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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 - 2 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 - 2 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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Know your African Wildlife: African Elephants
03rd January 2018 - 0 comments


African elephants are the icon of the continent - read more about them in this short blog post about these mega-mammals in the Luangwa.

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Through the Lens: 2017 in Review
20th December 2017 - 12 comments


The joy of working as a photographer is that you cannot know what challenges, excitements, disappointments and thrills lie around the corner. In Luangwa, it's a safe bet that each year will bring a range of dazzling, inspiring, shocking and beautiful encounters. 2017 has been a cracker - have a read of my year in review.

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Wildlife: the Luangwa's "white" baboons
16th December 2017 - 4 comments


Seen a white baboon in Luangwa? Wondered if it's an albino? Have a read of this blog to find out how to be sure!

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Guest Report: Vicky Fry, UK | Flatdogs Camp & Zikomo Safari Lodge | 2 - 9 October 2017
13th December 2017 - 2 comments


Vicky Fry travelled with me in October 2017 on my Double Luangwa Safari, and sent me a few of her photos. I hope you enjoy!

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Photo Safari Skills: Photographing moving subjects
04th December 2017 - 0 comments


Struggling with sharp images of subjects on the move? Have a read of this blog for recommended camera settings, user-friendly advice, and some worked examples.

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Through the Lens: Hungry Baboon
29th November 2017 - 0 comments


Shooting against the light in the early afternoon rarely yields decent results. But by following a few useful tips you can make great images at this time of day.

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Know your African Wildlife: Puku
16th November 2017 - 0 comments


Puku are a stocky, rufous-coloured antelope found throughout Zambia. They're not well known, compared to many other antelope in the region, but they're smarter and more impressive than any other. That's quite a claim; to understand why, read my blog on the Joy of Puku.

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Through the Lens: Coming to Drink
03rd November 2017 - 2 comments


In this blog, I revisit an old image and explore how it was captured.

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