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Seldom do I arrive at a photoshoot knowing little about the Lodge and work required. I received an email request from Ivan, asking for photos and video of his Lodge. Armed little info after several emails, a week later we were off (I was going to do the photography and I have hired Nathan Pellow-Jarman to shoot the video at the same time). Two flights later, and a 2.5hr drive into the middle of nowhere, or should I say somewhere along the South Africa / Botswana border, we arrived at our destination. It was dark, kalahari-dark! We met Ivan, the Manager,

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2018 proved to be a great year when it comes to showcasing great Lodges and Hotels around Africa. The year started with a family trip to Rocktail Bay, shooting for Wilderness Safaris. The Coastal Forest Reserve has to be one of my special places in South Africa. Quiet, few people, great beaches, incredible diving, and now, something new, scorpion trails at night with infra-red torches. Created some amazing images for their marketing, and the family had a great trip as well

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"Several studies have shown that the professional photographs of the property rank among the most important deciding factors for a potential guest to choose one hotel property over another." "A recent eye tracking study by Cornell University found that the images are one of the most important deciding factors for consumers when booking a hotel." "A study also found that images provided by the hotel were sought out more than user-generated images." A picture is worth a thousand words! We all know this saying and it always stands true!! Statistics also show that the number and quality of your imagery direct affect the booking

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Bayete Private Camp is situated in the heart of Zululand, on the Manyoni Private Game Reserve (meaning "the place of birds" in isiZulu). Being part of the Bayete Zulu group of camps, this Private Camp is situated in a secluded area of the Reserve, amongst the Fever Trees on the banks of the Manzoni River. Built on the banks of a large dam, game viewing is never far from the large with many animals often visiting the waterhole during the day to quench their thirst in the mid-day sun. The camp itself, offers a luxurious exclusive getaway, with three well appointed

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