Svalbard photo expeditions 2016

A white landscape stretching out as far as you can see that is periodically broken up by the stark blue sea, towering icebergs that are shaped and engraved by the deeply cold ocean, with dark mountain peaks creating a stark contrast to the otherwise snow-covered landscape…Svalbard is a true winter wonderland whose wild beauty is…

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Panning photography tips

Your Guide to Panning photography Taking you on photographic safaris to some of the Earth’s wildest and most scenic destinations is one of many reasons why ORYX was born. To share our passion and vast knowledge of photography with you, to guide, inspire and give you the tools to take control of your photography and…

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Galapagos Islands with Roy Mangersnes

With years of experience hosting expeditions in Svalbard and the Galapagos Islands, Roy Mangersnes makes the perfect ORYX photo tour partner and leader for our photo expeditions to these alluring destinations. His passion for wildlife and nature shines clearly through his images as he aptly captures their essence. In 2014, Roy lead a highly successful…

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How to Improve your Photography

As photographers, whether beginner, aspiring professional or professional, we are always looking  to capture images, scenes, subjects that inspire us. To create a powerful image that tells the viewer a story of the scene, but also of you as a photographer. To capture that moment that we envision so clearly, to push ourselves in a…

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AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY

I’m pretty sure that at one time during your childhood, you wished you could fly. To be able to take flight and soar over the landscape below you, to see everything below you stretch as far as the eye can see, and to achieve and experience a perspective of the world that one can only…

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Connect with Photography

Wildlife and nature photography is not about picking up your camera, aiming, and firing away at the fastest frame-rate that your camera allows. Make no mistake, you will get a collection of images where some may be quite good, but most of them will probably be lacking that special something; that artistry that catches someone’s…

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Himba people | Himba women

Himba Song   Fascinated by Africa and its people, I have spent hundreds of hours photographing some of the continents most remote tribes. On a recent photo safari to Serra Cafema, which lies on the border of Angola and Namibia, I was excited to take my guests to photograph a small Himba family resident in…

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