18 03, 2021

Farne Islands Wildlife Photography Workshops 2021 (and beyond?)

2021-06-09T22:41:43+01:00March 18th, 2021|Blog, Wildlife|5 Comments

Sadly, it is looking increasingly unlikely that I will be leading any puffins & seabirds wildlife photography workshops on the Farne Islands this year, and possibly in future years. The National Trust are looking to implement a new centralised booking system  for landing trips where bookings can only be made [...]

12 05, 2020

African Photography Safaris (.com)

2021-06-09T22:48:34+01:00May 12th, 2020|Blog, Wildlife|Comments Off on African Photography Safaris (.com)

I've been leading and running wildlife photography safaris in Kenya's Masai Mara for a few years now, together with my good friend, wildlife and sports photographer and filmmaker, Kaleel Zibe. I also work with Penda Photo Tours as a freelance guide to take photographers to various locations in South Africa's [...]

28 04, 2020

Hyenas – Natures Villains or Heros?

2021-06-09T22:50:37+01:00April 28th, 2020|Blog, Wildlife|0 Comments

I missed the boat on World Hyena Day yesterday! Like most animals, spotted hyenas have their own fascinating behaviours and ecology. Along with vultures, they're an unfairly maligned species too, often portrayed as cowardly, skulking, thieving and even demonic! After all, they're the villains of the Lion King films! [...]

9 12, 2018

Live Baiting of Kingfishers for Photography

2021-06-09T22:57:26+01:00December 9th, 2018|Blog, Fieldcraft, Learning, Wildlife|17 Comments

Photographs of Common Kingfishers are high on the bucket-list of many photographers interested in wildlife. There are commercial wildlife hides which specialise in kingfisher photography and can virtually guarantee spectacular photographs. The standards have been set, and they are very high indeed. Unfortunately, these spectacular photographs come about using a [...]

18 02, 2018

African Photography Safaris – Recommended Reading

2021-06-09T22:59:14+01:00February 18th, 2018|Blog, Fieldcraft, Learning, Wildlife|0 Comments

A tailor-made photographic safari in a place so rich and diverse in wildlife is an incredible experience for anybody interested in wildlife photography. The sheer volume of species we see and photograph every day always takes the uninitiated by surprise and how close we can get to them, well... that still [...]

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