Why wildlife photography is hard work
Lake Naivasha in Kenya is known for its 350 species of birds, an amazing number for a small lake if you consider that on the entire British Isles there's barely twice that amount. No surprise that Kenya is popular with bird watchers and wildlife photographers.
The secret to a good photo? It's time
When I went to Cairo to photograph belly dancing I didn’t know how welcome I'd be.
Waking up to Creation
“What the wilderness does, is present us with a blueprint of nature as it was after the creation, when all plants, trees and animals came straight from the hands of whatever it was that created them.”
Meeting paradise – and angry hippos – on an African lake
Lake Naivasha looks its best from the former home of Joy Adamson, the author of “Born Free”, who lived on the shore until her death in 1980.
Lights! Camera! Action!
At first sight, the vast square at the center of Marrakech is a complete tourist trap. A second look confirms that impression, with a crowd of snake-charmers, itinerant dentists, story-tellers, magicians and musicians in exotic costumes vying for your attention – and money.
The unlikely Friendship between a Leopard cub and a Porcupine
Only in Namibia can visiting a veterinarian turn into a wildlife experience.
Who says cats don’t like baths??
You've got mail! Here's how cheetahs send messages.
The fastest land animal on the planet, with top speeds of 60 mph, cheetahs hunt in open grasslands, where their speed can be used in full force. Photo Jochem Wijnands
Surrounded by hungry cheetahs I suddenly know what it means to be prey
‘Prrrrrrrr.’ A cheetah comes bounding up to me from behind. He licks my hands with his coarse tongue before nestling down behind me, still purring affectionately. “Don’t move,” warns Mario Nel of the Otjitotongwe Cheetah Farm.
This cheetah is thinking inside the box
Fighting temptation, a hungry cheetah at an animal farm near Otavi, a small town in Central Namibia, paces back and forth in front of the fence, keeping its eyes locked on the goats standing just out of reach.