African Small Group Photo Safari Specialists
We focus exclusively on African photo safaris, taking you only to the most photo-productive destinations.
Be part of a small group photo safari atmosphere where each wildlife photographer is guaranteed a FULL ROW of seats in the safari vehicle.
We pay full attention to photographic aspects of a photo safari and the specific needs of both serious and amateur wildlife photographers.
WILD4 scheduled photo safaris offer quality time in the field (around 2 weeks) and our custom photo safaris can be tailored to suit the needs of the client.
If you prefer small groups and are serious about your wildlife photography, then our photo safaris are right for you.
Latest Trip Report
African Photo Safari trip report / BIG CATS of the Maasai Mara Kenya February 2019 / small group photographic safari
We had stunning weather and fantastic sightings on this February “Big Cats of the Mara” African Photographic Safari to Kenya's Maasai Mara. Not only did we have some great photo opportunties with all three of the big cats, Lion, Leopard and Cheetah, but we were also very proud to roll out our second photographically modified safari Land Cruiser on its very first safari. Splitting our 10 night stay in the Mara allowed us to explore two very different areas and to be in different places early in the morning...
Latest Blog Post
Photo Safari VIDEO trip report - Big Cats of the Maasai Mara Photographic Safaris - February 2019 - Kenya
All VIDEO footage was taken on a 10 night Photo Safari to Kenya's Maasai Mara Game Reserve in February 2019. WILD4 African Photographic Safaris “BIG CATS of the MAASAI MARA” photo safari led by Stu Porter Photo Safari VIDEO by Stu Porter
This was the best photo adventure I have ever experienced. My travel partners were great, the food and lodging were wonderful and most of all I learned a tremendous amount about a variety of photography techinques from the amazing Stu Porter. www.imagesbyaggie.com
Aggie Pagnillo, USA
On arrival we were treated as part of the family by Stu Porter, his wife Justyna, and parents John and Ann. The conditions for finding and photographing everything from small birds to large game was perfect – a 500mm lens on hire from Stu, a specially equipped vehicle, which was referred to as a hide on wheels ( with only 3 photographers) , a dedicated and professional approach to photography and plenty of time. We would set off at sunrise, find a group of lions as they were beginning to yawn and stir from sleep, or a pair of saddle-billed storks building a nest, and quietly move our cameras into position. The initial sighting was accompanied by the rapid firing of shutters, but then we would wait as long as necessary in the hope of getting further shots. Stu was very sensitive to our needs and would only make suggestions about the best camera settings if he thought we needed his advice. His awareness of how animals behave was very useful in planning our shots. Stu’s knowledge of African Wildlife and skill as a wildlife photographer is second to none, and I have learned a lot from his expertise. I am delighted with my photos !! This was the trip of a lifetime, good accommodation, delicious food and great company. It was altogether a wonderful, challenging and thrilling experience and, if you are looking for a photo safari in Africa, I too recommend you contact Stu Porter at Wild4.
David Austwick, UK