Photographic Trip to Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve, South Africa

South African wildlife and adventure photographer, Gavin Slabbert will lead a two lodge, 11 day action-packed safari workshop in the heart of the world renowned Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve in the heart of South Africa’s big cat country.

Limited to just 6 guests you’ll track the Big 5 as you become immersed in the diverse wildlife and unique cultures of Southern Africa.  You’ll enjoy and experience all-inclusive deluxe accommodation, service, hospitality and ethnic cuisine catered by a private chef.

The safari also provides a custom photography vehicle, which offers each photographer a custom swivel seat with a wimberley head on a post.

Gavin will provide instruction before, during and after each shoot and will share his secrets to capturing the elusive “dramatic moment” including:

  • Composition techniques for action photography.
  • Stunning images of Leopard, Lion, Cheetah, and the balance of the Big 5.
  • Photographing moving subjects in a variety of lighting situations.
  • Panning techniques to create the sense of movement.
  • Lens selection and composition to create emotion and impact in your images.
  • Workflow tips and techniques to improve images.
  • Critiques to open your eyes to different possibilities & improve your photographic skills.

The trip at $US$6,995 per person runs March 3rd – March 13th 2014 and includes roundtrip coach airfare from JFK to HDS (New York USA – Hoedspruit SA) along with:

  • 10 morning game drives in their private game vehicle
  • 10 afternoon / Evening game drives in their game drive vehicle
  • 10 nights accommodation in Private rondavels in the Game Reserve
  • Breakfast lunch and dinner provided by Private chef
  • 4 Photography workshop sessions (each 3 hours in duration)
  • Personalized training in the field for those that would like it
  • 1 late night workshop session on shooting star trails and astro-photography and long exposures
  • Transportation to and from Hoedspruit airport to Cheetah Plains lodge
  • All tourism levies VAT (South African Sales tax)
  • All entry and gate fees to the reserves

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