Places We Lodge: Sabi Sabi Bush Lodge

Sabi Sabi Bush Lodge: Deep in the bushveld overlooking a waterhole and an open plain, lies a lodge that pulses to the rhythm of Africa’s heartbeat. This is Bush Lodge, steeped in tradition, vibrant and warm, the Sabi Sabi of “Today”. With a history spanning over 40 years, the lodge has earned a reputation of [...]

Trip Report: Great Migration + Hides and Helicopters September 2022

Yes, I know, the trip title is a mouthful but in all honesty, we just couldn't come up with a title that would sum up the full range and diversity of experiences that one would have over a period of 11 days. So, The Great Migration, Hides and Helicopters it is (I'd love to hear [...]

Mana Pools Magic

I have just finished hosting multiple safaris to this incredible destination. Mana Pools is such a beautiful Reserve and is situated on the northern side of Zimbabwe, bordering Zambia by the incredible Zambezi River. This destination is one that is very close to my heart. I first visited it a number of years ago and [...]

Madagascar – A hidden paradise

Madagascar is a hidden paradise that is not necessarily on every photographers top list, but having just returned from this magical island I really think it needs to be given more consideration. The great thing about Madagascar and a big drawing card for me personally is that you get to view and photograph animals that [...]

Why the Northern Serengeti and Masai Mara offers you the best of both worlds

The Great migration is without a doubt one of the greatest wildlife spectacles on the planet.  The movement of the wildebeest herds can be extremely unpredictable, with it all depending on seasonal rains. Combining the Northern Serengeti Migration with the Great Migration in Kenya will offer you the best of both worlds and also maximize [...]

Top 3 Crazy Sightings from the Masai Mara

Well you asked for it and I am here to share it. On my instagram poll majority of you asked to hear about my top 3 craziest sightings from my recent Masai Mara Great Migration tour. It was really difficult to choose only 3 crazy sightings as there were tons of dramatic crossings, leopard kills, [...]

Guest Blog: The Desert Wildlife of Namibia Safari

In February of 2019 I booked my trip to see the Desert Adapted Wildlife of Namibia, never dreaming that it would take over three years to get there, but it was well worth the wait! It was two weeks of seeing some of the most amazing rugged, unforgiving ancient landscapes with the animals and plants [...]

Highlights from MalaMala and Mashatu Photo Safari | July 2022

After two postponements we were finally able to combine two of the most productive areas in southern Africa into one magnificent safari experience! Our luck literally began from the moment we arrived in Mashatu with our first sighting being that of a female leopard and her young cub before we even got to the lodge. [...]

A Private Guided safari in the Okavango Delta and MalaMala

A Private Guided safari in the Okavango Delta and MalaMala is right up there with some of the best experiences that can possibly be combined, especially from a game viewing and photographic perspective. Recently, a guest and myself embarked on this epic 12 day journey to explore these two incredible destinations. The Okavango Delta was [...]

Experiencing the beauty of the Pantanal

Experiencing the beauty of the Pantanal and having the opportunity of seeing a jaguar in the wild has been something I've been dreaming about for some time. The mystery thereof, the massive rainforests and meandering rivers is something that certainly appeals to me, as it does to so many wildlife photographers around the world. A [...]

Big Cats and Tuskers Of Kenya

We have just recently come back from the Big Cats and Tuskers tour in Kenya. I can very easily say that this has become my new favorite tour and I look forward to the next two tours that I'm running next year. Out of all of the years I've travelled through Kenya, I have always [...]

Processing 27 guest images from Iceland

If you have some time and you want some ideas for your own image processing and some inspiration then don't worry.  I've got you covered. In the video below I process 27 guest images from Iceland.  You see, we were nice and busy on the tour and, as with any other tour, I'd much rather [...]

Trip Report: Desert Wildlife of Namibia Safari May 2022

Namibia. A land of contrasts and a landscape which is as varied as it is beautiful. In the weeks leading up to this safari I would be lying if I said I wasn't nervous, and no this had nothing to do with Covid or travel restrictions but rather with the massive rains that Namibia (and [...]

Different seasons on Safari

Different safari seasons can give you totally different experiences, many of which a lot of people are not aware of. In short, there is no bad time to be on safari, but certain areas tend to peak at different times of the year. Here is a breakdown on which places might be best to visit [...]

Inside The Ultimate Elephant Tour

Ultimate Elephant Safari The African elephant is considered to be one of the most iconic animals in Africa. They are a sought after animal for both photographers and non photographers. I have been privileged to spend many many hours in the field with these incredible animals and I still can't get enough of them. There [...]

The Pantanal, Brazil

In preparation for my first trip to the Pantanal as a guide, I figured that I would share some of my learnings and findings with you in blog form in hopes that you may be as excited as I am. I based these Q&A style points from a video chat and vlog that I recently [...]

The best places in Africa to photograph African Wild Dogs

A question that comes around quite often is what are the best places in Africa to photograph African Wild Dogs? Personally I've been very fortunate to travel extensively throughout Africa and wild dogs just happen to my favourite animal to photograph, so I thought I would share with all of you what I feel the [...]

How to prepare for your Svalbard expedition

Svalbard is without a doubt the quintessential bucket list destination.  It is a beautifully harsh place that holds your fascination from the moment you arrive. For an expedition of this nature you need to pack and prepare well so in order to assist the guests travelling with me soon, I have put together a video [...]

Mana Pools and Lower Zambezi – How do they compare?

Mana Pools and Lower Zambezi - how they compare, being on opposite sides of the Zambezi river? The Zambezi River.  The 4th longest river in Africa, forming the border between Zimbabwe and Zambia.  This mighty body of water is a haven for wildlife on both sides of the border.   On opposite sides of the [...]

6 Reasons Why Mana Pools Should Be On Your Bucket List

Mana Pools is a hidden Gem which lies in the Northern parts of Zimbabwe bordering Zambia. The Reserve is very remote and therefore untouched and still very wild. The beauty of Mana Pools its that it is a walking concession with massive flood plains and, with the prominent Zambezi River flowing, it boasts a number [...]

What is the best safari destination in Africa?

When people begin to plan their perfect safari, it often leads them to the age old question - "What is the best safari in Africa?" Now, the answer isn't always as easy as The Wild Eye Mara Camp but there are a few things that people should consider when deciding on where to go. Some [...]