Congratulations, Karen, on your NANPA placing!

Congratulations to Eagle Eye Safaris' pro photographer and safari guide Karen Blackwood on placing in the North American Nature Photography Association's 2020 Showcase competition. Karen's adorable image of a baby vervet monkey eating at the drive-thru placed in the Top 250 out of over 3800 entries.  Two additional photos made the semi-finals as well! You [...]

By |2019-11-01T16:18:15+00:00November 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

3-Way Quarrel

Safaris are often incredibly exciting!  We found a pack of 7-10 wild dogs in Sabi Sands and sat with them for a few minutes. Wild dogs are an endangered species, so it's always a special treat to see them. While watching the wild dogs, we heard hyaenas making loud and exciting sounds not far away [...]

By |2019-10-18T18:20:33+00:00October 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Seven Safaris, Seven Weeks

July 2019 Eagle Eye Safaris just completed seven safaris in seven weeks, and we loved every one of them! We started in June in Sabi Sands at the beautiful Nkorho Bush Lodge, deep in the heart of the Greater Kruger National Park, where we can go off-road to get up close to wildlife. We welcomed 16 [...]

By |2019-07-27T00:18:02+00:00July 26th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Xidulu’s Cubs and the Hyaena

While on Safari in Sabi Sands we found a female leopard called Xidulu up in a tree with a duiker kill. We knew that she had two 10-week-old cubs, but at first there were no sign of them. While we were watching Xidulu lying in the tree, she started making a very soft and gentle [...]

By |2019-02-28T18:31:04+00:00February 28th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Congratulations, Karen, for your photo in National Geographic’s Daily Dozen!

National Geographic published one of Karen's photos from our July 2018 Sabi Sands Safari in the Daily Dozen. You can see her photo here.  NatGeo gets hundreds of thousands of submissions daily, so to be chosen from the field is an incredible achievement--but then again, Karen and Ernest have incredible talent. When you come on [...]

By |2019-01-17T07:49:42+00:00January 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Congratulations, Karen!

Congratulations, Karen!  Our very own Karen Blackwood was a Top 10 Finalist in Kruger Magazine's Summer Wildlife Photography competition, out of hundreds of entries.  We love to visit Bubbles the Hippo, who always performs with pirouettes, splashes, and water tossing when we visit his pond. It's one of our favourite places to enjoy Sundowner Cocktails [...]

By |2018-11-07T04:21:19+00:00November 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Congratulations, Ernest!

We are so proud of Eagle Eye Safaris' Ernest Porter! His fantastic photo of a male Black Cuckooshrike was chosen as the Photo of the Day on 30 April 2018 by Colourful Birds of Southern Africa​! It is never ethical to get too close to a nest or a den; please note that Ernest used [...]

By |2018-05-01T05:26:28+00:00May 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments


After having to keep a secret for two months, we can finally say CONGRATULATIONS, KAREN! Karen took second runner-up out of over 10,000 entries in the prestigious Nature's Best Photography Africa 2017 contest, in the Mammals of Africa Portraits division with her tender photo, Mom Loves Me Best. Please join us in congratulating Karen and [...]

By |2017-11-08T04:13:46+00:00November 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|2 Comments

Congrats, Ernest and Karen, for being published in the 2017 Africa Geographic Yearbook!

Once again, Ernest and Karen have received honors from Africa Geographic!  Both have had photographs selected for publication in the acclaimed 2017 Africa Geographic Yearbook, which features photographs from the prestigious Africa Geographic Photographer of the Year competition. Ernest's Top 5 photo of a Rock Monitor peeking out of a log is one of the [...]

By |2017-06-27T04:13:16+00:00June 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|2 Comments

Eagle Eye Safaris is featured on Naturegraphy.com!

Naturegraphy.com features the best nature photos in the world. Their Facebook page has a tremendous following, as well.  If you skim through their photos, you'll see a number of Eagle Eye Safaris' photos, taken on recent Big 5 safaris in South Africa. Naturegraphy.com recently featured an article about the inception of Eagle Eye Safaris, and [...]

By |2017-05-27T05:00:13+00:00May 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|2 Comments