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Our Top Chobe Safari Photographic Tips

Hello and welcome, here are our top Chobe safari photographic tips that can help you get some stunning shots regardless of your photographic equipment or experience


First remember that there are going to be two main items on your Chobe to do list, a boat cruise and game drive and its very important to get the timing of these two events right if you want to get good photographs

(1)So here we go point one, mornings are for Game drives!

First in the mornings you are more likely to see the cats (lions and leopard) and that’s what game drives are about for a lot of us, and second there are not as many animals next to the river in the mornings as there are in the evenings,so unless you are looking for water birds and babbons you really don't want to be doing morning boat cruises. Third the lighting on the river in the mornings is sadly wasted, because on the sunrise side of the Chobe  river you have a very  high tree line on top of a hill add into the equation that you will be low down…

A Chobe River Boat Cruise

A Chobe Boat Cruise  There are but a few places in Africa, that feel more like Africa, then the Chobe where hundreds of elephants’ are silhouetted by the orange orb of the sinking sun almost every single day of the year.

Sitting in a small boat  on the Chobe one can’t help but feel as if one is afloat in a sea of liquid gold as the setting sun paints a reflection of itself across the water, large hippos wallow about like prehistoric sea monsters and then, all of a sudden the whole world seems to hold its breath, and then the sun is gone and so is another day on the Chobe

It is believed that the Chobe is home to over 50,000 elephants making it the largest concentration of elephants any where in the world and hence you cannot fail to see elephants in Chobe and if your guide dose fail find you elephants give him a tip! Because he has done the impossible! The stream of wild animals that flock down to the banks of the Chobe every day can’t really be described in print, there seems to b…