07 April 2016 Written by 

6 African wildlife photography blogs to follow in 2016

It would seem with the changing times we get to see the best wildlife through the lens of some of the best photographers from around the world. But if you are looking to see mind blowing art in motion then below is a list of our top six photographers who capture African wildlife effortlessly.

The Insatiable Traveler

Simple, clean, yet thought provoking, Susan Portnoy left the concrete city of New York for an adventure behind the lens. Her blog features stunning wildlife photography from Botswana to Tanzania. She challenges herself to bring to the audience raw and authentic photography that will highlight a moment, a day or an event happening at that time.

From the Amboseli to the lands of Madikwe, each African location she has crossed she tells a story that keeps you engrossed with every shot. Not only that, but you can get to learn the tips and tricks she uses that make her photographic experience easier and more in-depth.

It could be something as simple as a beetle's journey or portraits of baboons that make you feel closer to nature then you thought you were. The insatiable Traveler brings out the true beauty of African wildlife.

The main African Highlights are Kenya, Tanzania, Botswana, Namibia and South Africa.

The Global Photographer

An adventurer at heart with an innate love for the wildlife, culture and African people is what you can find when you take a look at Andy Biggs blog: The Global Photographer. Internationally recognized, he has won numerous awards including the BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year in the 'Wild Places" category in 2008.

His photography is rich with color, texture and an emotional consistency that leaves you lost in a shot. He gives you an inside look into the wild side of the African plains while also educating you on how you can improve your photography skills if need be.

But most of all this blog is good for anyone looking to take their photography skills to the next level with helpful tips and lecture updates that you can attend to learn more.

Paul Kirui Safari

Characteristic is what we call Paul Kirui's photography blog. Once you enter his page, you get a personal feel to the pictures of different locations he has visited around the continent. The pictures have a closeness to them showcasing the bond that animals have with one another while also celebrating their independent characteristic in all its glory.

He has a lot of experience having been a part of the BBC 'Big Cats' team as well as being a professional safari guide. He has a unique perspective as he captures a lion hunting for his meal or elephants strolling in the fields, one thing is for sure, you will not miss a variety of shots to look at and maybe even fall in love with and purchase.Here you can take a virtual safari with Paul Kirui from the comfort of your home. That is how good his photos are, they take you right to the action. 

Here you can take a virtual safari with Paul Kirui from the comfort of your home. That is how good his photos are, they take you right to the action.

Greg Du Toit

Having been exposed to the beauty that is Africa from a young age, Greg Du Toit, is an 8th generation African-born South African whose photography can be described simply as, peaceful.

Why may you ask? Because of the how he shots turn out and the focus and attention to detail each has, you could say the simplest photo speaks a thousand words.It could be a bird simply perched on a tree to a storm forming in the distance; each photo has such power it's hard to look away. I=One thing is for sure, you will definitely find a piece that you will want to take home with you.

It could be a bird simply perched on a tree to a storm forming in the distance; each photo has such power it's hard to look away. One thing is for sure, you will definitely find a piece that you will want to take home with you.

Morkel Erasmus

A photographer with a love for Africa, Morkel Erasmus is the epitome of the phrase, 'one with nature.' His photographic style seeks to bring out the beautiful moments he witnesses from behind the lens to your screen.

From the classics to developing his own unique style his photography brings out the animals true nature and if you stare long enough you can feel what was going on at that precise moment. It's a journey of the mind and soul.

Safari Architects

This blog offers you something for your eyes while also tempting you to go on safari with the co-owners and friends, Bradley Thomet and Chris Renshaw. Two friends with a love for adventure came together to create Safari Architects, which is a safari company that takes you on a getaway that is specifically tailored to your needs.

But not only that, their blog hosts some of the best wildlife photos taken by the pair with Chris Renshaw winning the Africa geographic Photographer of the year in the year 2015 and also appearing on the discovery channel for a number wildlife documentaries.

A story with a shot is what you can expect as you go through the numerous photos of the African destination that you shall embark on if you choose them for your African safari.

Conclusion

There you have it folks, six of the best though provoking photographers who highlight the beauty of Africa with ease.

 



Lashaun Ominde

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