Kenya Trip Report

Published December 19th, 2013

Hearing the words 'Tanzania' or 'The Serengeti' or 'The Masai Mara' or 'Ngorongoro Crater' has always conjured up images in my mind from the books I have read or the countless nature documentaries I've seen. Sweeping plains, harsh sun, lions, wildebeest stampedes. Herds of zebra, elephants, Masai warriors, hyena's. Essentially east Africa is a photographers dream destination and one that most want to cross off their list. I was fortunate enough to do so myself recently when I visited Kenya's Masai Mara. It was everything I expected and more.

My time in Kenya was only to be short so in order to make the most of it there was no question about who I should arrange my tour with. I have traveled with Shem Compion and C4 Images and Safari's before (to Botswana in 2011) so the choice was easy. Shem was to be the guide on this tour along with another experienced South African photographer Albie Venter. Both great guys and full of enthusiasm and knowledge of Africa and photography . This par ...

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