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Photographing Rhinos

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As I was winding up the fieldwork for Land of Giants, I shifted focus to another of Tsavo’s majestic inhabitants: Black Rhino. Tsavo West is a one of the most ruggedly wild and beautiful landscapes I have encountered in Africa, and a fitting bastion for these ancient mammals.

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BeetleCam turns 10!

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This month it is ten years since I finished building the first BeetleCam. At the time, I had no idea how much BeetleCam would go on to shape my career.

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Last photographs of the Elephant Queen

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F_MU1 was an incredible elephant. When I first saw her I was awestruck, for she had the most amazing tusks I had ever seen. If I hadn’t looked upon her with my own eyes, I might not have believed that such an elephant could exist in our world.

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Photographing Wildlife at Night in Liuwa Plain

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The low-light capabilities of modern cameras allow us to photograph wildlife in ways that would previously have been impossible. Over the last year or so, I have pushed my cameras to the limits in order to take striking images of nocturnal African animals.

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Lion Cub and the Supermoon Eclipse

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I am currently in South Luangwa National Park in Zambia. A month ago I found out I was going to be here during a “supermoon” total lunar eclipse. This would be the last opportunity to photograph such an occurrence for 18 years! I immediately set about planning how I could take a photograph of this […]

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BeetleCam Project Update

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Over the years BeetleCam has evolved a fair bit, and today I’m excited to announce the latest version of my remote camera buggy… the BeetleCam Hybrid! You’ll remember I developed the first BeetleCam back in 2009. BeetleCam allowed me to safely position my camera in front of potentially dangerous African animals, such as lions, elephants […]

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Luangwa Rains

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South Luangwa National Park, Zambia