A colourful scene so typical of the islands off Nosy Be in Northern Madagascar. You really feel the island style friendliness and vibe on this Madagascan safari. A photographers playground with the azure water, the manicured beaches and not to mention the local’s attitudes towards visitors. Whether you’re lazing on the beach, off on a quad bike safari, or exploring the dense lemur filled jungles, Madagascar is a destination worthy of your photographic ‘bucket list’.
Award Winner: Photo of the Day | December 03
Award Score: 69 (Value 12, Clarity 13.5, Composition 18, Style 12.5, Skill 13)
Photo of the Day Award Category: Color Photography
Photograph Location: Nosy Be Island | Madagascar
Photographer: Martin Meyer (Cape Town, South Africa when not on safari) Registered
Martin and Nicole Meyer (nee Schuttelaars) have been developing their unique brand of photographic, private safari’s and stock photography products and brand since July 2008. Basing their family in Cape Town, South Africa has seen this dynamic couple realize their dream of ‘thinking local and acting global’. Having amalgamated their core businesses they have a multi-faceted approach to their unique wellness safari’s, photographic galleries, publications and team-building business, offering a completely customized safari based business packages.
Martin is a qualified DEAT / FGASA field guide and internationally accredited Emergency Responder with extensive experience in leading 4WD safaris throughout Southern Africa as well as in the game parks of Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. He has been active in establishing new routes and locations for various safari companies, has led photo safaris in Botswana, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe. He has also guided scuba trips on the island of Zanzibar. Martin is thoroughly knowledgeable about all aspects of southern Africa’s natural history and fascinating cultures. His people skills and the love of the outdoors have made him a very sought after guide.