PHOTO BLOG - Trip Reports

Photo Safari Report: Peter Sandyford | Nsefu Sector | 12 - 18 September 2016
25th September 2017 - 0 comments


As the hot weather begins to bite, and the lagoons shrink by the day, the predator action is becoming more intense! Peter joined me for a week in Nsefu....read about his experience. (Caution: some graphic content.)

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Photo Safari Report: Double Luangwa | Flatdogs Camp & Nsefu Camp | 3 - 10 Sep 2017
12th September 2017 - 0 comments


I had been looking forward to this safari since I first started the arrangements; a combination of Flatdogs Camp and Nsefu Camp, both in outstanding areas of the park and promising superb wildlife experiences. I was joined by the Gills from UK, who embraced everything that Luangwa had to offer.

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Photo Safari Report: Kathy Phipps’ group | Marula Lodge | 29 August - 1 Sep 2017
03rd September 2017 - 0 comments


A brief update from the bush, uploaded in between safaris, of a fantastic photo-training safari last week with a group from the USA. I am off to Nsefu Sector again next week, so I'll be offline for a while!

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Guest Report: Clive Ferreira, RSA | Zikomo Safari Lodge | 14 - 20 August 2017
28th August 2017 - 0 comments


Clive Ferreira writes about his experience in the Nsefu Sector of South Luangwa National Park, and shows off some of his best images.

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Photo Safari Report: Clive & Sue Ferreira | Zikomo Safaris | 14 - 20 August 2016
20th August 2017 - 0 comments


Using Zikomo Safaris as a base, the Ferreiras and I spent 6 days exploring the fantastic southern Nsefu Sector. With many years' safari experience behind them, I was on the lookout for different sightings and challenges for this safari...and Nsefu didn't disappoint!

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Photo Safari Report: Double Luangwa | Zikomo Safaris & Luambe Camp | 4 - 12 August 2017
13th August 2017 - 0 comments


Repeat-guest Sharon Verkuilen traveled with me again this year. This time we opted to visit the amazing Nsefu Sector and combine that with time in the relatively unknown Luambe National Park! We looked forward to adventure, but what we hadn’t expected was that both areas would offer such a range of photographic opportunities and great sightings.

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Photo Safari Report: Double Luangwa | Flatdogs Camp & Tafika | 24 - 30 July 2017
02nd August 2017 - 4 comments


A group from Chile - my first! - enjoyed a 5 night safari in Luangwa, including two camps and varied sightings. My favourite? A socially-awkward elephant....read on for more!

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Guest Report: Mike White, UK | Marula Lodge & Zikomo Safari Lodge | 15 - 22 July 2017
31st July 2017 - 3 comments


Mike White returned for a second week of safari after his trip in 2016. With a wish-list of interesting challenges, we enjoyed a great week of sightings which blew last year out of the water!

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Photo Safari Report: Mike White | Marula Lodge & Zikomo Safari Lodge | 15 - 22 July 2017
24th July 2017 - 0 comments


Mike White returned for a second week of safari after his trip in 2016. With a wish-list of interesting challenges, we enjoyed a great week of sightings which blew last year out of the water!

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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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Guest Report: Allan Semmler, AUS | Luangwa Classic | 5 - 11 September 2016
09th January 2017 - 0 comments


Allan S sent me some photos from a safari he took with me in the dry season of 2016.

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Guest Report: Steve Segall, UK | Luangwa Classic | 5 - 11 September 2016
04th January 2017 - 1 comment


Steve Segall writes about his return trip to the South Luangwa, and shows off some of his best photos from the trip!

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Guest Report: Wil Vermeesch, NL | Flatdogs Camp & Zikomo Safari | 5 - 17 August 2016
12th December 2016 - 1 comment


Wil Vermeesch joined me on a long safari in August 2016. We enjoyed some magic sightings and he has put together this beautiful video of the trip.

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Photo Safari Report: Sharon, Dru and Denise | Luwi & Nsolo Camps | 19 - 23 Sept 2016
24th November 2016 - 2 comments


In my first privately-guided safari with Norman Carr Safaris, I enjoyed 5 days of superb sightings along the Luwi River with a fun group of ladies from the U.S.!

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Photo Safari Report: Segall, Strugnell & Lewis | Marula Lodge | 12 - 16 September 2016
18th September 2016 - 0 comments


I have just finished a 5-day safari in the Central area of the park. September is an excellent time to visit, and we saw and photographed interesting and unusual sightings. Lions, Eagles, Owls, Leopards....only the Dogs eluded us this time!

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Photo Safari Report: Luangwa Classic | Flatdogs Camp & Lion Camp | 5 - 11 September 2016
17th September 2016 - 2 comments


Lions crossing rivers, a story of 3 leopards, wild dogs on a Puku carcass, sparring elephants and a baboon kidnapping. This is worth a read!

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Guest Report: Marlies Vermeesch-Holtmann, NL | Flatdogs Camp & Zikomo Safari | 5 - 17 August 2016
05th September 2016 - 0 comments


Marlies is one of a group of 4 friends from the Netherlands who joined me for a 12-night safari in August. Luangwa was fantastic over those two weeks and we enjoyed great sightings. But, as you see, Marlies's priority was also beautiful photos!

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Photo Safari Report: Vermeesch & Dousi | Flatdogs Camp & Zikomo Safari | 5 - 17 August 2016
19th August 2016 - 10 comments


A two-week mid-August safari in the Luangwa is sure to bring some wonderful sights. Wil & Marlies Vermeesch and Henk & Kitty Dousi joined me for a safari marathon which ranks among my favourite ever!

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Photo Safari: Patrick Cooper | Zikomo Safari & Marula Lodge | 20 - 26 July 2016
28th July 2016 - 10 comments


Predators, action, two kills in process and stunning behaviour sightings were the highlights of my safari in Luangwa with Patrick Cooper earlier this week.

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Photo Safari Report: Mike White | Zikomo Safari Lodge | 2 - 8 July 2016
10th July 2016 - 0 comments


The Nsefu Sector's stunning scenery, abundance of wildlife and scarcity of other vehicles gave us a wonderful week with excellent sightings.

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