Photography safari destinations 2022 : We all go for safaris for various reasons, the common reason being to enjoy the wild and have a chance to see numerous wild creatures as they go about their day to day affairs in the wonderful flora they live in. Well that maybe the major reason but we also go for safaris for other reasons, like photography, relaxing, learning, just to get away among others.
In this article we want to spend some time shining a light on photography safaris, and especially photography safari destinations you can visit this season between August and December 2022 in the beautiful pearl of Africa.
First what is a photography safari and why should you have an interest in them?
Photography safaris are safaris where you visit the wild to capture the beauty of nature, animals and safari activities with your camera lens. Normally people do the capturing of all these events and activities as a by the way. But with the growing trend of social media and media publications, people now take photography safaris as the main reason for a safari.
The persons that take most of these kinds of safaris include travel agents – who want to market various laces to their clients, travel journalists and bloggers, magazines and other print media, photography enthusiasts and many others.
When planning for a photography safari, first you need to secure the best type of camera for capturing natural surroundings and moving creatures. If your camera is not good, you will definitely not get the best of the photos on your trip. Of course, you need safari gear for the safari and to access the safari destinations, you will need to pay for permits or entrances fees, some destinations have additional fees respectively; you should consult with your tour operator for more details. Your tour operator will give you more details on the requirements for a photography safari.
But for now here is a list some of the top photography safari destinations in Uganda, this year 2022
- Murchison Falls National Park
This park has the magnificent Murchison falls that give you a scenic back drop for the perfect background for your photos. It has an assortment of savannah grasslands, and of course the wildlife and birds in the park are the perfect photography complements. The park also have unique landscape features you can take advantage of.
- Mgahinga National Park, Bwindi National Park and Lake Bunyonyi
Mgahinga National Park and Bwindi National Park offer you the green and mountainous back drop for those nature dreamy photos. In fact in your goal is to capture green nature, this of these two places first. The weather in these areas also add to the beauty of the pictures. The weather is a mixture of snowy, cloudy, sunny rays through the trees – just beautiful.
Then Lake Bunyonyi, this lake is very close to Mgahinga National Park that why its combined with these parks, but it’s part of the list because the beauty waters of the lake that usually reflect the sun to create spectacular ambience and the Islands on the lake just scenic.
- Queen Elizabeth National Park
Queen Elizabeth National Park has the best assortment of flora combined with the swamps – this combination creates such a unique set up of the perfect photos. And when you add the wildlife, the birds and the kazinga stream, you get a heavenly site for the best pictures.
- Kidepo National Park
If you are into wildlife photography, this is the best location for you. This semi-arid park has a huge variety of animals and birds that you can use for perfect wildlife photos and backgrounds. In terms of flora don’t expect much but you will be please at the wildlife and the landscape.
Other photography safari destinations are:- Kibale National Park, Lake Mburo National Park, Aruu Falls, Sezibwa falls, Source of the Nile, Itanda falls, sipi falls and many more.