2023/06/19 - 2023/06/23

From ZAR R29 500,00 price per sharing person

De Hoop MasterclassA journey of discovery:
Immerse yourself in
Natural surroundings.

In the eastern corner of the De Hoop Marine Protected Area, where few people have ever set foot, lies the new Lekkerwater lodge.With a rich and fascinating history, incredible fauna and flora, pristine beaches, verdant rolling hills and abundant sea life, the focus is on the experience.With a rich and fascinating history, incredible fauna and flora, pristine beaches, verdant rolling hills and abundant sea life, the focus is on the experience. An experience of being surrounded by nature for 4 nights and having your camera by your side to enrich your experience to another level.

This webpage offers you a glimpse of the safari. For the full details of the entire safari indicating what is included and excluded, number of guests and the logistics, please download the full brochure below.


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This safari will consist of an itinerary as such:

Day 1 - Midday Arrival

You will arrive at midday. Your professional photographers and hosts will open proceedings with a short talk on what we can expect over weekend.

Day 2 - 5

Over the next few days the daily activity will be the mainly as day 2. As we are on the coast and at the mercy of the weather, we may do an activity at any time given the conditions. Stormy weather may get us out at mid day and if the nights are clear we may head out ofter dark. Come with an idea to explore and be open to the conditions suggesting to us when we should be out photographing. All activities will be via walking, except a visit to the vulture colony.

05h30 Early morning activity
10h00 Brunch
Presentation on light and composition with regards to wildlife photography. Technical discussion on how to maximise   your use of light with regards exposures.
13h00 Rest and own time
15h30 High Tea
16h00 Activity
20h00 Dinner and then retire to bed for another day of more great photography!


Day 5 - Final Day

Unfortunately, this is the end of your safari!


19 June 2023 - 23 June 2023

Samantha Lee Osner

Samantha Lee Osner, the daughter of award-winning fine art photographer, Martin Osner, is successfully following in her father's footsteps. Passionate about art, Samantha's photographic prints exude an elegant, feminine, minimalistic touch. Her work is represented by the Art Photography Gallery in Cape Town and at the Osner Private Gallery in Hout Bay, where she exhibits alongside her father.

19 June 2023 - 23 June 2023

Shem Compion

Shem Compion is the co-founder and co-owner of C4 Photo Safaris. He uses his intricate knowledge of travel in Africa, its wildlife and fantastic photographic locations to give you the best photographic insight into Africa you can get. Shem runs the daily operations of C4 Photo Safaris, which includes managing the team and safaris in order to produce consistently excellent safaris for our many guests. Having personally travelled across many parts of Africa for the last 22 years, Shem brings his extensive travel, logistics and operations experience into planning your safaris and expeditions across Africa.

19 June 2023 - 23 June 2023

Martin Osner

Born in South Africa (1963), Martin Osner opened his first photographic studio in Johannesburg (1985), where he established a solid reputation as a professional photographer and artist. In 2008, Osner moved to Cape Town to establish a photographic art gallery, which opened its doors in 2010 under his name.


We look forward to hosting you!