Articles - Video

Video: Lions of the Mara

Wednesday, 30th December, 2015

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 [ read more ]

GoPro HERO3 on the Way

Saturday, 23rd March, 2013

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 [ read more ]

Video Highlights of the Timbavati

Sunday, 25th November, 2012

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 [ read more ]

Video Footage of Makepisi (Male Leopard)

Saturday, 27th October, 2012

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 [ read more ]

Elgato Video Capture: Great Stuff

Friday, 13th January, 2012

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 [ read more ]