A Safari In Namibia

A safari in Namibia is my next great adventure! You may be wondering, "A Safari In Namibia... Why? It's just a dessert." Yes, it is a dessert with fewer wildlife encounters than your more common safari destinations but not many destinations can compete with Namibia's mystical ways in connecting you to nature. This is a [...]

Safari Gallery: Botswana Wilderness Safari, Okavango Delta

For as long as I can remember, the Botswana Wilderness Safari has been one the highlights of my personal safari calendar. Usually scheduled in the month of November to take advantage of the more economical rates (high season ends at the end of October) and to capture the beauty of the start of the green [...]

Welcome to 2024!

Welcome to 2024! As we all get to start off the new year on a clean slate, it's impossible not to feel a sense of excitement and anticipation for all the wonderful adventures that lie ahead. The start of a new year brings with it endless possibilities and the promise of new experiences. I for [...]

My Top 2023 Safari Images

Wow... What a tough task this was. After a year of incredibly action packed adventures, this blog will showcase my top image from each safari I hosted in 2023. Best Of The Serengeti 2023 Best Of Serengeti Trip Report One image does not do any safari justice and so if you'd like to find out [...]

Places We Love: Mombo Camp, Botswana’s Okavango Delta

Mombo is known by many as "The Place of Plenty" and for good reason. Plenty in terms of game viewing, luxury, space, food and activities. Its easy to see why Mombo has earned its place at the very top of the list of the camps to visit when exploring Botswan's Okavango Delta. Wilderness Mombo Camp [...]

Safari Gallery: Mana Pools & Kanga | October 2023

Nestled along the meandering banks of the Zambezi River in Zimbabwe, Mana Pools National Park stands as a testament to the raw majesty of nature. What sets this destination apart is the rare opportunity it affords visitors to approach big game on foot, an unparalleled and intimate encounter with Africa's iconic wildlife. Here, the term [...]

2024 Safari’s

And just like that, another busy safari year is a wrap. Thinking back, the memories and incredible moments the many guests I had the privilege of hosting and I now get to cherish is something no words will ever describe. Looking ahead at my 2024 Safari's, I cannot believe that my scheduled tours calendar is [...]

Places We Love: Kanga Camp | Mana Pools

Kanga Camp is a wild untouched paradise within a private concession in Mana Pools National Park. In this remote southwestern stretch, vlei lines, mopane woodland and riverine forests give way to intriguing discoveries beyond the banks of the Zambezi River. As the sole source of water in the dry season, Kanga Pan creates a haven for [...]

Crafting the perfect safari

Quite often our team gets asked how we go about crafting the perfect safari and choose the destinations and locations that we host safaris to.  As you can imagine, there are numerous factors taken into consideration before a particular trip is finalized and advertised on our website. In this edition of our monthlynewsletter, we wanted [...]

Let It Rain: Photographing in The Rain

On arrival in the Mara Triangle Conservancy it was clearly evident that the region had very little rain. Little did I know that this was apparently the driest the Mara ecosystem has been in the last 20 years. Not a hint of greenery in any of the standing grasses, just a burnt orange and yellow [...]

Top Images from the Field – July 2023

Presenting this month's Top Images from the Field! The images in this video were all captured by Wild Eye Photographic guides throughout the month of July. Our guides had a busy month hosting both scheduled safaris and private safari's. With the bulk of Wild Eye's activities occurring at the Wild Eye Mara Camp. Please feel [...]

Trip Report: Uganda, No Primates Private Guided Safari

Uganda. No Primates. That was the brief for this private guided safari experience. It may seem rather unusual but, given that this particular guest has had the privelege of trekking for Western Lowland Gorillas in Odzala-Kokoua National Park with me, it makes a bit more sense. The gorilla trekking experience is very different in the [...]

Unique Leopard behaviour in the Lower Zambezi

Leopards are without a doubt one of the most sought after animals on safari and recently my guests and I witnessed some unique leopard behaviour in the Lower Zambezi. Leopards, although primarily solitary animals, exhibit a complex social structure that is shaped by their need for territories and breeding opportunities. Understanding the social dynamics of [...]

Behind The Frame: Lion in the Okavango Delta

In this episode in the Behind The Frame series, Andrew Beck shares the story behind one of his all time favorite images captured in Botswana's Okavango Delta. Join our Botswana Wilderness Safari The Okavango Delta, the Jewel of Africa. Can there be any place more unique than an oasis in the Kalahari Desert filled to [...]

Returning To Magical Madikwe

Some information about Madikwe Game Reserve and the beautiful Nkurru Lodge that we use... Nkurru Lodge, a hidden gem nestled in the heart of the breathtaking Madikwe Game Reserve. As you embark on an unforgettable safari experience, Nkurru Lodge invites you to immerse yourself in this incredible wilderness area and encounter the majestic wildlife that [...]

Photographing Gorillas and Chimpanzees

When you go on a normal safari in Africa you stand the chance of seeing and photographing around 20 mammals during your time in the field.  As awesome as this is it can be overwhelming to head out on drive without a clear photographic goal in mind. The way you would, for example, approach a [...]

Trip Report – Exclusive Amboseli & Mara Kicheche Safari, 2023

Having just returned from this tour that takes you to two of the icons of Kenya, The Masai Mara and Amboseli, this is my trip report where you can get an idea of what to expect on this incredible experience. In this video below, I talk you through the trip as well as share some [...]

Your Images Reviewed: The Greatest Maasai Mara Photo Competition

Are you planning on entering The Greatest Maasai Mara photo competition and standing a chance of winning $10 000 AND a 5 night stay at Angama Mara? We would love to help you refine your image selections and edits and perhaps increase your chances of winning this fantastic prize all whilst supporting one of the [...]

NEWS FLASH: Double The Value on Your Masai Mara Experience Safari

The Masai Mara offers incredible photographic opportunities outside of the typical migration period. In fact, many an award winning image has been captured during the shoulder season either side of the migratory movements. Whilst our 6 Night Mara Experience Safaris have always been popular, we have made some exciting changes to the itinerary which sees [...]

Why South Luangwa should be on your bucket list

South Luangwa National Park in Zambia is a true gem in the African wilderness, and has become one of my favourite safari destinations which should be on your bucket list.  Over the past few years I have shared some incredible moments with clients in this amazing park.  South Luangwa should be on your bucket list [...]

Masai Mara As A Safari Destination

The Masai Mara as a safari destination is something I do not think needs an explanation. This gem of a safari destination is one of the most prolific game viewing destinations imaginable as it is home to an incredibly diverse array of wildlife. Along with that comes, probably one of the most spectacular natural events [...]