Articles Tagged 'Animal'

Revisiting our 2019 Kenya Trip

Yesterday I decided to start looking back through the many thousands of images I captured during our most recent trip to Kenya in 2019. It has now been over two years since that wonderful trip, and sometimes, in the excitement of the 'now', it is easy to overlook images that should have published. Additionally, the [ read more ]

Simba (2006-2020)

Yesterday we had to say goodbye to Simba, our beloved Seal-Point Siamese cat. Simba has been a significant part of our lives for many years, and was loved by us, and by everyone who met him. Here is an image I captured of Simba when he was only two years of age: Siamese cats have been a part [ read more ]

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 [ read more ]

Third Visit to Featherdale Wildlife Park

Welcome to 2020. Early into the year, we made a third visit to Featherdale Wildlife Park, this time with some family members who had come to visit and stay with us for a few weeks.  It was their first time to the park, and they enjoyed it immensely. On previous visits, I have been able [ read more ]

Maasai Mara 2019: Observations and Comparisons

Introduction In the African wilderness, every day is different.  Every game drive is different.  Every encounter and experience is different.  That is what makes it so amazing and exciting. As I have chronicled in recent articles, we spent a fantastic seven days (which is too few!) in the Maasai Mara region of Kenya in June [ read more ]

Maasai Mara 2019: Day 7 of 7

Our final day in the Maasai Mara had arrived, and our trip was soon to be over. We had just the one morning game drive, before the unpleasant familiarity of packing and returning to Mara North Airstrip for the undesirable but necessary flight back to Nairobi. After grabbing our gear and signalling for the Maasai [ read more ]