Articles Tagged 'Landscape'

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 ]

Africa Geographic Photographer of the Year 2021

Thursday, 7th January, 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 [ 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 ]