PHOTO BLOG

Know your African Wildlife: Oxpeckers
30th June 2017 - 0 comments


While watching large mammals, it won't be long before you spot drab brown birds running around on the backs of the larger hosts. These starling-like birds with colourful bills are Oxpeckers!

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Amazing Prizes to be Won....in aid of Conservation South Luangwa
28th June 2017 - 0 comments


Check out this amazing raffle to benefit Conservation South Luangwa! On offer are fantastic trips and accommodation ranging from South Luangwa to Yellowstone, Hawaii, Costa Rica, Turkey, Sedona and many more. Buy your raffle ticket now and stand a very good chance at winning!

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Wildlife: Hippos in the murky lagoons
19th June 2017 - 0 comments


As the dry season takes hold, and the hippos munch through all the vegetation in the lagoons, the bloom of weed below the surface gives the water a temporary green tinge.

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Photo Safari Skills: Why do my photos come out too dark/light?
14th June 2017 - 1 comment


It's very common that the image which appears on the back of your digital camera is not what you 'imagined' when you were looking through the viewfinder....we have a look at one of the reasons why that happens.

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Photoshoots: Charlotte & Kevin's Wedding
08th June 2017 - 0 comments


Running a business in the bush can be incredibly challenging.....but I'm regularly reminded of the considerable benefits of doing so......

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Know your African Wildlife: Hippos
30th May 2017 - 2 comments


If Hippos are your thing, there is nowhere better to visit than the Luangwa. These giant herbivores are numerous and very obvious. But their is a subtle side to hippos that is only apparent when you see them in their natural environment.

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Photo Safari Skills: Panoramas
17th May 2017 - 0 comments


Stitching panoramas with software is easier than ever before. But it's still important to get your shooting technique right to ensure that the images match up when you merge them together!

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The Top 5 Wildlife Attractions of the South Luangwa National Park
04th May 2017 - 2 comments


There are countless reasons why the South Luangwa should feature in all safari-goers travel plans, but here we take a look at the 5 top wildlife attractions of this stunning National Park.

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Wildlife: Going back through the archives
21st April 2017 - 2 comments


A brief journey into the archives....

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Know your African Wildlife: Carmine Bee-eaters
19th April 2017 - 0 comments


African mammals often grab the headlines, but from August - October in Luangwa, it's hard to miss the thousands of stunning red bee-eaters who migrate in to nest in the sandy river-banks. Some visitors even time their safari to coincide with the 'Carmines'.

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Are you ready for a Photo Tour?
17th April 2017 - 0 comments


One of the most common queries I get during the booking process is whether the guests are "ready for a photo safari". We take a look at what's involved and why you should join a photo-safari next time!

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What's the best time to visit the Luangwa?!
12th April 2017 - 0 comments


I am regularly asked what is the best time of year to visit the Luangwa Valley. My answer is that there is actually something special to see at any time of the year in this National Park. However, each season has its special attractions, so I've put together a calendar that outlines the highlights.

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Know your African Wildlife: Thornicroft's Giraffe
30th March 2017 - 0 comments


Giraffes - specifically Thornicroft's giraffe in the Luangwa - are loved by safari-goers everywhere. Perhaps it's their curiosity, or their languid grace, or perhaps their irrefutable beauty. What it certainly isn't is their mothering skills!

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Why choose Edward Selfe as your Guide?
29th March 2017 - 0 comments


Equally important as choosing your safari destination is choosing the guide who will lead your trip. I hold both of Luangwa's coveted guiding qualifications and have thousands of hours experience and knowledge of the Luangwa as a guide and photographer - I don't believe there is anyone better to lead your safari in Luangwa.

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Guest Reports: Namit & Usha | Nkhonzi Camp | 20 - 23 Oct 2015
25th March 2017 - 2 comments


Namit & Usha came on safari with me in October 2015. After their trip, they put together this beautiful and informative video about their time in Zambia.....including plenty of safari footage from Luangwa! Worth a watch!

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Know your African Wildlife: Impalas
22nd March 2017 - 2 comments


Impala - loved by safari-goers everywhere for their silky coats, twitchy nature and endless abundance! Perhaps the most overlooked of all our large mammals, but crucial to the ecosystem all the same.

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Photo Safari Skills: Panning/Movement Blur
19th March 2017 - 0 comments


Introducing intentional motion blur to your images is an interesting technique to add to your repetoire; being creative with this skill can generate beautiful images out of very unremarkable sightings.

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Know your African Wildlife: Fish Eagles
16th March 2017 - 0 comments


I start a series about the Luangwa's famous wildlife residents with a study on Fish Eagles.

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Wildlife: A lonesome lioness
13th March 2017 - 0 comments


Following the lonesome call of a lioness in the middle of the afternoon, we found her resting in a sea of green!

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Through the Lens: Leopard Throttles Impala
03rd March 2017 - 0 comments


This image is from 2015 - a lifetime ago in terms of Luangwa sightings - but it still brings back great memories and I am transported into that very moment all over again.

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