Date 2019/01/21 08:34:15 AM by Shem Compion

How Jonathan and Angela Scott became Wildlife Photographers

Our exceptional relationship with Jonathan and Angie Scot continues to develop- and who have chosen C4 as their exclusive safari partners. Running safaris with them is such a delight. It is a window into 40 years of high level nature experience viewed through the eyes of a zoologist, a photographer and a top class TV presenter. I asked them who the next “Jonathan and Angie will be”, to which their reply was no one because, no one can combine the same diversity of skills that these two have acquired over the last 40 years.

 

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Recently Canon Europe wrote an article on the making of Jonathan and Angela’s new TV series for Animal Planet called Big Cat Tales. The article entails how Angela and Jonathan got in to photography, their dreams and desires and just what it takes to become wildlife photographers, conservationists and filmmakers.

 Jonathan and Angela stated that ‘anything is possible if you have the heart and the determination to make your life's dreams come true. They say success is 5% talent and 95% Perseverance. Its "never ever give up" approach that delivers your dream. There will be many people waiting to tell you why you cannot make it - "your not good enough" - "your not talented enough" - etc. Just say "thank you" and ignore them. It is for you to decide these things. That way you won't end up wishing you had done more later in life.’

Furthermore the article discussed what kit they chose for both stills and video in partnership with Untitled Film Works (Who C4 have also partnered with for film work in Africa) from Sydney in Australia for 10 weeks filming Big Cat Tales in the Maasai Mara in Kenya.

Here is a link to the full article. Enjoy the read, it is very worthwhile.

We look forward to the outcome of the production and to co-leading many more Photo Safaris in the future!

 

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