Category : Trip Reports

Nyungwe 2012
10:47 , March 22, 2012
Posted in: Blog, Nyungwe

After three fantastic days with the gorillas (read blog HERE) I had some time to test out the photo opportunities in Nyungwe and Akagera. These destinations are unknown by most photographers, but within a few years, they will become much more popular. Nyungwe especially, is one of Africa’s hidden natural wonders, and is highly recommended [...]

New Zealand #1
10:18 , March 11, 2012
Posted in: Blog, Trip Reports

This is the first trip report from the photo expedition in November 2011 to New-Zealand, four sub-antarctic islands and Tasmania. Day 1 – 15.11.2011 After a long flight from Oslo to New Zealand, we arrive at Christchurch on the South Island. This city, in the past year, has been plagued by two large earthquakes, and [...]

Rwanda 2012
00:24 , March 9, 2012

Below is the first blog posting from the photo safari to Rwanda in February 2012. If you would like to read more information about similar photo safaris to Rwanda you can go HERE.   Day 1 – 17.02.2012 Eight photographers, seven from Norway and one from Denmark connected in the evening at Kigali airport. After [...]

Masai Mara 2011 #2
09:21 , October 27, 2011

Here’s the second trip report from this autumn’s two photo safaris to Masai Mara in Kenya. This safari was from 6–12 September 2011.   Day 1 – 07.09.2011 Group # 2 with 9 photographers (7 from Norway and 2 from UK) arrived Masai Mara around 11:00. After meeting the guides and drivers, we headed to [...]

Masai Mara 2011 #1
16:08 , October 6, 2011

This is the first trip report from this autumn’s two photo safaris to Masai Mara in Kenya. The first safari was from 1–7 September 2011.   Day 1 – 02.09.2011 The first group of eight Norwegian photographers and I arrived at Masai Mara via a small aircraft at 09:00. We met our local Masai guides [...]

Magical Masai Mara
09:23 , January 28, 2011
Posted in: Blog, Kenya

Here's my final report from the African safari just before Christmas. Our last stop was Masai Mara, where we checked out a camp we planned to use as a base for future photo safaris to this area. And yes, our expectations were definitely met! Our small aircraft flew directly from the Samburu to Masai Mara, [...]

Oryx rut in Samburu
01:23 , December 30, 2010
Posted in: Blog, Kenya

Just before Christmas I was lucky enough to experience and photograph Oryx rut in Samburu National park (in northern Kenya). Actually I went there (along with my friend Bent Olsen) fully intending to photograph leopards, but it was the Oryx which interested me the most on this safari. One afternoon we saw a herd of [...]

Gorillas in Rwanda
09:35 , December 23, 2010

I'm now back from a successful photo safari to Africa. This time we started in Rwanda with an intense two day trek looking for gorillas in the Volcano National Park, on the border to Uganda and the Congo. The agenda for both days called for a relatively medium length 1.5 hour walk each way. This [...]