One of the most spectacular photographic opportunities on the planet is an African safari. I wish I had the skill to properly convey how amazing it is in all the ways one would dream about. And how impossibly inspiring it is from dawn until dusk. But even as […]
Huge. That’s all I could think about as he lumbered towards our jeep. He’s HUGE! I was in Tanzania, standing on the seat of our large Land Rover, the top half of my body sticking out of the roof and yet the bull elephant’s head still seemed a […]
Is a hippopotamus a hippopotamus, or just a really cool Opotamus? ~ Mitch Hedberg I’ve come to love the hippopotamus. I’ll admit, I didn’t in the beginning.
Giraffe are equal parts beautiful and strange.
Heading back to camp in Tanzania, I saw this baobab in the distance and asked my guide Chili to stop the jeep. The scene begged me to take a photo and who was I to refuse.
Majestic. Adorable. Formidable. Captivating. Intelligent. Compassionate. Protective. Funny. Magnificent. These are only a few of the words that come to mind when I think of the elephant—one of my favorite animals on the planet. I mean, who doesn’t love elephants? If there’s someone out there who scowls when […]
The most abundant species on the African plains, you can’t drive far into the bush without running into a zebra or two or twenty. They’re beautiful, graphic, and the perfect muse for black and white photography – plus the babies are flat-out adorable. For those, like me, who […]
Scenes in silhouette are shrouded in drama and mystery, and more than a drop or two of romance. I love them for what I don’t see as much as for what I do. Sure you can see more when it’s light, but perhaps it’s the darkness that inspires […]
It was the end of our second hour driving down a pot-hole infested, rattle-the-teeth-out-of-my-head dirt road in Tanzania, and I was starting to feel as if my body was going to shake apart.
It’s a hot day in Tanzania, and you’re enjoying yourself at the neighborhood watering hole. You’re far from quenching your thirst when you hear a loud rustle in the brush behind you. Reflexively, you run behind a tree, not even bothering to see what caused all the ruckus. […]