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The Wildlife Photography Podcast is hosted by Gerry van der Walt and will include discussions, interviews, Q&As and various other aspects of wildlife photography. Gerry is a specialist photographic safari guide, educator, public speaker and co-founder of Wild Eye.

The Wildlife Photography Podcast is hosted by Gerry van der Walt and will include discussions, interviews, Q&As and various other aspects of wildlife photography. Gerry is a specialist photographic safari guide, educator, public speaker and co-founder of Wild Eye.
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The Wildlife Photography Podcast is hosted by Gerry van der Walt and will include discussions, interviews, Q&As and various other aspects of wildlife photography. Gerry is a specialist photographic safari guide, educator, public speaker and co-founder of Wild Eye.

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English


Episodes

Episode 213 - Pay Attention to the Energy In Your Frame

4/15/2019
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In this episode I share some thought on how, if you pay attention to it, the visual energy in a frame can make for better composed and stronger wildlife images. * * * My name is Gerry van der Walt and I am a specialist photographic safari guide, educator, public speaker and co-founder of Wild Eye. Through Wild Eye I have created a vehicle which merges the raw beauty of traveling in some of the worlds most spectacular wilderness areas with the ability to not only capture these moments on...

Duration:00:11:18

Episode 212 - Start With What Excites You

4/13/2019
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When arriving at a wildlife sighting it's often difficult to know what to photograph and what to focus on. In this episode I suggest that you start with what excites you - visually speaking - and work from there. * * * My name is Gerry van der Walt and I am a specialist photographic safari guide, educator, public speaker and co-founder of Wild Eye. Through Wild Eye I have created a vehicle which merges the raw beauty of traveling in some of the worlds most spectacular wilderness areas with...

Duration:00:12:49

Episode 211 - Should You Only Use Prime Lenses?

4/5/2019
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In a recent post a well known photographer said that you should only use prime lenses for wildlife photography. In this episode, after receiving a number of questions on this from people who felt that this is quite disheartening, I share my thoughts on whether prime lenses is the only way to go to create quality wildlife images. * * * My name is Gerry van der Walt and I am a specialist photographic safari guide, educator, public speaker and co-founder of Wild Eye. Through Wild Eye I have...

Duration:00:09:16

Episode 210 - Q & A

4/4/2019
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In this episode I answer YOUR wildlife, travel and photography questions. * * * My name is Gerry van der Walt and I am a specialist photographic safari guide, educator, public speaker and co-founder of Wild Eye. Through Wild Eye I have created a vehicle which merges the raw beauty of traveling in some of the worlds most spectacular wilderness areas with the ability to not only capture these moments on camera but also teaching and inspiring people along the way. I look forward to changing the...

Duration:00:31:24

Episode 209 - Renting Gear Versus Buying New Gear

4/4/2019
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In this episode Michael explores the options of either buying new gear or renting gear for your next wildlife photography trip. * * * This episode is presented by Michael Laubscher. Marlon's Links and Social Media: Wild Eye: www.wild-eye.com Instagram: www.instagram.com/michael.laubscher/ YouTube: bit.ly/WildEye-YouTube * * * Hosted by Gerry van der Walt My name is Gerry van der Walt and I am a specialist photographic safari guide, educator, public speaker and co-founder of Wild Eye. Through...

Duration:00:05:56

Episode 208 - Wild Eye's Digital Photography Course

4/4/2019
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In this episode Michael shares some info about Wild Eye's Digital Photography Course which is held at out offices in Fourways, South Africa every month. * * * This episode is presented by Michael Laubscher. Marlon's Links and Social Media: Wild Eye: www.wild-eye.com Instagram: www.instagram.com/michael.laubscher/ YouTube: bit.ly/WildEye-YouTube * * * Hosted by Gerry van der Walt My name is Gerry van der Walt and I am a specialist photographic safari guide, educator, public speaker and...

Duration:00:14:27

Episode 207 - Johan and Trevor Talk About the Best of the Serengeti

3/28/2019
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Johan and Trevor share some of their highlights from their recent Best of Serengeti safari as well as a little more on where they stayed and what the safari is all about. * * * This episode is presented by Johan van Zyl and Trevor McCall-Peat. Johan: https://www.instagram.com/johan_van_zyl_photography/ Trevor: https://www.instagram.com/trevormccallpeat/ * * * Hosted by Gerry van der Walt My name is Gerry van der Walt and I am a specialist photographic safari guide, educator, public speaker...

Duration:00:47:02

Episode 206 - Vegas Or A Safari?

3/27/2019
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Las Vegas is a truly strange and unique place. But, from an experience point of view, would you choose this place over a safari? * * * My name is Gerry van der Walt and I am a specialist photographic safari guide, educator, public speaker and co-founder of Wild Eye. Through Wild Eye I have created a vehicle which merges the raw beauty of traveling in some of the worlds most spectacular wilderness areas with the ability to not only capture these moments on camera but also teaching and...

Duration:00:14:04

Episode 205 - Talking Jaguars and Pantanal with Ricardo

3/26/2019
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In this episode, Marlon speaks to Ricardo Casarin, co-host of Wild Eye’s tours in the Brazilian Pantanal. * * * This episode is presented by Marlon du Toit. Marlon's Links and Social Media: Wild Eye: www.wild-eye.com Website: www.marlondutoit.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/MarlondutoitPhoto/ Instagram: www.instagram.com/marlondutoit YouTube: bit.ly/WildEye-YouTube * * * Hosted by Gerry van der Walt My name is Gerry van der Walt and I am a specialist photographic safari guide, educator,...

Duration:00:22:17

Episode 204 - Appearing on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon

3/23/2019
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In this episode Marlon introduces us to his first podcast. He also gives you a glimpse at what it was like to be on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon. * * * This episode is presented by Marlon du Toit. Marlon's Links and Social Media: Wild Eye: www.wild-eye.com Website: www.marlondutoit.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/MarlondutoitPhoto/ Instagram: www.instagram.com/marlondutoit YouTube: bit.ly/WildEye-YouTube * * * Hosted by Gerry van der Walt My name is Gerry van der Walt and I am a...

Duration:00:18:47

Episode 203 - Wildlife Photography Should Not Be Difficult

3/22/2019
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Some people overthink it and make it more difficult than it should be. Wildlife photography should not be that difficult. * * * My name is Gerry van der Walt and I am a specialist photographic safari guide, educator, public speaker and co-founder of Wild Eye. Through Wild Eye I have created a vehicle which merges the raw beauty of traveling in some of the worlds most spectacular wilderness areas with the ability to not only capture these moments on camera but also teaching and inspiring...

Duration:00:23:16

Episode 202 - Travelling, Overthinking and Sensasionalism in Wildlife Photography

3/20/2019
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In this podcast, recorded in San Francisco, I share some thoughts on traveling, overthinking your own photography and sensationalism on social media. You can see the vlog I mention in this episode here: http://bit.ly/GerryVlog29 * * * My name is Gerry van der Walt and I am a specialist photographic safari guide, educator, public speaker and co-founder of Wild Eye. Through Wild Eye I have created a vehicle which merges the raw beauty of traveling in some of the worlds most spectacular...

Duration:00:27:01

Episode 201 - Trevor Shares Some Updates and a New Chapter

3/5/2019
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In this episode I hand over the mic to Trevor as he shares some updates from his recent travels as well as a new chapter! You can find Trevor on Instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/trevormccallpeat/ * * * My name is Gerry van der Walt and I am a specialist photographic safari guide, educator, public speaker and co-founder of Wild Eye. Through Wild Eye I have created a vehicle which merges the raw beauty of traveling in some of the worlds most spectacular wilderness areas with the...

Duration:00:10:39

Episode 200 - Wildlife Photography And Social Media

3/5/2019
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In this episode I share some thoughts on how wildlife photography and social media can work together, some ideas on running a valuable Instagram feed and answer some of your social media related questions. Thanks for joining me for the last 200 episodes! Look forward to the next 200! * * * My name is Gerry van der Walt and I am a specialist photographic safari guide, educator, public speaker and co-founder of Wild Eye. Through Wild Eye I have created a vehicle which merges the raw beauty of...

Duration:00:41:13

Episode 199 - Africa To The Arctic

2/27/2019
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In this episode I share the audio from a presentation I recently did in NYC at Adorama. In the presentation - Africa to the Arctic - I share images and stories from the various destinations I have visited during the last year. I will be sharing the video of this presentation on my YouTube playlist soon but for now I hope you find little chunks of value in this one. Make sure to follow me on IG to see when I post the video but for now, enjoy and let me know if you have any questions or...

Duration:01:42:58

Episode 198 - Wildlife, Travel, Photography, Social Media and Everything in Between

2/25/2019
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In this episode I look back at the last few weeks in the USA and share some thoughts on wildlife, travel, photography and social media that came up during discussions with people during our trip! * * * My name is Gerry van der Walt and I am a specialist photographic safari guide, educator, public speaker and co-founder of Wild Eye. Through Wild Eye I have created a vehicle which merges the raw beauty of traveling in some of the worlds most spectacular wilderness areas with the ability to not...

Duration:00:23:29

Episode 197 - What's holding your photography back?

2/15/2019
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What's holding your photography back? * * * My name is Gerry van der Walt and I am a specialist photographic safari guide, educator, public speaker and co-founder of Wild Eye. Through Wild Eye I have created a vehicle which merges the raw beauty of traveling in some of the worlds most spectacular wilderness areas with the ability to not only capture these moments on camera but also teaching and inspiring people along the way. I look forward to changing the way you see the world! * * * Links...

Duration:00:11:26

Episode 196 - Random Thoughts From The US

2/8/2019
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I'm currently on a marketing roadshow in the USA and in this episode I share some thoughts from the trip so far. I touch on social media, authenticity, business and everything in between! * * * My name is Gerry van der Walt and I am a specialist photographic safari guide, educator, public speaker and co-founder of Wild Eye. Through Wild Eye I have created a vehicle which merges the raw beauty of traveling in some of the worlds most spectacular wilderness areas with the ability to not only...

Duration:00:31:24

Episode 195 - Random Conversations from Instagram

1/28/2019
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In this episode I share a few random conversations from Instagram and talk a little bit about, after a question I asked on my IG feed, whether we should share images and videos of hunts, kills and predator / prey interaction. In the podcast I mention episode #64 which is worth a listen as well and which deals with the same topics. You can find the episode here: https://soundcloud.com/gerryvanderwalt/episode-64-passion-and-compassion-in-wildlife-photography * * * My name is Gerry van der Walt...

Duration:00:22:36

Episode 194 - Should you look at other people's images before a safari?

1/21/2019
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Looking at other people's images before going on safari might make you feel like you're chasing a specific shot but it can also be very valuable in feeding your photographic voice and photographic mind with some much needed inspiration and ideas before your safari! * * * My name is Gerry van der Walt and I am a specialist photographic safari guide, educator, public speaker and co-founder of Wild Eye. Through Wild Eye I have created a vehicle which merges the raw beauty of traveling in some...

Duration:00:12:21