11 Oct Namibia Photography Tour

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I’ve never had guest writers on this blog before, but Julie, my wife has just returned from running a photographic tour around Namibia and I want her to share the journey/ story with you. Julie plus 5 photographer clients embarked on a trip of a lifetime and here is her write up.

Julie Lovegrove’s report: The finest accommodation in Namibia is very limited in the ‘must see’ places and can be extremely hard to secure, so I started the planning process 17 months ago. Hundreds of hours and emails later I set off on my first solo hosted tour. Although it was primarily a landscape photography trip, there was plenty of wildlife to photograph too. Here is a selection of my favourite images……

Camera: Fujifilm X-T2 (Additional shots from an iPhone 6)
Lenses:  Fujifilm XF100-400mm, XF18-55mm. XF14mm.
Post production: Lightroom Classic CC

Below is one of the places that made me want to visit Namibia; The incredible diamond mining town that was built in 1908 and abandoned only 48 years later in 1956. The desert is now slowly reclaiming the buildings through broken windows and open doors. I arranged for special photography permits which meant we could be there undisturbed when it was closed to the public, and we spent as much time as we wanted to capture the surreal scenes.

01. The houses were very elegant in their day with lovely staircases, wide doorways and high ceilings. I usually absolutely have to straighten horizons and ensure that vertical lines are actually vertical, but

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