Earlier this week the photographers visited the local rubbish dump! On the African Impact photography project there is so much more than just taking photos of wildlife. There were a couple of reasons for going; The first was to take photographs that highlight just how much rubbish is created by us humans, so that we … More The reality of life in Africa….
Most weeks we go camping in Klaserie Game Reserve, next to the Kruger Park, which is about 40 minutes drive from our lodge. Two person tents are permanently set up with mattresses, duvets and pillows, and with a ’mess’ tent, toilet & shower tents nearby. There is a bore hole that feeds a water tank … More Camping in the bush. Part 1.
African Impact works closely with the local community. We have relationships with several schools, and we have been making an impact at one of them by helping to create a vegetable garden. This was started in June, and is already well established. The school is part of an ‘eco-training’ partnership. Our initial job was to … More Community Work
Within the four week programme, the photographers visit a Reptile centre for some great photographic opportunities and to learn more about these creatures. We are lucky enough to have our own private session, so not long after arriving, we found ourselves all lying on the ground photographing a hooded cobra. (From a suitable distance and … More Reptiles and other creatures
Morning trip to a canyon. I wondered why we don’t have canyons in England. I have Cheddar Gorge nearby, but what’s the difference between a gorge and a canyon? Is it the area, the depth, or how it was formed? I had to google it, even with the slow internet connection, and according to National … More Blyde Canyon