New ebook: on African Elephant / Conservation

New ebook: on African Elephant / Conservation

A new – and free – 51 page ebook about elephants is available for download from iTunes. Rich in media including video the ebook aims to explain the distribution, physiology and social life of this long-lived, intelligent animal.  You will see the elephant living its natural life in original photography and video clips. Given the…
Review of 5 Elephants by Rob Laidlaw

Review of 5 Elephants by Rob Laidlaw

One of my most memorable zoo visits was to Toronto Zoo in 2012 with the Zoocheck Canada director, Rob Laidlaw. It was a great experience to see African Elephants, Toka, Thika and Iringa before they travelled across Canada and USA to their new abode at the Performing Animal Welfare Sanctuary in San Andreas, California. In…
Review – Stealth Gear one man photographic hide

Review – Stealth Gear one man photographic hide

I’ve never used a professional portable photographic hide before for wildlife photography. For me a bit of camo netting is quick and easy to use and light to carry and if you can find some suitable branches you can usually make a pretty efficient makeshift hide. It was with some trepidation that I chose to…
David Attenborough’s Natural Curiosities

David Attenborough’s Natural Curiosities

David Attenborough is back on prime time TV with his BBC series Africa. But his fans need not be disappointed when the series comes to a close as he has a brand new series starting later this month on Eden. Called Natural Curiosities the series is exclusive to Eden. Starting on 29th January Sir David…
From Whales to Rhinos the wars continue

From Whales to Rhinos the wars continue

Whale Wars on Animal Planet – part of the Discovery Channel and countless satellite and cable channels – has been a massive success with many viewers. It was only a question of time before that same formula was taken out to other endangered species. The fight to save the rhino is the next step for…
TV Review: Wild At Heart the final episode

TV Review: Wild At Heart the final episode

Finally I’ve had the time to catch up on some Christmas viewing through catch up TV. For me the highlight of the season had to be the final episode of Wild At Heart. It was a feature length 90 minute episode that finished a much loved series about a vet in Africa. The final episode…
Review: Hama Cable Release For Digital Cameras

Review: Hama Cable Release For Digital Cameras

The Hama cable release for digital cameras is a universal cable that has both benefits and negatives. If you are willing to make a few easy adjustments to your digital camera then it can be a really useful gadget especially if you are into digiscoping. If you use a compact digital camera for your digiscoping then keeping…