SAFARI PHOTOGRAPHY

Capture the Moment

Angama Mara’s Photographic Studio is an exciting workspace of storytelling, teaching and sharing. From photoshoots to camera rentals to tutorials for getting better photographs — these are the best ways to remember a safari.

What to Expect

Through the professional guidance of our on-site team, guests have the opportunity to arrange private complimentary photographic tutorials and editing sessions

Hire a photographer to capture memories with you while on safari in the Triangle or overlooking the Mara from the edge of the escarpment

Try out some photographic equipment: the Studio has new cameras and lenses available for hire

Large-screen Apple desktops, loaded with the latest software, are available for guest use in editing and sharing

A professional printer can print your images on paper or canvas — or purchase an image from our collection — to take home

You can also enter the Greatest Maasai Mara Photographer of the Year competition or purchase one of their prints, which raises funds for important conservation initiatives in the Mara

How to Do It

Taking great pictures in the Mara is easy and fun for everyone no matter your age, aptitude or vocation, thanks to the open plains, the abundance of wildlife year-round and well-trained guides who understand your photographic needs.

Photography Details

Everything you may need to know about the many photographic services on offer at Angama Mara

Camera and Lens Rental

Cameras and lenses can be rented from the Photographic Studio, whether for two hours, a day or for the entire trip. The Studio has the top camera brands for hire, such as Canon, Nikon and Sony — including the Sony Alpha 7III mirrorless camera. Lenses include telephoto and wide angle lenses.

*The complete camera package rates are available upon request.

Classes and Tutorials

Guests have the opportunity to attend hands-on, one-on-one photographic tutorials and editing sessions, both of which are included in the rate. Large screen Apple desktops, loaded with the latest software, are available for guest use during the tutorial.

Privately Guided Photographic Safaris

Guests looking to improve their technical photographic skills and knowledge can spend time exploring the Mara with seasoned safari photographic guides.

Maximum of 4 guest photographers

Once you have requested this service we will inform you which photographer guide will be hosting the safari

Regrettably a half-day Private Photographic Safari is not available

Please enquire when booking for rates and photographic guide availability. As these guides are in high demand please book well in advance

Please contact your travel planner for rates. Note: The rate does not include any services offered by the Photographic Studio

On-Property Photoshoot

Photoshoot at the lodge and surrounding environs.

Approximately 15 beautifully edited images

Images presented in a custom online gallery

Also available for celebration photography — birthdays, blessings, honeymoons, anniversaries

Half-Day Safari Photoshoot

Photographer will accompany guests in their safari vehicle. Half-day photoshoot of guests on safari (morning is preferential due to lighting). Guests to have private use of their safari vehicle (at extra cost if applicable and subject to availability).

Point-of-view shots; wildlife images; picnic and group/couple shots

Approximately 50 beautifully edited images (mixture of people/animals and landscapes)

Images presented in a custom online gallery

Full-Day Safari Photoshoot

Photographer will accompany guests in their safari vehicle. Full-day photoshoot of guests on safari. It is suggested this is split into two sessions of 4 hours in the morning, and 4 hours in the late afternoon so as to make the best of the light. The middle of the day will be spent editing. Guests to have private use of their safari vehicle (at extra cost if applicable and subject to availability).

Point-of-view shots; wildlife images; picnic and group/couple shots

100+ beautifully edited images (mixture of people/animals and landscapes)

Images presented in a custom online gallery

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