Tough Papa Lion and Cute Cubs

It is amazing to me that the cutest, most adorable baby animals on earth come from some of the toughest looking parents. For example, take a look at this lion pride and their current dominant male father. The lion cubs are absolutely adorable. The father? Well, let’s just say his better days are behind him. [...]

How Close?

When I talk to people about what it is like on an African photo safari, one of their first questions is wanting to know how close the animals get to the vehicles.
The answer?
CLOSE!
The thrill of having a leopard walk by your front bumper or a lion lean up against your door is undeniably cool. The [...]

Life on the Mara River, Tanzania

At the northern end of the Serengeti in Tanzania lies the Mara River. The annual wildebeest migration crosses over the Mara river as it heads to the Southern grasslands in Tanzania. The Mara River is an intriguing place because over 1 million animals have to cross the river, and there is a huge predator population [...]

New article on Africa

Just finished up writing a new article on photo safaris for the Nikonians eZine. Check it out!
http://blog.nikonians.org/archives/2010/03/ezine_45_space_shuttle_commander.html#more
or
http://www.niknians.org/ezine/eZine45.pdf