The valley of leopards …. and lions and elephants.

This was my 10th year of Emerald Season Workshops (and more than twice as many visits to the valley) and our group of 5 photo stars were blessed with sweet light, action-filled game drives and a full river that enabled us to explore by boat deep into the Luangwa River ‘s swollen lagoons.

With 2 […]

Ndutu Magic

 

I have seen the wildebeest migration many times – on the short grass plains of Tanzania’s Serengeti where the animals gather during the rains and again in August and October as the gathering clouds draw the vast herds to cross the Mara River into the Masai Mara Game Reserve. I was back again in […]

Some great reasons for a trip to South Africa

 

I have just returned a fantastic journey that took me to some of the very best wildlife camps in South Africa. And then finished off  with a five day visit to Cape Town. What a top trip. For someone wanting the best of South Africa this is a great way to do it for […]

Liuwa Plains – May 2014

 

Liuwa Plains is one of my favourite places on earth — a landscape as flat as you can imagine that is inundated with water for most of the year and at its very best in May and November. Robin Pope Safaris have one final concession in this area before it is opened up to […]

Photographing the Cape Winelands

Constantia, Stellenbosch and Franschhoek are the three most visited areas and for good reason. These are the original wineland areas with fascinating historicies and you will not find a finer combination of wines, restaurants, architecture and general mountain scenery. The Hemel and Aarde Valley, Tulbagh, the West Coast and Cedarberg Wineries all have their […]

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