Think the answer is Cameroon
You love taking photographs, then you're much nearer.
This a clue for Camera. If you love taking photographs the word camera is more likely to be on your mind and so you are much closer to guessing the country because Cameroon and Camera share the first two syllables and sound alike.
Do first, think later!
This is a clue for the city DOuala in Cameroon. Do is the first two letters. It is also the largest city and the. Economic Captial maybe the word first also implies this.
You're looking for an animal and a vehicle.
You can use the letters in the word Cameroon to make the words RACOON and CAR.