Tips for Shooting Wildlife in Nairobi National Park
Here are some pointers to help you get better images when shooting wildlife in Nairobi National Park.
1. Start early.
The big cats are more active in the morning and evening when it isn’t too hot. If you want to spot them, go when they’re most active.
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2. Get the right lenses.
Know the conditions you’re shooting in and the kind of images you want, then carry the appropriate lenses.
3. Talk to the KWS Rangers.
They can direct you to where the animals you’re looking for were last sighted.
It takes time to get great images so don’t be in a hurry. It’s better to have on great image than many average ones.
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5. Anticipate your shots.
As you plan your visit, learn animal behaviours to help you anticipate your shots.
6. Stay woke.
As you hunt for large game, be on the lookout for smaller wildlife. They too can provide great images.
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