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 "A photograph has the power to be more than just a visually attractive image.

It can immortalise a moment, freeze a memory and capture the essence of a location, character or culture.  It has the ability to ignite someone's imagination, transporting them to a moment, place or experience.  It may evoke a reaction, feeling or emotion.

It can tell a story."


(Some of these blog posts were originally shared on my travel blog Destination Unknown. They include recaps and travel/photography tips of my photography based travels.)


18 Things You Might Not Know About Rwanda

May 06, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
You probably know that Rwanda is one of only three countries in the world where the critically endangered mountain gorilla lives. You've undoubtedly heard of the devastating genocide that took the lives of more than 800,000 people in just 100 days in 1994. And you are probably aware of its location as a land-locked country in east Africa. But do y...
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Know Before You Go: 14 Travel Tips for Madagascar

May 06, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
Influenced by its early Asian settlers and proximity to the African mainland, Madagascar has been ultimately – and uniquely – shaped by its geographical isolation. It’s the oldest and fourth largest island in the world, with the topographical and climatic diversity of a small continent. It’s an irresistible location for lovers of the great outdoor...
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Photographing Breaching Humpback Whales - Isle Sainte Marie, Madagascar

April 17, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
Madagascar is a great location to sight humpback whales, providing a great opportunity to watch their spectacular displays of strength and behaviour. It was one of the highlights of my first trip to Madagascar in August, 2015. The rain that has been falling consistently all morning begins to lighten as a patch of blue sky tries to break through th...
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