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Cheetah Collaring in the Mara–A Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience

This past March I was lucky to be able to observe a cheetah collaring in the Mara. I was staying at Kicheche Valley Camp in the Naboisha Conservancy and while out on a game drive, […]

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Kenya Safari with NJ Wight

Wild! Adventure: A 10 Day Kenya Safari with Photographer NJ Wight New dates added: June 28-July 8th, 2018 March 2-March 12, 2017: SOLD OUT!  Join me in  2018 for a fabulous small group, 10 night […]

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Masai Mara Musings

The Masai Mara on my Mind “If I have ever seen magic, it has been in Africa.” John Hemingway It has been a busy few months with travel that started with Kenya’s Masai Mara this […]

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Safari Silhouettes

“Here I am, where I ought to be.” Karen Blixen, Out of Africa Capturing Iconic Safari Silhouettes African sunrises and sunsets are deeply emotional. This magical time of day awakens a deep-rooted desire for peace […]

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World Rhino Day 2016

A mountainous marvel of animal engineering, the rhinoceros is like no other. Leathery and lined, massive and muscled, his noble horn a cautionary prelude to a quiet, determined stare. The rhino is at once, a […]

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Jackson’s Chameleon: Love at First Sight

Jackson’s Chameleon: The Three Horned Chameleon When I travel to Africa and meet my guides for the first time, one of the first questions they ask is, What are you hoping to see?  Expecting to […]

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The Texture of Elephants: Living Landscapes in Nature


When I dream of Africa, I dream of elephants. Wrinkled and rough. Creased and crusted. These thundering giants with gentle eyes captivate and hold tight in our imaginations. Even if you have never seen one, your mind likely paints a picture of this unique and massive creature quite easily. And yet, if you have been lucky enough to get up close, you might be hard pressed to find the words to describe it…

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Hornbills Make Me Happy!

The Lion King’s Zazu was based-on the unusual red-billed hornbill-an African icon and a whole lot of fun to photograph!

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