THE AFRICAN IMPACT BLOG

How Volunteering Changed my Teenager

When Hannah agreed to let her son come to South Africa to volunteer on a photography conservation program, she had no idea how much it would change him.

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Guided Photography

Sam Cox, African Impact's photography coordinator speaks about the synthesis between field guides and photography. The benefits of training field guides to take photographs of the animals they encounter may increase their knowledge and play to their interests in conservation.

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Photography Reflections: Be Aware of What You Want

Photography assistant, Marvin Mechelse, sends advice to photographers travelling to Africa. He outlines the importance of selecting the right camera for the trip depending on your photography style.

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Photography Focus: How to Compose the Perfect Photo

Composition is the placement or arrangement of visual elements in a work of art. In photography this is achieved by placing physical objects to form a scene or moving to capture the best angle. There are several guidelines to follow to help improve your composition.

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Photography Volunteer Encounter

Read about Nicole Leger's experience on our photography volunteer project in the Greater Kruger Area. She chats about her experience, photography and the wildlife she captured behind the lens.

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Photography in Research

Photography and research volunteer, Nathaniel Cohen, emphasizes the importance of ID kits and how taking photographs on game drives can assist conservation efforts.

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