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Why Do Young Animals Play


Lisl Moolman, a South African photographer, loves watching animals to study their behavior. She particularly likes to photograph animals at play. She never drives past hyenas, squirrels, baboons or impalas. These animals and particularly members of the big cat species can all get extremely silly. Below are some examples of her playful animal observations. Why Do Young animals Play You’ve seen the videos…

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Advantages of Wildlife Videography with a GoPro Camera


It can be quite difficult to capture great wildlife videos, especially when you take into account that professional equipment takes up a lot of space and that you’ll have to carry it around in all kinds of weather and across different types of terrain. However, when the GoPro cameras hit the market, the whole videography scene changed. More changes have occurred over…

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WLR Featured Pics August 2016


These were the WLR Featured Pics for August, 2016. We featured Martin Bailey, Sandro Gaemperle, John-Ray Brentnall, Anthony Goldman and Michael Cohen. Also See: Our current WLR Featured Pics To submit your work for a feature on Where Lions Roam, just drop us an email at featuredpic@wherelionsroam.com with a resized photo (1000 pixels on the long edge). You remain the owner of the photo,…

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Best Photo Safaris to South Africa


Today, several savvy South African game reserves and tour operators are offering specialized photographic safaris for snap happy pros and amateurs alike, guiding them in their pursuit of iconic images of the bush. Here is a list of 18 of the best photography safari operators for South Africa. Read: 12 Best African Photography Blogs Read: Best Tour Companies for an African Safari…

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Best Camera For an African Wildlife Safari 2016


  Cameras Reviewed Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200 Nikon D3300 Canon G3 X Canon EOS 6D   Introduction With so many different types, brands and models of camera on the market, choosing the one that will be most suited to your needs can be a daunting task at the best of times. For anyone planning a safari trip, deciding on the right tool for…

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WLR Featured Pics for July 2016


In July we featured some great photos from some of the best photographers out there. These good people also shared some background on how they made the magic happen with each of these shots. To submit your work for a feature on Where Lions Roam, just drop us an email at featuredpic@wherelionsroam.com with a resized photo (1000 pixels on the long edge). You remain the…

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Top 12 African Photography Blogs


Photography is becoming more and more popular in Africa. After decades of photographic misrepresentation by observers from outside the continent, Africa’s photographers are today showing the world what they see through their lens and expressing their passion and creativity for the people, rich cultures, diverse wildlife and vast landscapes of Africa. This article spotlights the work of 12 African photography blogs. Wim van…

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Featured Pic Month Winner – June 2016


Congratulations to Annemarie du Plessis, our Featured Pic Month Winner. Please scroll down to week 3 to see her Entry. See our Featured Pic page for details on how to enter your wildlife entry. June 2016, Week 5: Elephant for Scale Photo by Denis Charles. Camera: Canon EOS 1D-X Mark II, Lens: Zeiss Distagon ZE f/2.8 21mm Settings: ISO 100, 21mm f/2.8 @ 1/800…

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