GearJWAfrica, Photography

Safari Gear

GearJWAfrica, Photography
Safari Gear
 

For avid photographers looking to make the most of their adventure travel, packing the right photographic and optical gear can mean the difference between seeing wildlife from a distance and capturing a lasting memory.

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Make the most of magical wildlife encounters with the 10x42 L IS WP waterproof professional binoculars. With a 10x magnification and ultra-low dispersion lens elements to correct chromatic aberration, these essential field glasses feature Canon’s renowned Super Spectra Coasting for excellent colour and contrast, as well as a robust level 7 waterproof design for when nature doesn’t play nice. Suited for regular wildlife seekers intent on never missing a moment, the new glasses feature the largest field-of-view in the Canon range, as well as the closest focusing distance, ensuring a captivating viewing experience, no matter the weather. US$1,049

 
 

Ideally suited for the variable focus requirements of a safari or polar cruise, the Canon EF 200-400mm f/4L IS USM Extender 1.4x telephoto lens features an innovative built-in 1.4x extender can extend the focal length at telephoto end from 400mm to 560mm instantly with a flip of extender switch lever, ensuring you capture the very best from every trip. Built with variable lens elements that ensure crystal clear images, this trusty, durable lens features built-in image stabilization up to four stops, making shooting in low light conditions easier than ever. A serious piece of kit but well worth the investment for regular adventure travellers, the fixed f4 nine-blade circular aperture offers stunning bokeh, ensuring it will be your go to lens whenever wildlife makes an appearance.  US$10,999

 
 

With a newly-developed 30.4-megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor, with a remarkable dynamic range, the powerful yet relatively lightweight new Canon EOS 5D Mark IV will be any avid Canon shooter’s new best friend. A high-speed DIGIC 6+ processor, coupled with a dedicated image processor for in-camera digital lens optimization when shooting JPEGs, a first for the EOS series, ensures the EOS 5D Mark IV delivers superior speed and performance, while it’s high megapixel count will offer fantastic detail, especially when shooting landscapes. With an ISO range of 100-32,000 (expandable to 102,400), a high precision 61-point High Density Reticular AF II sensor, and a maximum shutter speed of seven frames per second, this polar and safari essential will ensure you’ll never miss a racing cheetah or breeching whale again. From US$3,499