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The Wild Eye Podcast is hosted by Gerry van der Walt and the Wild Eye team and will include discussions, interviews, Q&As and various different and unique approaches to wildlife photography, specialist guiding, travel and the wild places of the world. Join our online platforms and allow us to change the way you see the world!

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United States

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The Wild Eye Podcast is hosted by Gerry van der Walt and the Wild Eye team and will include discussions, interviews, Q&As and various different and unique approaches to wildlife photography, specialist guiding, travel and the wild places of the world. Join our online platforms and allow us to change the way you see the world!

Language:

English


Episodes

#483 - Daniel Greyvenstein

4/9/2024
In this episode Gerry has a conversation with Daniel Greyvenstein who is the newest member of the Wild Eye guiding team. Make sure to follw Daniel on Instagram at: https://www.instagram.com/daniel_wildlifephotography/

Duration:00:40:40

#482 - Nature photography with an iPhone

4/9/2024
In this episode Gerry shares some thoughts on using your iPhone as a dedicated camera on your next nature photography trip.

Duration:00:13:56

#481 - Thoughts on wildlife photography

3/19/2024
In this episode Gerry shares some thoughts on wildlife photography ranging from competitions and animal behaviour to choosing the images that works.

Duration:00:15:07

#480 - Wildlife and nature photography with OM System

3/13/2024
In this episode Gerry has a conversation with Mark Thackara and David Smith from OM System and explores the history, technology and future of the brand.

Duration:01:01:32

#479 - Clothing for safaris and expeditions

3/5/2024
In this episode Gerry and Johan share some thoughts on the different types of clothing you might need for your next safari or expedition.

Duration:00:29:29

#478 - 5 reasons why you're not a better wildlife photographer

2/27/2024
In this episode, Gerry and some of the Wild Eye guides share some reasons why you're not a better wildlife photographer and how you might be holding yourself back from growing in your craft.

Duration:00:17:35

#477 - Using Lightroom on the iPad Pro

2/20/2024
In this episode, after just having returned from a PVT guided safari to the Serengeti, Okavango Delta and Cape Town, Gerry shares some thoughts on using Lightroom on the iPad Pro while traveling.

Duration:00:13:01

#476 - Wild Eye Experiences

2/12/2024
In this episode Gerry and Johan chat about some new Wild Eye travel offerings and experiences that we will releasing soon.

Duration:00:19:06

#475 - How do you approach your wildlife photography?

2/5/2024
In this episode Gerry shares some thoughts on the different ways you can approach your wildlife photography.

Duration:00:07:18

#474 - Can I reserve a cheetah at 4pm?

1/30/2024
In this episode Gerry answers a guest email about the Wild Eye Mara Camp experience and shares some thoughts on a Wall Street Journal article about tourism in the Mara. Mentioned in this episode: Episode 467: https://wildeyepodcast.captivate.fm/episode/467-an-update-from-the-mara-triangle WSJ Article: https://www.wsj.com/lifestyle/travel/africa-safari-tourists-crowding-wildlife-d55b47e5

Duration:00:29:25

#473 - Nature photography and experiences

1/23/2024
Nature photography and amazing experiences sit on the same continuum and being intentional about what you're hoping to get from your next adventure will make for amazing memories. In this episode Gerry shares some thoughts on how experiences and photography fit together to create amazing tours, safaris and expeditions.

Duration:00:15:21

#472 - Photography competitions and photo guiding

1/16/2024
In this episode Gerry explores the relationship between photography competitions and guiding photographic safaris.

Duration:00:20:39

#471 - Photography and travel trends in 2024

1/9/2024
In this episode Gerry looks at some trends in both photography and travel we could expect in 2024.

Duration:00:39:23

#470 - A Svalbard Q&A

12/4/2023
As way to help with the preparation for their 2024 Svalbard Expeditions with Wild Eye, in this episode Gerry answer a number of guest questions. You can find the 'How to Prepare' video here: https://youtu.be/bJ671Mml6AA

Duration:00:17:15

#469 -Talking to AI about wildlife photography, travel and conservation

11/24/2023
In this episode Gerry has a conversation with ChatGPT about wildlife photography, travel and conservation. We are definitely living in interesting times!

Duration:00:28:35

#468 - Safari experiences and photographic FOMO

11/6/2023
In this episode Gerry touches on photographic FOMO and how focusing on the actual experience of your photo tour or safari only has upside!

Duration:00:10:49

#467 - An update from the Mara Triangle

10/11/2023
In this episode Jono Buffey talks to David Aruasa , administrator of the Mara Triangle on how they are working together with the Greater Maasai Mara through a consolidated management plan to create an environment that will protect the Mara ecosystem and a more pleasant experience for visitors. If you have a y questions you can contact Jono at jono@wild-eye.com To learn more about the Mara Triangle you can visit: https://www.maratriangle.org

Duration:00:32:32

#466 - Africa's Big 5

9/18/2023
In this episode Gerry introduces an upcoming series of episodes which will each focus on one of Africa's Big 5 animals.

Duration:00:05:12

#465 - Do you need help with your photography?

9/18/2023
In this episode Gerry explores the question you need to ask in order to grow as a photographer and how to work with a photographic guide in order to be a better photographer.

Duration:00:15:22

#464 - Three different Arctic expeditions

8/29/2023
In this episode Gerry shares some details on the three Arctic expeditions that Wild Eye will host in 2024. Links mentioned in this episode: Svalbard 2024: https://wild-eye.com/product/svalbard-arctic-expedition/ Svalbard Trip Report: https://wild-eye.com/trip-report-svalbard-arctic-expedition-2023/ Arctic Voyage 2024: https://wild-eye.com/product/arctic-voyage/ Orcas and Northern Lights 2024: https://itineraries.wild-eye.com/Orcas-and-Northern-Lights/933115439083423637

Duration:00:11:27