Articles - Video

Video: Lions of the Mara

The year 2015 is drawing to a close, and it is hard to believe that it has been over six months since our epic trip to the Maasai Mara region of Kenya.  While I shot many images during that trip, I also captured a very decent amount of video footage; but it has taken me six months to [ continue reading ]

GoPro HERO3 on the Way

Yesterday I ordered a GoPro HERO3 Black Edition camera.  GoPro cameras have in recent times become quite popular, especially when it comes to adventure activities.  My first experience with a GoPro camera was in May of 2012 when Xenedette and I went hang gliding.  GoPro cameras were mounted on one side of the gliders' wing [ continue reading ]

Video Highlights of the Timbavati

During our African adventures in the Timbavati region of greater Kruger National Park in October of 2012, I shot a large number of stills images of the many species of amazing wildlife we encountered there.  In addition to my images, I also shot some video footage.  I have been wanting to produce a short video [ continue reading ]

Video Footage of Makepisi (Male Leopard)

As I related in previous articles, during our recent trip to South Africa, we encountered Makepisi, a male leopard, on our first game drive in the Motswari Private Game Reserve.  In addition to capturing stills images of Makepisi, I also shot video vootage of him resting, stretching, grooming and yawning, as he sat on the [ continue reading ]

Elgato Video Capture: Great Stuff

A few weeks ago I purchased Elgato Video Capture, a hardware and software package which allows computer-based digitising of video from analogue video sources such as VHS cameras and VCRs.  Some background: In 1999 I bought a VHS-C video camera, which I used on two overseas holidays and various social events.  For many years, the [ continue reading ]