Born in Zimbabwe I and having spent most of my life in this part of Africa I have a love for adventure, arid bushlands and sleeping under the stars with a fire for security.
Much of my work, from photography and film to remote logistics and counter poaching operations and training has been in hostile environments where intensive planning and preparation are the difference between success and failure and in some cases between life and death.
After completing my BA (hons) in Photography and New Media at London College of Music and Media I returned to Africa to pursue a life of conservation and went on to complete my South African FGASA (field guides) qualification in 2007 and 2008.
Since those early days I have travelled, photographed and conducted anti poaching missions from Lake Kariba to the Malian Gourma region and the jungle of the Central African Republic.
I have a spirit for adventure and am normally happiest when I am adventuring on my BMW F800R. Always excited for a new experience and will say yes to practically anything. It is this spirit of adventure which was me added as a last minute team member to Antarctica where I spent a month on the ice with a South African research team.
Back home in Zimbabwe I am the managing director of a non profit, Kariba Conservation Programme which focuses on community led conservation and community development interventions.
Currently I carry out counter poaching training conservation missions in conservation areas and photographic and film contracts for conservation organisations whilst furthering my education with an MSc in risk analysis, crisis and disaster management at the university of Leicester, UK.
Every year I carry out a few select photographic expeditions in my beloved Zimbabwe, Kenya and soon to be Central African Republic. So join me if you would like to have an unfiltered Africa experience way off the beaten track.
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Riding my blue and white F800R BMW, who I have aptly named Kayleigh, or 'Ceilagh' (I like to think of her as a fiery Celtic) from London to Edinburgh I ate up the miles on the empty highway For me riding a motorbike creates a sense of freedom like no other form of...
With sweat rolling down my brow from the near 100 percent humidity in the forest and the smell of damp and decay in my nostrils I was concentrating on keeping my footing as we moved along in single file along elephant paths crowded in from both sides by rapidly...
Imagine my surprise when I saw first a human hand and then a head peer with panic around the wall! Oh my God someone is wedged in there with those two terrifying creatures! I dashed around and into the kitchen to see him attempting to clamber over the stove which has now been ripped away from it’s place in the wall. Helping him clamber over and avoid those massive teeth – it was truly a wonder that he hadn’t been sliced to shreds – I actually managed to ask him what the heck he was doing in the kitchen.
I have rewritten this piece so many times, but how do you make an anti poaching operation sound interesting and full of action? So I decided I am just going to tell it like it is. I hope that I can put across the dangers, boredom and thrill which an anti poaching...
I met Ant Elton (the owner and head guide of River Horse Safari's) whilst anti poaching in Matusadona, Kariba through a mutual friend. My camera is never far from So with this in mind I ended up on my first corporate job, paddling down the Zambezi with my...
Last night I arrived at Tashinga, and made a decision, which turned out to be correct that my lodge fridge would not have been turned on so I decided to camp on the bank of the Ume point before venturing down the following morning. To give you an idea of what my luck...