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Andy Biggs

Andy Biggs is an avid adventurer, conservationist, teacher, and outdoor photographer whose photography celebrates the African landscape and its rich wildlife, people, and culture. With a deep respect and understanding for African wildlife, Andy unfolds the world of the Serengeti, the Okavango Detla and other wildlife-rich destinations onto our doorstep with striking emotional depth. His photographic safaris allow the traveler to not only enhance their understanding of photography, lighting, and wildlife, but to develop a life-long admiration for Africa 's beauty and culture.

In 2008, Banana Republic used thirteen of Andy's photographs as the cornerstone of their Urban Safari campaign, and his images were seen in all 750 stores around the globe, as well as in their billboards, catalogs and annual report. Andy was also the winner of the BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year in the 'Wild Places' category in 2008.

Andy launched Gura Gear in 2008, in an attempt to deliver lightweight camera bags to the market. Andy was looking for a lightweight camera bag to hold all of his photographic gear, and there was nothing desirable on the market that suited his needs. After spending 2 years with many prototypes, the Gura Gear Kiboko bag was born.

Andy's photographic interests also encompass the landscapes of the American Southwest. Andy uses camera formats ranging from 35mm to 4x5" large format, to the latest in digital camera technologies. His key to shooting a great photo? Andy makes it a priority to shoot when the light is most dramatic, notably the hour after sunrise and the hour before sunset.

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Camera Gear

  • Nikon D800E
  • Nikon 24-70mm f/2.8
  • Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8 VRII
  • Nikon 200-400mm f/4 VRII
  • Phase One DF / IQ160 SLR/digital back
  • Phase One Scheider 240mm
  • Phase One 75-150mm
  • Sony RX-100

Take a look at some of Andy's work

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