Even lions respect

Some are just best left alone… Masai Mara.View full post »

Walking with the animals

Masai bush guide taking a rest on top of the Mara escarpment after climbing up from the plains of the North ConservancyView full post »

Where pirates roam…

Along the East African coastline and in Zanzibar, the boat of choice is the centuries old dow. Somethings are best leftView full post »


Walking the paths of a small village in Zanzibar I was surprised to see the color of the red colored soil – it wasView full post »

Four Pigs in a Hole

Ugly is the new cute… Mama warthog and her babies heading into their “house” in the ground – anView full post »

Streets of Nairobi

Back in Nairobi to finish out my work here until May… where it is now summer and the rainy season is just aroundView full post »

The discussion

On Monday, despite the “blue norther” and being “cold as snot” we decided to go for a ride, myView full post »

Texas cold

A “blue norther” is blowin’ in tonight and time to get ready on the ranch… Captured with: fujiView full post »

Maddie at Sunset

Wrapped in a Masai blanket for warmth against the December weather of north Texas. Captured with: fuji xpro 1 @ 35mm f/1View full post »

Holidays in Texas

I was able to fly home for a two week respite from working in Kenya and spend the holidays with family in Texas. AView full post »

Alley through Time

A peek into a world that changes much slower than others… the Mercado of Addis Ababa. Captured with: fuji x pro-1View full post »

Injera Baskets

In Ethiopia, the staple bread with each meal is injera. It is a slightly sour tasting flat bread that has a spongyView full post »

The mercado, Addis Ababa

Just got back from a week of work in Ethiopia. Yesterday afternoon I got several hours off to explore the MercadoView full post »

No tusks…

Helen and I ran into this little fellow who was only 1-2 days old just before sunset on the Mara. We spent better partView full post »

Bridging Gaps

Technology can often times inhibit communication, especially between two very different cultures because of theView full post »

Little Tusks

Life is usually much simpler when you still have little tusks… Captured with: nikon d700 @ f/6.3, 1/640, 240mm,View full post »

Princess of Kazimkazi

Play is what you make of it. The essence of which is creativity. Children often exceed where adults frequently fail.  View full post »

Helen sur le Mara

Helen was a trooper on this adventure. She flew in 2 days after the attack in Nairobi… then off to Zanzibar andView full post »

Visit with the Masai

An image from our visit to a Masai village. Captured with: fuji xpro-1 @ 35mm, f/1.4, iso 200, 1/420th.View full post »

Safari sunset

Because of the vast plains of the Mara and the intermittent storms that inevitably boil up during the warm afternoons,View full post »

Zanzibar tough…

During our walk through the fishing village of Kazimkazi on the southern most tip of Zanzibar we ran into many childrenView full post »

I could hear him breathing

We saw leopards three different days we were on the Mara. Which is quite unusual. While visiting in May I caught aView full post »

Tender moment on Safari

I just got back from putting Helen on the plane back to Texas, which was hard to do after spending a wonderful 10 dayView full post »

Primary Care – Kazimkazi, Zanzibar, Tanzania

  Yesterday Helen and I spent the morning exploring the fishing village which was next to the lodge we were staying atView full post »

Zanzibar – Indian Ocean

Helen and I arrived in Zanzibar two days ago, escaping the tensions in Nairobi to arrive in this paradise destinationView full post »

Nairobi shattered…

Today we were once again reminded of the fragile state that we live in. Whether it be Aurora, Colorado or Nairobi, KenyaView full post »

Pumba on the run

I spent some time shooting some more impressionistic images while on safari. This requires a slow shutter speed, steadyView full post »

On Fire

Despite being in the heart of East Africa at Lake Naivasha, a group from Finland and NYC made it to the stage. That dayView full post »

Speaking with hands…

It may see a bit strange, but this is my favorite image from the trip to the Masai Mara in May, because it speaksView full post »

Rift Valley Music Festival

Friday night under the Acacia trees at the music festival on Lake Naivasha, Kenya was a crazy place to be…View full post »

Rift Valley – “Cradle of Man Kind”

Over the last several months there has been some momentum building and excitement over the upcoming Rift Valley FestivalView full post »

Not your average buffaloes…

On Sunday this past weekend I took a day off and revisited Mt. Longonot – a dormant volcano in the great RiftView full post »

On the hunt…

On the evening when we ran into the mama cheetah and her two cubs we first found them hunting into the wind for a smallView full post »

Flying into the Mara

Shooting images on the Mara can be challenging at times, because there is so much to do and see it can be difficult toView full post »

“The Ugly Five”

This was one of my favorite images from the trip to the Masai Mara in May. Mid week while I was there we made a tripView full post »

Zebra – Black & White or Color?

Zebras are fascinating photographically. They present such a unique mixture of contrasts with their stark black andView full post »