The Masai Mara Game Reserve was established in 1961 to protect wildlife from hunters, and is the reason many visitors come to Kenya and its beauty and abundant wildlife won’t disappoint. Designated as the seventh New Wonder of the World because of the amazing spectacle of more than 1 million...


A few months back we posted a variety of great photography tips over multiple blog posts. Our guides shared the tricks of the trade, which they've learned over many years of photographing nature and wild animals. We then decided to put everything together for those of you who might have missed it. ...


My first visit to the Masai Mara was in 2002. It was with two friends, one who is now the co-owner of C4 alongside myself. For that first trip, we drove up all the way from South Africa and the Mara visit was part of a 7-month photo trip through Africa. Over the years I have returned many times, in ...


So today is the day! We are finally announcing the winner of our #C4ExploreMore Competition! We'd like to say a big thank you to everyone that entered! It has been a great pleasure receiving your inspiring and beautiful images! Yvette Holzbach, you are the #C4ExploreMore winner. So pack your bags...


10 Things to take with to the Masai Mara – #C4ExploreMore Our professional guides have all teamed up to provide you with the most important things that they always take with when they travel to the Mara. Laptop and a Kenyan Adapter. A long lens from 500mm or 600mm as well as a wide angle ...


There is so much to see and photograph in the Masai Mara. However, some of our expert guides have also made some mistakes when it comes to photographing in the Masai Mara. Our professional guides have all teamed up to provide you with the most important mistakes that they have learned from photogra...


There is so much to see and photograph in the Masai Mara and with the C4’s expert wildlife photographers as your guides; you will always have the best positions available. Our professional guides have all teamed up to provide you with the most important lessons that they have learned from pho...


Is experiencing the Wildebeest Migration on your bucket list? If it is not then we would suggest that you add it to your bucket list! We all know that the Mara is home to the ‘greatest show on earth’. Between the C4 guides there are more than 30 seasons in the Mara and they have mapped ...


This is C4 Photo Safaris tenth consecutive year operating photo safaris in the Masai Mara. To celebrate this milestone we have joined forces with an absolute Icon of the Mara: Jonathan Scott. Jonathan Scott is a broadcaster, illustrator, writer and teacher, but he primarily sees himself as a wildli...


It is always a pleasure for me to lead safaris in the Masai Mara, one reason is because I know the eco system very well and the other is that C4 makes sure that our clients have a great time experiencing the beauty of the Masai Mara. I discovered this wonderland in 2002 and from 2007, have been comi...


Sitting in the Serena Hotel lounge, enjoying the local Tusker beer or a welcomed glass of wine, the intermittent light rains that characterise the climate of Nairobi, a conversation with our newly appointed family of guides and guests, does very little to dampen the excitement of what will follow fo...


The Mara always offers amazing wildlife sightings but it is very difficult to capture new scenes from the Mara. The latter comment was our goal on this private safari in the heart of migration season. Dan and Denise are both experienced wildlife photographers, so the emphasis was not to get as many ...


C4 Photo Safaris has over 13 years of experience in the Maasai Mara, hence why we take the utmost pride in sharing this wilderness wonderland with our valued clients, nature lovers and co wildlife photographers. 2015 did not disappoint, from season start to finish our clients where entertained by a...


Much to our groups dismay, 7 days in paradise flew by in no time at all. This may have been due to the fact that every single game drive was filled with some sort of action packed wilderness theatre. To start off the string off exciting events that where to follow our arrival, we were treated to an...


The Great Migration takes place in East Africa between Tanzania and Kenya and is the largest migration of mammals in the world. Our iconic Masai Mara season started early September well into October and we had back to back Masai Mara safaris booked to take our clients to photograph this spectacular ...