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 [...]

Mana Pools As A Safari Destination

Mana Pools As A Safari Destination… Where do I begin? Far north in Zimbabwe, nestled within the Zambezi Valley lies a creation of nature still pure, splendid, untouched and wild yet so tranquil along the banks of the mighty Zambezi river. The abundance of wildlife, stunning natural beauty and unique opportunities for adventure out there [...]

Uganda As A Safari Destination

Are you looking for an adventure of a lifetime? Look no further... Uganda as a safari destination is like finding a hidden gem of a safari destination that's sure to leave you in awe. Imagine coming face-to-face with majestic mountain gorillas in the lush Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. Trekking through the dense rainforest to catch [...]

Welcome To 2023

Welcome to 2023! 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 [...]

2023 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 2023 Safari's, I cannot believe that my scheduled tours calendar is [...]

Why I love the Masai Mara

I know our team here at Wild Eye go on about the camp, the staff and the experience but bear with me here. I want to try and share with you all, why it is that I simply cannot get enough of the Mara. Yes, the above sentence does sum up the Mara, but there [...]

Places We Love: 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 [...]