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Adobe Lightroom 5

Adobe have just released the full version of Lightroom 5. I have been playing with the Beta version for some time now and have really enjoyed it. There are some very useful new features: Advanced Healing Brush Advanced Healing Brush … Continue reading

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Photo Workshop – uMkhumbi Lodge

We’ve just got back from a wonderful, fun filled photography workshop at uMkhumbi Lodge near Hluhluwe in KwaZulu Natal. While the rough idea was to spend time shooting snakes and crocodiles, we did manage to get some lovely pix of … Continue reading

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Giraffe Birth Photographs

A Shaky Start By Pat de la Harpe It was the giraffe’s stillness that first attracted our attention. As our vehicle approached she moved slightly and we saw why she stood so quietly. She was giving birth, the front legs … Continue reading

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Kruger National Park Photographs

At about 2 million hectares, Kruger National Park is probably South Africa’s best known national park and offers a wildlife photographic safari experience that ranks with the best in Africa. The range of wildlife diversity is incredible: 336 trees, 49 fish, 34 amphibians, … Continue reading

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The Africa Imagery Photo Library

Our photo library, or image bank if you prefer, has been around for almost 20 years now. It began as a simple collection of film transparencies and has grown into a really useful, specialist database of some of the most … Continue reading

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Monument to Nelson Mandela

Past President Nelson Mandela was arrested a few kilometres outside Howick on the R103, the old main road to Johannesburg, on 5 August 1962. Mandela had been on a clandestine visit to African National Congress (ANC) President Chief Albert Luthuli’s … Continue reading

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The Nikon D800 – A Field Review.

Every now and then a camera arrives on the market that changes the photographic world. The Canon D30 one one such camera with it’s 3 mega pixels (huge for it’s time) as was the Canon 1Ds at 11. Then the … Continue reading

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Photo Safari to Jaci’s Lodges

We run a variety of photo safaris to a number of destinations in and around Southern Africa. Some are budget, entry level workshops designed to give beginners a “leg-up” to getting wonderful pictures while other safaris are at some top … Continue reading

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Lightroom 4.1 Released

Adobe has just released the final version of Adobe Lightroom 4.1.  The objective of this release is to provide additional camera raw support, lens profile support and fix bugs that were introduced in previous releases of Lightroom. Lightroom 4.1 also introduces … Continue reading

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13 Wonderful Photographic Destination in Southern Africa

I follow NPhotomag on Twitter (@NPhotomag), an independent Photo Magazine for Nikon users and while, as the name suggests, there is a bunch of Nikon stuff there, it includes a wealth of information that should be interesting to users of … Continue reading

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