“You only need one good shot”, whispers the tour guide to the _______________. Instead of hunters travelling to Africa in hopes of returning from their expedition with a prize trophy to mount on their wall, photographers roam the African wilderness in hopes of capturing the perfect image to frame and hang on their wall. Tourism is a driving force and photography is a tourist’s job. Are these new age hunters utilizing the point and shoot camera in place of the gun? Is this colossal boost in tourism from photographic safaris placing African animals in a new kind of danger? In Kenya’s Maasai Mara reserve, a world famous safari destination, the soaring tourist numbers have severely damaged roads and the natural grasslands, threatening wildlife populations in a new way. Ads read “Help you get the wildlife shots you only see on TV” for $250/day.