Articles Published - South Africa

Abundance of Wildlife in Africa

As we have recently booked a trip back to Africa — something that we wish to do as often as possible — we have started to get into 'the zone', which has resulted in us watching movies about or set in Africa, as well as African wildlife documentaries.  While watching one documentary over the weekend [ continue reading ]

Returning to South Africa in 2022

It has been a while in the making, but I am pleased to announce that we are returning to South Africa in 2022 for another wildlife photographic safari.  This year marks ten years since our first trip to Africa — a trip which profoundly changed our lives and made us want to go back to [ continue reading ]

Africa Geographic Photographer of the Year 2021

With the new year having arrived, the Africa Geographic Photographer of the Year 2021 competition has been launched.  I entered last year's competition, and to my surprise, one of my images made it to the top 101 of the 37,853 entries, which was quite an achievement for me, and one I did not expect.  I have [ continue reading ]

Africa Geographic Photographer of the Year 2020: End of the Road

In my last update about the Africa Geographic Photographer of the Year 2020 competition, I related my experience of having one of my images selected from the Top 101.  Unfortunately, that was the end of the road for me, for this year at least, as my image did not make it into the final selection [ continue reading ]

Africa Geographic Photographer of the Year 2020: Top 101

In these strange times, there has not been much activity for me photographically, and consequently I have not had anything to report, until now.  Last night, I received an email from Africa Geographic to advise that one of my images, which had earlier been selected for feature in the Weekly Selection in its Africa Geographic [ continue reading ]

Progress Update - Africa Geographic Photographer of the Year 2020

In a previous article, I related my unusual decision to enter a photography competition — specifically, the esteemed Africa Geographic Photographer of the Year 2020.  I have entered quite a few of my favourite images captured during our travels in Africa.  It is proving to be a tough competition, but to my delight, the competition [ continue reading ]

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