Tanzanian Tented Camps

When people are considering going on a safari, one of the questions they commonly ask is, “what are the tent camps like?”
Their concern usually revolves around uneasiness about how rustic the sleeping arrangement will be or how exposed to the elements they’ll be. Rest assured that the accommodations are far from terrible! The reality is [...]

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. [...]

May 2012 Tanzanian Photo Safari

We are headed out to Tanzania in May 2012 for another incredible adventure. Our November 2011 safari is completely sold out so we’ve added a new safari at a different time of year. May brings the wildebeest rut and all the photo opportunities that come with it.
Lodging is phenomenal (top notch) and the food is [...]

Great Wildebeest Migration

Each time we go to Tanzania, one of our main goals is to photograph the great migration. Literally, millions of animals participate in this spectacle that brings them through the Serengeti and through the two great East African nations of Tanzania and Kenya.
The difficult part of planning trips to Tanzania is that you never know [...]

Same Photo, Two Views

The iconic image in Tanzania is the acacia tree at sunrise or sunset. Every time I go on Safari, I work to find different variations of this theme. Sometimes I succeed, sometimes I don’t. Gotta keep trying!
The two images below are from the same photograph. The bottom image is the original and the top image [...]

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 [...]