Africa Photography Safari

May2015 dates now available!


Africa Photography Safari January 2015 – Sold Out!
afr11Get ready to for a photography adventure in South Africa! This exclusive, deluxe tour will take you all throughout Kruger National Park to capture more animals and wildlife than you can dream of! Instead of 2-3 days in Kruger, you will spend your entire trip there on safaris.

You will be led by professional photographer Christopher Balmer who will give you first-class instruction on how to capture the best pictures possible. Tour host John Blacker will be with you to make sure you are comfortable and taken care of!

Hurry – this trip will sell out in just a few days! All inclusive rate Includes: round trip airfare from Chicago, all hotel accommodations, sightseeing as outlined in itinerary, meals listed in itinerary, ground transportation via deluxe coaches, and excellent English speaking park rangers. We only have one person per bench in the vehicles to insure you do not miss a shot on either side of the vehicle.


  • Johannesburg Airport area – City Lodge OR Tambo or similar, Inside Kruger National Park – Skukuza Rest Camp or similar and Olifants Rest Camp or similar
  • Meals as per itinerary (excluding drinks)
  • For return transfers on 16 th and 23rd – 16 seater minivan with trailer.
  • Kruger Safaris – 4 x 10 seater open vehicles (max 3 passengers per vehicle)
  • Tours and entrances as per itinerary
  • English speaking tour co-ordinator throughout
  • Porterage at airport and hotels



  • Any item of personal nature: extra meals, drinks telephone calls, ect.
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips – drivers, guides, and restaurant
  • Optional tours


This is a once in a lifetime trip and a once in a lifetime price! Do not miss this opportunity! Call today 208-523-6789

AFRICA 2015! October 18-27th 2015
PRICE INCLUDING AIRFARE $6,949.00 / $295.00 single supplement.

Non refundable Deposit to secure airfare of $1,500 due by April 15th 2015 and final payment due by July 31st 2015

October 2015 African adventure..
This will fill very fast…DO NOT MISS THIS…Really, DO NOT MISS THIS!! This is truly the chance of your lifetime to enjoy a 10 day African trip at an AMAZING price..I guarantee you that you will not find a better price anywhere for a trip like this. Why go with Perfect Light? Experience, amazing guides, luxurious accomodations, most meals included, airfare included, only one person per bench in vehicles, we have the entire Inyati resort and it’s staff for only my group (only group the entire year at Inyati that has this) and so so much more!!
Day 1: Arrival in Cape town would be on 19 October – and arriving Cape Town in the evening. Meet and assist by English speaking guide and transfer to hotel Signal Hill lodge or similar. Overnight Cape Town
Day 2: Full day tour in Cape Town – City tour (no entrances) , Table Mountain including cable car ride (weather permitting), scenic drive along Chapmans peak drive to Cape Point. Cape Point including funicular and visit to PENGUINS! at Boulders Beach. Lunch stop (for passenger own account). Late afternoon return to hotel. Dinner transfer to V&A Waterfront – dinner at restaurant at V&A. After dinner transfer back to your hotel. Overnight Cape Town (Breakfast, Dinner included this day).
Day 3: Fly to Nelspruit on SA8663 at 10h00 arriving Nelspruit at 12h35, meet and assist by English speaking driver and transfer to Inyati. Arrival in afternoon, High tea, game drive, dinner and overnight Inyati (Breakfast ,lunch, Dinner included)
Day 4: 22 Oct Inyati Morning and evening game drives (Breakfast, Lunch ,High tea, Dinner included)
Day 5: 23 Oct Inyati Morning and evening game drives (Breakfast, Lunch ,High tea, Dinner included)
Day 6: 24 Oct Inyati Morning and evening game drives (Breakfast, Lunch ,High tea, Dinner included)
Day 7: 25 Oct Early morning game drive and Breakfast, 21 seater pick up group in the morning from Inyati after game drive and on the way back to Johannesburg they go via Panorama route and stop for photos at Blyde River Canyon, and one dramatic waterfall and then driver will drop you off at City Lodge OR Tambo. Overnight Jnb (Breakfast)
Day 9 – Driver and guide pick up in morning in 21 seater for morning city tour of Johannesburg and then to Sandton or Rosebank, Cambanos for some shopping and return them to the airport drop off.
Day 10 – Arrive back home

Meet Your Hosts

chris-kid Your Host: Christopher Balmer

Christopher Balmer is an internationally recognized and award winning nature photographer and photography instructor. He has sold his “Fine art” nature photography prints around the world and close to home. He also is part owner in a successful portrait and commercial photography studio.
Based out of his photography store in Idaho Falls, Idaho he has taught over 5,000 students over the last five years. His students have traveled from 17 different countries to attend his courses in Idaho Falls, Utah, Montana, Wyoming and also for his international photography workshops to Africa, Amazon, Alaska, Iceland, Scotland, Yellowstone and many more locations each year.
His ability, patience and easy to understand methods to teach the basics to the highest advanced photography techniques are unsurpassed and have made him well known in the international photography education community. He has several years of extensive experience and knowledge to help you in all forms of photography including Wildlife, Landscape, Macro, Portrait, Flash, Wedding, Commercial and stock photography.
Christopher has always had the philosophy to teach students how to shoot the photo correctly in the camera and not rely on Photoshop and other editing programs.

Note:He is also available for limited one on one training throughout the year. (Please contact the store for more information)

His excitement and passion for photography and teaching are very contagious!! He can and will help you become a better photographer than you ever thought possible.

He will teach you more in six hours than you will learn in six years online!! Ken W.
Simply the best classes on the planet!! Kristie S.
Best photo education anywhere Jennifer H.
Christopher is simply amazing as a photography teacher, Trust me, Take his classes! Carolyn R.
He teaches in a way so anyone can understand. Michael S.


Sell the Dog, Sell the Spouse
Get the Camera,
Go on this safari, you will not be disappointed
Dave Jones
2013 Participant

Going to Africa on a Photography Safari has always been a dream for me but finding a reputable tour agency and photography company to lead a trip such as this appeared too confusing. Recently I found out about “Perfect Light Camera Store and Supply” hosting a trip to Kruger National Park in South Africa. It was the best traveling decision that I have ever made. Everything was perfect from the travel arrangements, all sleeping accommodations, and most of all the location choices for photography. If you are considering traveling for photography reasons I would highly recommend you check out the locations that Perfect Light Camera and Supply host. I enjoyed my African experience so much that I will be going on the Amazon Trip in June of 2014.
Debbie Bice
Wild West Gypsy Photography

We didn’t have a good time. We had an awesome time…….:)
A Artime

Absolutely the best trip… See you for the Amazon trip.
D Bice

It was an amazing trip. Great experience and people.
K Kessinger

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