Author Archives: Dawn

Calling All Wildlife Photographers!

Calling all Wildlife Photographers!! Nature Enthusiasts!! Big Cat Lovers!! Given the demographic of this audience, I’m guessing there’s more than a few of you out there. Yes, this is Dawn at Africa Dream Safaris. And no… technically this is NOT a post about Africa. That aside, you still may wish to take note! I recently returned from the most FABULOUS wildlife-photography experience on this side of the Continental USA. In January I escaped to Montana with a friend to hang with some professional wildlife photographers and …

What is a Typical Day Like on Safari?

A question I get quite often is what is a typical day like on safari while in Tanzania?  Some different variations of the question are “how many game drives are there” or “how long do we spend on game drive each day”?  But the answer depends entirely on you! Such is the inherent benefit of enjoying a “Private” Safari! So as you can imagine, the days can and probably will vary quite a bit!  We have suggestions for you each day based on our experience and the …

Safari Photography Equipment and Tips!

A VERY common subject I field questions about is PHOTOGRAPHY.  I am far from a professional photographer, but I am a fairly passionate photography enthusiast!  So I’m happy to share some tips and suggestions based on my own personal “trial and error” experiences photographing wildlife in Tanzania. ********************************************************************** “WHAT TYPE OF CAMERA SHOULD I BRING?” There is no right or wrong answer here, but personally I use an SLR camera with interchangeable lenses, specifically a  Canon 7D camera body, and most of my images were taken with Canon’s …