograph) several crossings on our recent trip. Each one was different, of course, but there is much about crossings that isn’t obvious from the photos, and isn’t featured in most video documentaries that’s worth passing along… Read more »

Tanzania African Photo Safari

Dates: 
2014-09-16 (All day) - 2014-09-30 (All day)

We're still working out the details, but I'll be leading a photo safari to Tanzania in the second half of September 2014. We're acquiring special off-road permits for the parks which will maximize the quality of our photographic experience, but that's requiring some additional time to finalize. Stay tuned, or email us at safaris@cardinalphoto.com if you want to be notified when we have a full itinerary and costs. -- David

 

Africa Wildlife Safari Zimbabwe & Zambia, Dates TBD

Dates: 
2013-09-12 12:30 - 2013-09-21 18:00

Zambian White RhinosDue to scheduling issues, we won't be doing this trip in 2013. If you're interested in coming along when we do offer it, please let us know by emailing us: safaris [at] cardinalphoto.com.

Two amazing places I really enjoy but aren't typical destinations -- Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe and the Busanga Plains in Zambia. I'm delighted to say the effort has paid off and come together for peak viewing season next September. We'll start with a great couple days getting acclimated while seeing spectacular Victoria Falls. Read more »

A Lion’s tail tale

Ma_LionCubs_0441On our just finished photo safari to Botswana, we were treated to the delightful sighting of a pair of 5-week-old lion cubs – seen up close for the first time – just learning to romp, and to interact with other lions. As you can see from this photo, one of the cubs was still a little long on curiosity and short on manners. Tiring of playing with sticks, he noticed the twitching tail of a much larger sub-adult male nearby, and decided to give it a go…. Read more »

Deluxe African Photo Safari -- Botswana December 2012

[Maximum 8 photographers, SOLD OUT]

If you'd like to see some of the best Africa has to offer, consider our September, 2013 trip to Zimbabwe and Zambia.

I'm pleased to announce our next trip back to the magical wildlife photography of the Okavango Delta and Linyanti/Savuti areas of Botswana. Once again we've been able to secure accommodations at several of the very best camps in the country--on private concessions in prime areas for photo safaris. We've made the trip modular so whether you only have a limited time to spend with us or the luxury of an extended safari you can participate. And we've added a special discount for non-shooting or casual shooting companions who don't need as much room and weight for camera gear. Read on to learn more...