Articles Tagged 'Clouds'

The Importance of a Good Sky

Tuesday, 4th January, 2022

As any seasoned landscape photographer knows, the sky is a crucial ingredient in a dramatic and compelling landscape image. The sky is not often the actual subject in a scenic image, but it plays a substantial role. What is happening in the sky can vastly change the appearance of the light hitting the subject.  It [ read more ]

Maasai Mara 2019: Observations and Comparisons

Saturday, 21st December, 2019

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 of [ read more ]

Maasai Mara 2019: Day 7 of 7

Sunday, 15th December, 2019

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 ]

Maasai Mara 2019: Day 5 of 7

Saturday, 7th September, 2019

On the morning of our fifth day in the Maasai Mara during this most recent trip, we woke at 5am as usual to prepare for an early start, with the intention of engaging in some landscape photography at dawn. Unfortunately, for the fifth day in a row, the sky was terrible, and was visibly hopeless [ read more ]

Maasai Mara 2019: Day 4 of 7

Sunday, 11th August, 2019

Our fourth day of this trip to the Maasai Mara was to be largely spent as an all-day trip to the Maasai Mara National Reserve, south of Mara North Conservancy, and north of the Kenya-Tanzania border. A day or two earlier, Mario had decided that it would be worth visiting the Maasai Mara National Reserve [ read more ]