Unsure of a career path to follow when I left school in 2012 I booked a one way ticket to Kenya. Here, like many before me I immediately fell in love with the continents people, wildlife and big horizons…so I stayed for a year and a half.
After an incredible four day camping trip to the Maasai Mara Game Reserve with a group of friends I knew I wanted to spend as much time as possible photographing Kenya’s wildlife. Realising I had to do this on a shoe string budget and with no work visa I was very fortunate to be given a volunteer role at Governor’s Safari Camp. Based in the heart of the Maasai Mara this was an incredible opportunity and I swapped undertaking camp duties (stock checking the spare parts of 50+ land rovers every month being a least favourite) for being able to spend 3-5 hours a day out on safari learning from their incredible guides.
Eager to build on the skills I was developing in Kenya and to turn photography in to a career I successfully applied for a place at Falmouth University to study Marine and Natural History Photography. After three great years in Cornwall and graduating with a First Class Degree I returned to Governor’s as their in house photographer early this year before working on my own projects in Ethiopia and Tanzania since then.
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