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Helicopter Safari

I have over the last few years, been fortunate enough to be invited as the photography guide on a number of helicopter safaris’ in Kenya and Namibia. Of all my travels over the last few years nothing comes close to this as a photography adventure. What is normally tedious hours of travel by road becomes…

Cousine Island – Seychelles

If someone asked me what is my favorite place on the planet to photograph it would be hard to single out any one place but Cousine Island in the Seychelles would certainly be high on my list. Cousine is a small island just off the coast of Praslin and is a combination luxury resort and…

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Lewa Wildlife Conservancy, Kenya.

Lewa Wildlife Conservancy and Ol Pejeta Conservancy, Kenya. Recently I have been fortunate to do two photo trips to the Lewa and Ol Pejeta Wildlife Conservancies which are private reserves on the lower slopes of Mount Kenya. Although they don’t offer the spectacular photographic opportunities of some other reserves in Kenya both are wonderfully scenic…

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Endangered Species

Many years ago my conservation thinking was influenced by Aldo Leopold’s “A sand Country Almanac”, probably one of the most important books on conservation philosophy ever written. There is something very profound about the opening sentences and for anyone who has a love of wilderness and for wild animals it resonates strongly with how we…