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Adjusting My Photography Game Plan

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I went into Kenya (I was there in August, 2020) with what I thought was a solid photography game plan: shoot in manual, keep the shutter speed dialed up (for fast moving sexy beasts), and adjust ISO/aperture as needed for light balancing. ...

The Audacity Of This B****!

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Behold, the regality of her ladyship, the Queen Cheetah (no relation to King Cheetah, which is an actual melanistic trait that very rarely manifests in cheetahs and I would love to see one day). She surveys her vast realm from atop a termite...

Flesh Eater’s Ball

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In August, I was lucky enough to be one of the first, if not the first, Americans allowed back into Kenya after they reopened from their covid lockdown. While in-country, we traveled to the Olare Motorogi Conservancy in western Kenya: home to...

Cristina Mittermeier Appreciation Post

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Today, I had the great fortune of listening to a Zoom call (brought to you by the wise wizards of Beneath The Waves) with NatGeo superstar, conservation champion, and all around bad ass Cristina Mittermeier. She was awesome in the ways that you...

The River Styx Keeps Her Dead

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The Great Migration is quite simply the greatest gathering of terrestrial megafauna in the world today. In a given day you can see hundreds of thousands of wildebeest not to mention the zebra and other grazers. And the vast majority will successfully...

24 Hours For A Covid Test

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I haven't had a minute to post on since I got back from Kenya. Yes, I actually made it and it wasn't easy. Within 24 hours of the time that we were to depart for Kenya, the Kenya government update their 'rona...

Kenya, You Bastards!

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Literally the day before I was to leave for Kenya, the Kenyan government changed the covid testing requirements. Previously, a negative test was required within 14 days of arrival. Now it is 96 hours! It was already 72 hours before arrival when I got the...

On Now: Sharks Of The Bermuda Triangle

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In May of 2019, I had the honor of being behind the scenes on a National Geographic shoot that resulted in a kick-ass show called Sharks Of The Bermuda Triangle. You can read the blog about it here - Beneath The Waves: ...

Kenya During Covid-19: Let’s Do This!

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I, the Original Mr. Homeboy, had big adventure plans for 2020. Kenya: to see the great migration of the Masai Mara Uganda: to trek with incredibly endangered mountain gorillas Seychelles: to dive in the pristine waters of the Indian ocean The 'rona, chiefest...

Pass On Passport Health

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Yo Holmes, when it comes to the adventure game I like to think that I carry a big bag of swag. And yet here I am like some kind of City Jim who is getting ready to take his first trip to Canada...