Behind the Scenes and Behind the Lens: On Safari with Photographer Toby Gelston

Written by Thomson Safaris

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Acclaimed photographer Toby Gelston recently came back from his Thomson Safaris adventure with hours of captivating video footage. From his first steps off the plane in Arusha to the wildlife viewing in the Serengeti, Gelston documented every part of his safari so he could give viewers a behind-the-scenes look at what goes into capturing those breathtaking wildlife photos and videos you see in the media.

Watch the first of many captivating videos from Gelston to get a sense of what it’s truly like to be in Tanzania for the first time. You’ll see golden landscapes, countless animals, and you’ll even get to watch a short clip of wildebeest crossing the Mara River in one of the world’s most amazing natural wonders. It’s the closest you can get to Tanzania without actually being there.