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Kenya Introduces Mandatory Online Visa Applications

Starting from 2nd July 2015, the government of Kenya will introduce electronic visa application. Tourists wishing to visit Kenya need to apply as follows: Visit the electronic visa page at www.ecitizen.go.ke  Select Register as a Visitor As part of this process, you will receive a confirmation email that you need to click on to verify and confirm your registration At this point, you will be asked to UPLOAD A DIGITAL PASSPORT PHOTO (Maximum size 500 px by 500 px) Once logged […]

Masai Mara Photo Safari

Immortalized by award winning nature documentaries and Hollywood blockbusters alike, Kenya needs little introduction to wildlife photographers – the word “safari” is indeed synonymous with Kenya! This East African country offers the essence of an African wildlife photographic safari, and besides the phenomenal wildlife, one can expect to photograph some of the most breathtaking landscapes in all of Africa. The Maasai Mara and the adjoining Loita Plains form the northern-most section of the Serengeti – Mara ecosystem, a 25 000 […]

Congratulations to ORYX’s Marius Coetzee who was announced overall winner of the prestigious African Culture Category with his image titled “The Karo”

ABOUT NATURE’S BEST PHOTOGRAPHY Nature’s Best Photography originated in the United States with ambitious goals to celebrate the beauty and diversity of nature through the art of photography and to use this vivid medium as a creative tool for encouraging greater public interest and involvement in outdoor enjoyment and conservation. A robust awards program evolved from this mission to become one of the most highly-respected nature photography competitions in the world and now run in exhibition partnership with the Smithsonian’s […]

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Bird Photography Tips

An Introduction to Bird Photography: Birds have to be amongst the most alluring of photographic subjects and this is obviously understandable given their incredible diversity, vibrant and varied colours and their interesting habits. That they can be found almost anywhere between your back garden and the wildest of destinations, and its no wonder that they feature so widely. Although they may be more difficult to approach than their mammalian counterparts, it is still possible to get excellent images if you […]

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Dale Morris visits Madagascar and is overcome by how unique everything is there. How unique, but also how endangered it all is.

Photographing Madagascar Buttressed trees, coiled lianas, draping ferns, orchids and mist. This is the auditorium of the Indri. The largest of Madagascar’s rainforest dwelling Lemur species.  And this is where I have come to hear their songs. I have managed to secure the best seats for my small group of six Madagascar photography tour clients and companions by getting to the venue early, and I have brought along a recording device so that I may relive this moment again when […]

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Wildlife Photographer of the Year contest 2014

Vanishing Lions by Skye Meaker At a glittering awards ceremony in London on the 24 October 2014; 12 year old Skye Meaker, whose photograph titled “Vanishing Lions” was a finalist in the 11-14 year age category in the 2014 Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition. His stunning image was captured in Kenya’s Masai Mara on a Greg du Toit / ORYX Private Photographic Safari guided by Greg last year. Skye is a very talented young photographer, and we will be […]

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Congratulations to ORYX partner and multi-award winning internationally renowned photographer Greg Du Toit

We are thrilled to announce that ORYX leader and partner Greg du Toit has just been crowned the 49th Wildlife Photographer of the Year. This most sought-after title was awarded to Greg by BBC Worldwide and the Natural History Museum at their gala event in London last night. The Wildlife Photographer of the Year contest is the world’s most prestigious nature photography event and Greg won the overall award with this incredibly artistic elephant image that beat over 43,000 entries […]

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