Botswana

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A Lion’s tail tale

Ma_LionCubs_0441On our just finished photo safari to Botswana, we were treated to the delightful sighting of a pair of 5-week-old lion cubs – seen up close for the first time – just learning to romp, and to interact with other lions. As you can see from this photo, one of the cubs was still a little long on curiosity and short on manners. Tiring of playing with sticks, he noticed the twitching tail of a much larger sub-adult male nearby, and decided to give it a go…. Read more »

Deluxe African Photo Safari -- Botswana December 2012

[Maximum 8 photographers, SOLD OUT]

If you'd like to see some of the best Africa has to offer, consider our September, 2013 trip to Zimbabwe and Zambia.

I'm pleased to announce our next trip back to the magical wildlife photography of the Okavango Delta and Linyanti/Savuti areas of Botswana. Once again we've been able to secure accommodations at several of the very best camps in the country--on private concessions in prime areas for photo safaris. We've made the trip modular so whether you only have a limited time to spend with us or the luxury of an extended safari you can participate. And we've added a special discount for non-shooting or casual shooting companions who don't need as much room and weight for camera gear. Read on to learn more...

Photo Ethics In The Field: My New Posting on B&H Insights Blog

There is a lot of discussion about the ethics of altering images in Photoshop. But even more important is how we as photographers act in the field. There are many ethical issues which arise whether you're doing travel, nature or wildlife photography.

Botswana & Zimbabwe Wildlife Photo Safari Trip Report & Images

Ma_Lion_10103It’s hard to believe that it has been a month since we got back from our photo safari to Africa. As I look at the images it seems like just yesterday. We had another wonderful trip with an excellent group of eight enthusiastic clients and my co-lead Dana Allen. In addition to returning to some of my favorite camps in the Okavango Delta of Botswana and the Kalahari Desert we visited Victoria Falls and Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe. …

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Key Wildlife Photo Tip: “Chance favors the prepared”

DJC_7809I’m just on my way back from a really fun and very productive photo safari to Botswana and Zimbabwe. Co-lead Dana Allen & I were joined by eight eager participants—some who had been to Africa with me before and some who had never been there. Everyone got amazing images and has plenty of sotries—we’ll be posting some of the images and relaying some of the stories in the coming weeks. Read more »