Articles Tagged 'South Africa'

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 [ read more ]

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 [ read more ]

Africa Geographic Photographer of the Year 2020

Today I did something quite unusual, and made a decision to enter the Africa Geographic Photographer of the Year 2020 competition. The prize, in addition to being awarded the title of Africa Geographic 2020 Photographer of the Year, is a five-day safari in the Djuma Private Game Reserve, which is within the the Sabi Sand Private [ read more ]

Returning to Kenya and Israel

I am pleased to announce that we will be heading abroad later this year, with visits to Kenya and Israel in the same big trip. It has been a few years since we have been to either country (2015 and 2016 respectively), but a return to Africa was something high on the agenda for some time. Because we [ read more ]

Whale Watching Weekend

This weekend, we are heading into the open ocean for a few hours of whale watching. The one and only time I have ever seen whales was during a white shark diving trip in South Africa.  We stopped at Hermanus to observe the whales frolicking, before heading further south-east to Van Dyks Bay to see [ read more ]

Presenting a Wildlife Photography Talk

We recently had some good friends over for dinner and a good catch-up. They are both passionate and very capable photographers, and I met them when I was involved with the camera club scene some years back. Last year they started their own club, and during the course of the night I mentioned that I [ read more ]