Being prepared as a photographer in a digital world

This is a technical post about what to do when (before!) equipment fails and how to work around difficulties in non-urban locations. Earlier this year we travelled to Kruger National Park with a small group and spent a fantastic two weeks exploring the southern part of the park. We’d been before and have plenty of […]


One of my favourites from our recent trip to Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, two swallow-tailed bee eaters spent half an hour flitting around the trees surrounding our vehicle in the Kalahari. Unmissable streaks of colour about 20cm long, bee-eaters are a delight to watch and caused frequent emergency stops as the cry ‘just one more picture’ […]

Our ‘losing’ wild dog Veolia Environnement Photographer Of the Year photograph

I put ‘losing’ in quotes because no submission, no photograph can be counted as a loss. These beautiful wild animals that roam the earth in playful groups, caring for each other and their families, protecting their own species, so animated and enjoyable to watch and so ignored by tourists seeking the ‘big five’ which basically […]