Elliott Neep

30+ top tips to improve your wildlife photography

Over 30 marvellous wildlife photography tips and techniques that I’ve compiled over the years. The list is periodically updated with new tips and refined techniques that I frequently use. Get out there and put them to good use! Good support is the essential element for sharp photographs in low-light. Get yourself sorted and invest in a …

African Lion (Panthera leo nubica)

What happens when you slap a huge lion on the nose?

As had become the norm, the Large Marsh pride were enjoying their morning sun-bathing session, sprawled out on the parched silt. The pride male was sitting on a lofty grass-covered vantage point, again looking windswept, interesting and still so majestic. As our Landcruiser came to a halt, he shook his great mane and stood up. Three young …

Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus)

How do cheetahs learn to hunt? Welcome to Cheetah School!

It’s November and I’m Kenya’s world-famous Masai Mara National Reserve. As we enter the Short Rains, equatorial heat and morning sunshine repeatedly give way to torrential afternoon downpours and steely grey skies. The herds are dwindling as herds of The Great Migration head south, following the rains and fresh pastures. Accompanying the herds, nomadic cheetahs prey on …