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Introducing BeetleCopter and Camtraptions

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Happy New Year everyone! First of all, sorry for the lack of updates to this blog. Since returning from Zambia in August, a couple of projects have been keeping me rather busy: BeetleCopter and Camtraptions. BeetleCopter is the next instalment of the BeetleCam Project. I have built a remote-control multirotor copter for my camera (actually, […]

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Luangwa Rains

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South Luangwa National Park, Zambia

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Wildlife of the Cayman Islands

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Earlier this year I visited the Cayman Islands and spent just over a week photographing the islands’ varied wildlife. These small specks of land in the northwest Caribbean formed millions of years ago and were gradually populated by castaways. Over huge periods of time, these animals and plants evolved into a host of unique species, […]

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September in South Luangwa

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So this is my first proper post from Africa! I have been in Zambia for two months and I’ve been keeping myself busy! August was taken up with buying a capable 4×4 and moving into our new house in Katete. Once set-up I was then able to get on with the important task of photographing […]

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I’m moving to Africa!

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I have some exciting news… I am moving to Zambia! I am going to be spending the next year travelling around Zambia and some of the neighbouring countries. I am looking forward to getting stuck in to some serious, in-depth photography projects!

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BeetleCam vs the Lions of the Masai Mara

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In 2009 we embarked on a project to take close-up, wide-angle photographs of African animals. To accomplish this we created BeetleCam, a small remote control buggy with a DSLR camera mounted on top. Filled with trepidation, we boarded a plane bound for Tanzania. We had little idea what to expect… would BeetleCam survive? It was […]

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BeetleCam is Back Teaser

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If the video does not appear below, watch it on Vimeo: BeetleCam is Back Teaser BeetleCam is a remote control buggy with a DSLR camera mounted on top. I created the first BeetleCam in 2009 in order to take close-up, wide-angle photographs of dangerous African animals. You can find out more about the initial project […]