SOUTH
AFRICA

When: July 14-23, 2023
Style: Wildlife & Landscape
Deposit: $2000.00
Total Tuition: $9350.00
Activity Rating: Moderate
Max Students: 10

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Imagine being twenty yards away from a wild elephant when you lock eyes with him. Can you imagine the feeling you will have?  The exhilaration, the thrill?  Could you begin to even describe the emotion that would accompany that experience?   Experiences like this and so many more await you.

If you have dreamed of Africa, welcome to your dreams.

319 Photography is proud and excited 
to present this once in a lifetime workshop adventure to the stunning lands of South Africa.  We have partnered with renowned photographer and Africa expert, Jeff Engel (more on Jeff below!), to bring you an experience that will be etched in your memory for your entire life.

This 10 day / 9 night trip is fully all-inclusive (save for your airfare to and from Johannesburg, South Africa and alcohol) and is carefully curated to bring YOU the experience of your life. Luxury lodging, world class cuisine, modern transportation, stellar photography opportunities, and passionate, professional instructors and guides combine to ensure your experience is truly second-to-none!  All you have to do is show up and bask in the experience that is Africa.  

Come experience Africa with in a small group setting where our students are THE priority. This premier workshop experience will take your breath away.

Check out details below!

Africa Travel Map

WHAT'S INCLUDED IN TUTION?

Your tuition for this workshop covers the following:

  • Eight Nights Luxury Lodging

  • Gourmet Meals

  • Modern Transportation During the Workshop

  • Experienced Guide Service

  • In-Field Photography Instruction

  • Classroom-style Post Processing Instruction

  • Classroom Materials

  • Time and Talent of Professional Instructors

  • Park Fees

WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED IN TUITION?

Tuition DOES NOT include the following:

  • Travel to and from Johannesburg, South Africa

  • Alcohol

  • Incidentals

  • Travel and/or Equipment Insurance

WHAT SKILL LEVEL IS REQUIRED?

Our workshops are specifically designed to catered to photographers of ALL SKILL LEVELS!  We simply ask that you have at least a basic understanding of how your camera functions and that you bring the required and recommended equipment that we suggest so that you may get the most out of this workshop!

WORKSHOP ITINERARY

Day 1 - Monday, July 14, 2023

  • Arrive in Johannesburg, South Africa early-mid afternoon

  • Initial Meet and Greet

  • Settle into lodging and enjoy an amazing fireside dinner in the African bush!

Day 2 - Day 9

  • Our days will be ACTION PACKED as we embark on truly epic adventures that consist of early morning and late afternoon excursions into the bush.  You will experience sights, sounds, and emotions the likes of which you have only dreamed of.

  • We will have opportunities to visit areas such as Kruger National Park, as well as many others, to photograph the Big 5: Lions, Leopards, Elephants, Buffalos, and Rhinos!

  • Immersive cultural visits to villages where we will meet and interact with a Chief, a Witchdoctor, and village members.

  • We will also have options to visit an Elephant rehab center and experience tree houses that put you head height for giraffe!

  • Evenings will include post-processing and  photography education opportunities.

  • The core of the workshop will provide a truly once in a lifetime experience for you that you will never forget!

Day 10 - Tuesday, July 23, 2023

  • Final wrap up of the workshop

  • Flights depart Johannesburg International Airport for your trip home.

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Giraffe South Africa

WHAT GEAR DO I NEED?

The following is the basic gear you will need for our workshops.  When you register you will receive a specific gear list by email.

  • DSLR or Mirrorless Camera

  • Wide Angle lens capable of at least f/2.8

  • Medium Telephoto Lens (Ex. 70-200)

  • Super Telephoto Lens (Ex. 600mm)

  • Quality, Sturdy Tripod

  • Memory Cards & Card Reader

  • Camera Batteries

  • Laptop Computer (PC or Mac) with at least:

    • Adobe Lightroom Classic​ (latest version)

    • Adobe Photoshop (latest version)

  • Quality, climate appropriate clothing

  • Quality footwear with ankle support

HAVE SPECIFIC GEAR QUESTIONS?

We want YOU to get the most you possibly can from our UNIQUE / Workshops. 

Part of getting the most you can from our Workshops is making sure you have the right gear for this style of photography.  Unfortunately, not all digital cameras and lenses are made equal.  

If you have any questions, whatsoever, concerning cameras, lens, tripods, intervalometers, laptops, or other accessories, please reach out to Tony via email at tony@319photography.com and he will gladly help you choose the right gear for the workshop. 

 

African Sunset Lone Tree

WHO ARE THE GUIDES?

For this dream workshop, you will have a total of four guides: 319 Photography's owner Tony Hebert, renowned wildlife photographer Jeff Engel, and our two native born South African drivers  Daniel and Dorea Dutoit!

With a team like this, you will certainly have a stunning experience!  Considering that you likely know a bit about Tony (if you don't click HERE for Tony's Bio!), below you can read information about Jeff, Daniel, and Dorea!

JEFF ENGEL

Jeff Engel

Jeff is an award winning nature and wildlife photographer, television personality, and best selling author. Nature and wildlife photography are both Jeff’s specialty and passion. His goal is to take breathtaking photographs that tell a story. 

As host and executive producer of the award-winning, nationally televised outdoor adventure television series,  “Engel's Outdoor Experience", Jeff has traveled and filmed as far North as the Arctic Circle, as far South as South America, as far West as New Zealand, and as far East as Africa.

 

Jeff has also appeared on ABC, CBS, PBS, Outdoor Channel, and FOX TV, to discuss animal behavior and nature. 

 

Over the past 20 years, Jeff has guided amazing South African Photography Safaris during the months of July and August. With Jeff's experience and expertise, a photography adventure with him on board is truly a unique opportunity to see and experience nature, first hand, with safe, seasoned professionals.

You can learn more about Jeff by visiting his website at www.jeffengeloutdoors.com

Daniel & Dorea Dutoit

DANIEL & DOREA DUTOIT

Our hosts and guides, Daniel and Dorea DuToit, are both native born in South Africa. They are highly seasoned guides and are keenly aware of the needs of a nature and wildlife photographer.

They speak the native Afrikaans language as well as fluent English. Throughout the trip, they have abundant knowledge about animals and the culture of South Africa. They have a wonderful sense of humor and they are both filled with exciting stories from the African bush.

On top of all of this, they know where the animals are and their mission and passion is to get clients in front of animals for outstanding photography opportunities.

WHAT ARE THE ACCOMMODATIONS LIKE?

Your comfort is paramount during our workshop and we go above and beyond to achieve that goal! Throughout the trip, we will stay in luxury African bush camps and private chalets that a hand-selected, modern, private, and offers modern restrooms.

Lodging Room
Lodging Room

WHAT ABOUT MEALS?


As part of the magic of this experience, our meals features South African cuisine and showcase cultural delicacies that will delight your tastebuds!  We will also have more Western style food options. Regardless, the quality of the meals are second to none and offer variety, amazing taste, and stunning presentations. 

If you have any food allergies or have dietary needs, please let us know at time of booking.  We can accommodate you!

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ADDITIONAL LOGISTICS

ADDITIONAL SAFARI WORKSHOP DETAILS

  • Vehicles used during the excursions are large modern vehicles!  We limit three students per vehicle so that everyone is ensured a comfortable trip and every participant has a window seat!

  • During excursions, we will plan restroom breaks approximately every two hours at modern facilities

  • Your safety is an absolute priority!  Rest assured you will be on this adventure with experienced, knowledgeable guides who have intimate local knowledge of wildlife, the landscape, and the culture. Also, we will stay in incredibly safe areas enclosed within electrical fences.

  • Tuition covers double occupancy lodging.  Single Occupancy Supplemental is $1800.00

 

PRE-TRIP VIDEO CONFERENCE

  • We will schedule and plan an online, group video conference for all students with Tony, Jeff, Daniel, and Dorea months before the workshop.  The goal of this video conference is to give you a chance to get to know your guides/instructors and gives us a chance to answer questions, provide detailed information about the trip and packing, and to get to know all of you!  We will plan this at a time that works for everyone!    

FLIGHTS

  • Please arrange for your flight to arrive in Johannesburg International Airport (JNB) on Monday, July 11, 2022.  

    • Inbound flights to JNB arrive early to mid-afternoon. 

TRAVEL INSURANCE

  • We highly recommend all students purchase travel insurance for this trip.  Initial deposits are non-refundable.  Final deposits will be due four weeks prior to the trip and will be non-refundable at that point. 

Lion Cubs Sleeping South Africa

WHO SHOULD ATTEND THIS WORKSHOP?


This workshop is for photographers of ALL SKILL LEVELS who LOVE wildlife, exotic landscapes, and have the desire to capture amazing images all while improving their abilities as an artist!

Our workshops are designed to TEACH first and foremost!  If you are looking to learn and grow as a photographer all while having the experience of a lifetime, this workshop is the right choice for you!
 

South Africa

HOW DOES TUITION WORK?

The total tuition for this workshop is $9350.00 per person (double occupancy).

Single Occupancy Supplement: $1800.00.  
Please note on your booking form if you would like single occupancy lodging. 

A  deposit of  $2000.00 is required  at booking to reserve your slot.  

This deposit is NON-REFUNDABLE and will guarantee you a slot in the workshop.
 
Final tuition payments are required by June 1, 2023.

Transactions are completed via PayPal and are Secure Transactions.  You do not need a PayPal account to complete your registration.

If you would prefer to fulfill your tuition in an alternate manner, please email tony@319photography.com to arrange this.

 

IMPORTANT STUFF WE SHOULD TELL YOU ABOUT

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319 Photography, LLC. is certified and authorized by the National Park Service (NPS) to host and conduct photography workshops within National Parks.

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319 Photography, LLC. is First Aid and CPR certified through the American Heart Association and we carry medical supplies with us during our workshops.

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Our transactions are secured via PayPal for your peace of mind!  No PayPal account needed!

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Your personal information is secure.  319 Photography, LLC. grantees that we will never sell or otherwise provide your information to anyone.  Any information obtained from you will be used solely by 319 Photography, LLC. for administrative, advertising, and contact purposes.

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