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Untamed offers remarkable photographic safaris in some of the most untamed wildlife hotspots in Africa. With a professional wildlife photographer at your side along with local guides, our small group photo safaris will take you into the wild and help guide you to capture wildlife photographs at a professional level.  

Luxury Photo Safaris in Africa

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Wildebeest Migration
Sunset Masai Mara
Wildebeest Crossing Mara River


August 16 - 25, 2024

The Great Migration of Wildebeests is known to be one of the worlds most incredible movements of wildlife on the planet. With over 1.5 million Wildebeests moving through the plains of Africa, guests will have the opportunity to put themselves right in the middle of the greatest migration in the world. Wildebeests are not the only animals migrating during this time. You will find Zebras and Thomson's Gazelles staying close to the mega herds. River crossings are the most phenonenal sightings for photographers. Capture thousands of Wildebeests crossing the Mara River as they risk their lives to the Nile Crocodiles that wait patiently

masai mara tented camp

Why choose Untamed Photo Safaris for your next photography holiday?

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  • Untamed Photo Safaris is run by two wildlife photography and nature enthusiasts. Professional Wildlife Photographer Mark A Fernley and wife, Jaren Arellano bring a unique experience to each of Untamed Photo Safaris' photography holidays. 

  • Each photo tour/safari has been hand picked and designed by us, putting thought into every detail, no matter how big or small. 

  • We work with our clients directly to ensure they are selecting the perfect tour for them.

  • Untamed Photo Safaris takes pride in sharing their photographic knowledge and wildlife expertise with each client, and we love seeing our clients faces light up when they get that perfect photograph they had been dreaming of. It is our pleasure to share our love for wildlife photography with our guests.

  • Our guests have the confidence of dealing with true experts in the industry. You will always feel welcomed by the Untamed Photo Safaris team.

Book Now for all 2024 Photo Safaris to reserve your place!

With a maximum group size of just 6 people per tour, spaces are limited so make sure you don't miss out! We keep our groups small to ensure each guest gets the photographic guidance they desire. With private safari vehicles, each guest is guaranteed a window seat for best photographic opportunities.


Lemala Serengeti cars


Untamed Photo Safaris offers two exhilarating photo tours in Tanzania.

Join us in February to witness Calving season of the thousands of Wildebeests in the Southern Serengeti

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Visit the Serengeti in August and put yourself right in the middle of the Great Migration as the Wildebeests cross the Mara River and travel into the North

Both tours visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site: Ngorongoro Crater, along with other wildlife hotspots in Western Tanzania

So, how do you decide what tour is best for your personal photography needs? 

Let us help you select the perfect photo tour for you. Our experts are here to guide your ideal safari. Start with taking a look at
our guide,
or contact us directly with an enquiry by email.


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Our award-winning wildlife photographers are key to teaching wildlife photography and conservation. They provide a wide range of knowledge of camera equipment and educational knowledge of the wildlife that clients photograph at our locations around the world.


Untamed Photo Safaris is not here to just provide photography techniques, but to also raise awareness of the importance of wildlife and nature conservation. We strive to promote conservation by sharing our photography/videography with the rest of the world increasing the public's interest for wildlife.


Offering wildlife photography workshops, tours, and safaris, our award-winning photographers aim to teach professional photography techniques along with biological information of the ecosystem. Our goal is  to protect some of the rarest, most unique species on the planet.

Uganda Ishasha River
Lagoon Camp - Game Drive


Untamed Photo Safaris works with organisations around the world that share the same goal as us: nature and wildlife conservation. Our services around the world provide jobs for local people, protection for local wildlife and funding for national parks that are used for each of our tours.

Why trust Untamed Photo Safaris?

Personal interactions with the tour leaders, from start to finish

We are flexible with your photographic needs, making sure you get the best out of your photographic holiday

Our expert photographers and tour leaders have personally created, tested, and approved each destinations tour

Untamed Photo Safaris works with some of the top lodges in each destination, ensuring the safety, comfort, and professionalism our guests deserve

We work closely with professional guides, photographers, and naturalists with years of experience in each location to provide the best possible experience and wildlife photography opportunities for each guest


"We were so impressed with the collective knowledge Mark and Jaren posses and the passion with which they explore the natural world. We saw and experienced so many once of a lifetime experiences thanks to their persistence in finding wildlife....They delivered far beyond our expectations! Every detail of this week long trip was perfect"

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