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Photographic Tour of the Falls

Capture the breathtaking Victoria Falls with the assistance of a seasoned photographer on this photographic tour of the falls

Sunrise over the Victoria Falls - Zimbabwe

Red sunrise over the Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls is famous for being one of the Seven Wonders of the Natural World, attracting thousands of visitors a year. One of the great attractions is the almost permanent rainbows that the spray creates. Photographing these can be a challenge especially at certain times of the year. Sunrise and sunset is also a special time to photograph the falls. On a photographic tour of the falls, view the Victoria Falls with your own private photography guide who has spent many years learning the tricks and techniques that these unique conditions require. You will be tutored one-on-one throughout the whole tour and learn tips, techniques, be shown angles and viewpoints that suit your photograph as well as advise on camera settings and equipment. Helping you get the best possible photos you can.

Available Photographic Tours

There are two photographic tours - one is seasonal as the Victoria Falls tends to also change throughout the year.

The Sunrise Photographic Tour of the Falls - Available from February to Mid-September

Dates: 1st February to 15th September
Meeting Place: National Parks Entrance Gate
Start Time: 6am (Summer); 6:30am (Winter)
Duration: approx. 1.5 hours
Itinerary
• 06.00am: Meet at the National Parks entrance gate, this will allow just enough time to enter the rain forest and set up for the perfect shot
• 06.00am to 7.30am: Spent photographing sunrise over the falls, and various viewpoints that will allow for the best photographic opportunities
• 7.30am: End of the tour - breakfast at the Rainforest Cafe is optional. (extra)

Beautiful shot of the falls during sunrise - Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe


Rainbow Tour - Available all year round

This tour is focused on photographing the Victoria Falls and its famous Rainbows. As the spray (water vapour) rises out of the gorge below it catches the light and create beautiful rainbows. But this will only happen at certain times of day and only at certain viewpoints. In this tour you will be shown the best viewpoints to photograph the rainbows from.

Dates: All year round
Meeting Place: National Parks Entrance Gate
Start Time: 1pm
Duration: approx. 1.5 hours
Itinerary
• 1pm: Meet at the National Parks Entrance Gate, this will allow us enough time to view the falls and make our way to the best viewpoints.
• 1pm to 2:30pm: Spent photographing various viewpoints that have been picked out as the best to photograph rainbows from.
• 2:30pm: End of tour (a lunch at the Rainforest Cafe is optional).

Rainbow at the falls in the afternoon sun - Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe


More Information

Before the tour, a brief one on one discussion with your tour guide covering what to bring, the camera equipment needed, times and itinerary, what to expect, and any questions you may have, regarding photography at and around the falls

During the tour, you can expect:
1. One on One tutorials throughout the entire Tour
2. Advice on Camera Settings
3. Advice on different Lighting Conditions
4. Advice on different Angles
5. Equipment, tutorials and proper usage
6. Advice on Camera Protection from Water Damage
7. Advice on the best Viewpoints
8. Advice on techniques and tips
9. Advice on photographing Rainbows, Sunrises and Sunsets

 

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