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Photo of the month – Lisa Vos

Congratulations to Lisa Vos who posted these photos on our facebook page and they are pretty special too.

“What a Place…- thank you so much for accommodating our every single request… some great memories were forged at your beautiful lodge you guys were absolutely amazing… can’t wait to come back!!!”

Lisa Vos

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Photo of the month – Adeshnee Moodley

Congratulations to Adeshnee Moodley who submitted this photo. She was here last month and her husband and by all accounts, had an amazing time.

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Jinny Blom’s Sentebale Forget-Me-Not Show Garden sponsored by B&Q

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If you follow horticulture, you know that the Chelsea Flower Show is the pinnacle of all flower shows. Thousands make their trek each year, like Islam’s followers to Mecca. I am included in the hordes who flock to London each May to check out the fabulous garden displays. Read more

Milk Chocolate Mousse in Marbled Chocolate Cylinders

Milk Chocolate Mousse in Marbled Chocolate Cylinders

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Oxtail Ravioli in a mild and spicy Korma Curry sauce

Oxtail Ravioli in a mild and spicy Korma Curry sauce

Oxtail Ravioli in a mild and spicy Korma Curry sauce

Ingredients

  • 300g    Plain (Cake) Flour
  • 3    Eggs (+1 Egg beaten)
  • 1ml    Salt
  • 1    Onion, finely chopped
  • 2    Garlic Cloves, finely chopped
  • 15ml    Fresh Ginger, finely chopped
  • 30ml    Masala Powder
  • 45ml    Rajah Curry Powder
  • 250ml    Plain Yogurt
  • 30ml    Wholegrain Mustard
  • 1tin    Coconut Milk
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • 120g    Cooked Oxtail, off the bone Read more

Lemon and Dill infused Mousse of Smoked Salmon

Lemon and Dill infused mousse of smoked Salmon served with organic Greens tossed in a light and zesty sweet Vinaigrette.

Lemon and Dill infused mousse of smoked Salmon

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Yvonne and Hendrik Tie the Knot at Maliba Lodge

BIG congrats to Yvonne and Hendrik on their special day! Photographer Glen Green, African Image.

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Chocolate Fondant

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Photo of the month – Dean Button

Dean Button snapped this great panoramic photo from the main deck while on honeymoon at Maliba.

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10 Travel Photography Tips for great holiday photos

This article was written by (former editor of Digital Photographer magazine) and appears on Digital Photography School.

There’s no time like the present to hone your photographic skills to enable you to capture glorious travel photography fit for a gallery wall – or at least pride-of-place in your living room!

Taj Mahal in Agra India – by pulguita

But the variation of subject matter and lighting conditions you’ll be greeted with while on holiday can be daunting to capture successfully, especially if you’re juggling quality time with your family against quality time with your digital camera!

 

1. Travel photography by its very nature is inspirational and exciting – but it’s easy to get carried away when you prepare what to take with you. Whilst it would be fantastic to take all of your kit abroad practicalities such as baggage allowance and insurance costs could mean you are better of hiring equipment on arrival or opting for lesser items. Ideally if you choose to take your own kit you’ll need to travel light: one body (unless you have the room for a spare), a wad of memory cards, a lightweight mini tripod or even the super flexible Gorillapod, portable storage unit, a pocket-size compact, a flash unit, a selection of lenses and a durable camera bag that distributes the weight evenly over your shoulders and protects against heat, cold, sand and moisture.

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