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Chasing Ghosts – 10 images of Africa’s most elusive big cat

Well, it's Saturday - I mean Caturday - so what better reason is there to share this experience with you? Our trip to the African continent was filled with stories and tall tales on a majestic scale, addictive adventures that only this ancient land can provide. But for fear of endless digression, I will concentrate on this single experience. We left our luxurious lodge at first light, casually rolling out onto the sandy roads that criss-crossed Samburu Game Reserve. Dik-diks darted across the road, an Eastern Chanting Goshawk and a Tawny Eagle tickled our photographic glands in the gentle morning...

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Familiar (yet unfamiliar) Territory

Only this year I've started using a new camera body - the updated version to my trusted Canon 7D - and with a new body comes fresh avenues to explore. AF points, great. High-speed shooting, fantastic. But there was something I had been meaning to check out for some months now but just never got the time. This week, I decided to dabble. The 7D Mark II model is supposed to be better - albeit marginally - in terms of handling noise at high ISO levels. With my previous body, I was accustomed to having ISO 800 as my limit, anything quicker than that and my images would more than likely end up being...

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