“Big Cats and Elephants Up-Close” with Art Wolfe – Sept 2013.
“BIG CATS AND ELEPHANTS UP CLOSE” WITH ART WOLFE
FOR LATEST DETAILS ON THIS TOUR PLEASE CLICK: ICONIC IMAGES INTERNATIONAL
This photo safari provides a rare opportunity to photograph alongside the legendary photographer, Art Wolfe. Learn everything from how to capture the expanse of an African landscape to photographing the smallest details in wildlife. While you learn about technique, Art’s approach to composition will transform you photography, not merely add to it.
This small group photo safari has been created for photographers who have a passion for capturing stunning close-up images of Africa’s “Big Cats” and “Elephants” in thier natural environments. The main focus of the photo safari is to give you every assistance to capture iconic images of leopards, lions, cheetahs and photograph elephants up-close from our exclusive underground hide.
There will be a big variety of other African wildlife to photograph too, you can be assured of photographing the Big Five.
The very best locations to photograph Africa’s superior predators and largest mammals have been selected:
To find out more about the camps/lodges we have selected, click on the individual links above. Linger for a while on the uniqueness of each, imagining you were there. You will appreciate the extremely high standard of accommodation we have chosen. You will experience the best of African lodges; they are world class.
It would be a challenge to surpass the photographic opportunities for predators and up-close photography of elephants offered by this photo safari, anywhere in Africa.
Our aim is to ensure you come home with the best possible images and unforgettable memories of a “once-in-a-lifetime” experience photographing these magnificent animals.
Leopards are the most elusive and arguably the most beautiful of the African predators! They seem to choose who photographs them! Our experienced drivers/guides will track them and you will be astounded when you see how close you can get to photograph these supreme predators.
Did you ever think you might photograph an elephant herd from a perspective similar to that lying on your stomach with the nearest elephant not more than seven metres from your lens ? To get a feel for what this photographic experience might be like, play the short video clip at the bottom of the page!
With not more than four photographers/persons allowed per vehicle you will appreciate the extra space whilst photographing. This arrangement caters especially well for photographers using larger telephoto lenses and yet allows enough space for spouses/partners who just wish to sit, in peace and enjoy the special spirit of Africa.
FURTHERMORE THE PHOTOGRAPHIC SAFARI IS CONFINED TO A MAXIMUM OF TWELVE PARTICIPANTS.
DATES & SUMMARY ITINERARY
The photo safari commences on 15th September 2013 and finishes on 27th September 2013, starting and ending in Johannesburg, South Africa.
A summary of the itinerary is:
- 14 Sept or earlier: Depart from home city
- 15 Sept: Arrive J’burg and stay overnight in Waterkloof Guest House, Pretoria
- 16 - 22 Sept: Mashatu Main Camp, Botswana - 6 nights
- 22 – 27 Sept: Mala Mala Main Camp, South Africa - 5 nights
- 27Sept: Transport to J’burg Airport for connection with international flights
The cost is: US$15,950.00.00/AUD$15,550.00 per person, twin share.
A single supplement of US$2,150.00/ AUD$2,100.00applies, if specifically requested.
Terms of Payment are as follows:
1. A non-refundable 25% deposit together with a completed Registration Form, on or before Fri 15th February 2013.
2. A second non-refundable payment of 25% on or before Fri 19th April 2013.
3. A final payment of the remaining 50%, on or before Fri 31st May 2013.
IF YOU WISH TO KNOW MORE
■Download the 14-page PDF containing details on the accommodation, compulsory travel insurance, cancellation policy, health considerations, payment terms, what is/is not included, packing camera gear for travel in Africa, etc. click: “Big Cats and Elephants Up-Close” with Art Wolfe & Denis Glennon – Sept 2013″.
■To reserve a place, click: Registration Form.
If you would like to discuss any aspect of international flights for the photo safari, please contact the booking agent, Flightworld American Express, 200 St. Georges Tce., Perth and request to speak to Mrs Khush Suntoke. Alternatively you can email Khush at email@example.com.
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[Note: The SATSA logo indicates that C4 Images & Safaris, the company contracted to handle all of Iconic Images' on-ground arrangements for this photo safari, is a member of SATSA. SATSA members represent the best in business practices within the tourism industry in South Africa. These practices are audited annually. The SATSA logo signifies that C4 Images & Safaris offers services that are of the highest quality and the company is deemed to be a credible and reliable provider of services to the tourism industry. Additionally, SATSA members are bonded, providing a financial guarantee of deposits held against the involuntary liquidation of a SATSA member.]