Tag Archives: Africa

The Nothingness of Namibia

If getting out in nature and getting away from it all is your thing, then Namibia should be at the top of your list. Located in one of the most desolate corners of our planet, Namibia is an African country … Continue reading

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The Elephant I Didn't Want to Watch

“There are three things in this world that man never tires of watching: a sunset, the ocean, and elephants.”  – Swami Ramakrishna As I sat recently with my good friend and photographer Mark Whitley watching the slideshow of elephant images … Continue reading

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Elephants

Elephants are perhaps the most interesting and beautiful animals to watch and to photograph, especially in the wild. When you really take time with elephants, you discover that no two are alike, and each one has it’s own story, personality … Continue reading

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Cats, Cameras, and Caring Less

So it’s “BIG CAT” week at National Geographic. As much as I’d love to say “big deal’, I do hold a certain fascination for these creatures, and I respect those photographers and filmmakers who spend weeks and months with the … Continue reading

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Our African Wedding Story

November 25 marks the anniversary of a dream come true. This is the story of our African wedding as it unfolded in the pages of my hand-written travel journal.  November 24, 1999     Ngorongoro Crater.  Full Moon. Fur blankets drape … Continue reading

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For the Love of Elephants – Sheldricks and Amboseli

“It is easy to love elephants….because they will love you back”– Caretaker, Sheldrick’s Elephant Trust The anticipation was growing, and by the time we pulled up the dirt road at Sheldrick’s we could hardly contain ourselves. The day had come, … Continue reading

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African Skies

Africa is a land where the skies stretch out endlessly in all directions, and the weather systems are as interesting to photograph as the landscape. KENYA Puffy white clouds dot the endless skies of the Maasai Mara, Kenya A break … Continue reading

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Kids Around the World: Kenya's Kids

My “Kids Around the World” photos this week are from Kenya, featuring Maasai children of the Mara and Samburu regions. http://pa.photoshelter.com/swf/imgWidget.swf http://pa.photoshelter.com/swf/imgWidget.swf http://pa.photoshelter.com/swf/imgWidget.swf Wonder what is a little different about the children in this photo at left? Follow the link … Continue reading

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Madikwe is for the dogs!

Wild Dogs, that is. Also known as African Hunting Dogs or Painted Dogs, these are elusive and beautiful canines, and are number one on my personal “Big Five” list for African wildlife photography.Lucky is an understatement. Not only were they … Continue reading

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