2019 Photo Safaris: Tigers, Polar Bears, and Great Migration

Elliott Neep on Safari

2019 is already shaping up to be a busy year for photo safaris! After teaming-up with David Lloyd earlier this year, we’re set to put on even more incredible photo safaris in the world’s best wildlife hotspots.

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7 Wildlife Wonders

I’ve had a long successful career as a wildlife photographer. During the last 16-years of wildlife photography, I’ve travelled to every continent, and fulfilled many of my bucket list aspirations. It’s been a career literally full of wildlife wonders. Here, is my top 7 Wildlife Wonders

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The Essential Guide To African Photo Safaris – Part 2

Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus)

The second instalment in my four-part guide to safari photography. This time, I’m discussing issues you might face travelling with camera gear, a few words on DSLRs, lens choice, support recommendations. Over time, it’s edited and refreshed, so bookmark it!

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Podcast Interview with Escape The Zoo

Escape The Zoo Elliott Neep Podcast

A very enjoyable webchat with Daniel Clarke @ Escape The Zoo. We talk about my time photographing tigers, expeditions to the polar regions, flamingo hunting hyenas, also my life with depression and mental health. Now available on podcast to download.

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The Essential Guide To African Photo Safaris – Part 1

With over 13 years of professional experience as a Wildlife Photographer and 8 years Leading photo safaris, it’s fair to say that my kit and my techniques are tried and very well-tested. Look to this page as a repository for my experience and the lessons that I’ve learned. Over time, it’s edited and refreshed, so bookmark it!

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Top Camera Gear Essentials For The African Photo Safari

African Lion (Panthera leo nubica)

Freshly updated for 2018. I’m frequently asked for my advice and recommendations for what camera gear to take on African photo safaris. I’ve been travelling there for my own work and leading groups for over a decade and have garnered a great deal of experience, to say the least. Here, you’ll find key nuggets of advice regarding essential kit.

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The world’s biggest ever Wild Tiger photographic exhibition

SAVING WILD TIGERS at the Royal Albert Hall

The ‘Eye On The Tiger” photographic exhibition showcases over 30 of the world’s best wildlife photographers, all in aid of raising awareness for wild tiger conservation. This Save Wild Tigers initiative will begin from September 18th to October 14th, 2018 and will take place in the iconic Royal Albert Hall

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Unlearning what you have learned…

Masai Giraffe, photographed during my work on the David Lloyd photo safari

I joined David Lloyd as co-leader on his Great Migration Photo Safari in August 2018 and was inspired to photograph giraffe with a new (for me) figurative approach, throwing aside traditional composition and rigid commercial style.

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First impressions of the FujiFilm GFX50s

FUJIFILM GFX50s

The resolution of this 51.4 million pixel sensor is stunning. Matched with the world class FUJINON lens line-up, the amount of detail resolved should impress any 35mm user. The images here are not to be judged on aesthetics. This is just from my first walkabout with the GFX50s, keeping one eye on my dog, the other on the imminent rain clouds.

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Farewell Nikon. Hello FujiFilm Medium Format!

FujiFilm GFX50s medium format

In my previous blog post and newsletter, I explained that I was leaving Nikon – sounds rather melodramatic, lets just say I no longer have a Nikon system – and since then, I’ve had about a hundred enquiries asking what system I was moving too. Well, here’s your answer…

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