PHOTO BLOG

April in the South Luangwa
19th April 2018 - 0 comments


A virtual visit to South Luangwa in April, the changeover month between the rains and the start of Winter.

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Going on a morning drive in South Luangwa
14th April 2018 - 0 comments


There's nothing quite like the excitement of grabbing a cup of coffee and then heading out on safari as dawn is warming the Eastern horizon. Spending a few hours in the bush as Nature awakens is one of the greatest privileges of wildlife safaris in the Luangwa.

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Photo Safari: Discounted Rates on Legendary Luangwa Tour until end of April
10th April 2018 - 2 comments


Until the end of April, we are offering a massive GBP £1,000 off the advertised rate on our Legendary Luangwa tour in late September. Be quick and sign up for the final couple of spaces.

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Through the Lens: Luangwa's Cranes
03rd April 2018 - 0 comments


The South Luangwa is well-known for its population of endangered Grey Crowned Cranes which congregate at salt pans across the Valley floor in flocks numbering several hundred. But they are shy and awkward, and very hard to photograph! In this blog, I take a look at some of my images of cranes from recent years.

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Through the Lens: Elephant Crossings at Dawn
29th March 2018 - 0 comments


With modern cameras, we can use lighting conditions that were traditionally too dark or challenging in the past. This opens up a world of opportunities for wildlife photographers.

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March in the South Luangwa
22nd March 2018 - 0 comments


A view into the world of the Luangwa in March: will the rains finally come to an end?!

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Photo Safari Skills: Why you should be using your camera's high frame rate
12th March 2018 - 0 comments


Two encounters with wild dogs in two afternoons is not a record for Luangwa, but the sightings on offer in Luangwa with the Manzi pack are absolutely breathtaking.

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Photo Safari Skills: Image Cropping - the full story
06th March 2018 - 4 comments


Cropping images is a contentious subject - usually associated with who has the longest lens - but it's actually a very useful tool for giving your images maximum impact. Careful use will help you create the strongest portfolio from your hard-earned shots.

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A View from the Luangwa - March 2018
05th March 2018 - 0 comments


The second in my series, "A View from Luangwa" explores carbon-credit markets as a way of protecting forest in the Luangwa Valley.

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Wildlife: exciting wild dog sightings!
01st March 2018 - 0 comments


Two encounters with wild dogs in two afternoons is not a record for Luangwa; but it's the quality of sightings on offer that is absolutely breathtaking.

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February in the South Luangwa
21st February 2018 - 0 comments


February in the South Luangwa: a snapshot of the peak of the rainy season.

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Through the Lens: a Celebration of Black & White
13th February 2018 - 0 comments


Taking a look back at some of my best black & white images from 10 years in Luangwa: a Celebration of Luangwa in Monochrome.

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Know your African Wildlife: Leopards
10th February 2018 - 0 comments


South Luangwa: the Valley of the leopard. Read about the Luangwa's most famous species in this blog about these spotty cats.

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Guest Report: Jacqueline vd Heuvel | Private Safari | December 2017
06th February 2018 - 0 comments


Jacqueline booked a pre-Christmas safari to enjoy the lush greenery of the Luangwa's early-rainy season. Her sightings did not fall short either!

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A Day out at Xtreme Falconry
03rd February 2018 - 0 comments


Edward visits a falconry centre while on leave in the UK. Eagles, owls, hawks, falcons and several vultures call this Dorset-based raptor centre their home.

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Guest Report: Eric Williams | Double Luangwa | 2 - 9 October 2017
30th January 2018 - 0 comments


Eric booked the last safari of the 2017 season with me, hoping for the drama and excitement that accompanies safaris in October! Have a flick through his photos here.

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January in the South Luangwa
24th January 2018 - 0 comments


A portrait of life in the South Luangwa during the month of January.

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Guest Report: Nick Gill | Double Luangwa | 3 - 10 September 2017
22nd January 2018 - 1 comment


Nick was new to safari when he joined me in September 2017; but following a week of Luangwa's finest wild safari, it seems he may be back. Read on for more....

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Through the Lens: Hippo Skirmish
16th January 2018 - 0 comments


Capturing images of hippos that convey their size, power and grumpy temperament can be challenging. Read about how to improve your chances of photographing a scuffle between two of these huge mammals.

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Guest Report: Kathy Phipps | Private Safari | 29 Aug - 1 Sep 2017
10th January 2018 - 4 comments


I had a great time guiding Kathy Phipps in August 2017. She was joined by Gordon and two other couples on a 3 day private safari with me. Read about Kathy's experience and enjoy a selection of her photos here!

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