2016 was another fabulous year on safari! I thought I’d collect some of my images and a short film I made together in one blog post to show you what an awesome spectacle the Masai Mara is and what fun we had photographing the incredible wildlife. 2017 will be our fourth year of running this incredible safari. If you like what you see, why not come with us in 2017 or 2018?

Here’s the short film I made about our trip. Amazing animals, great company and awesome memories. Best viewed in full HD and with the sound cranked up!

And here are a few of the many images. Hope you enjoy them!
Kaleel

Cheetah, having just killed a young wildebeest

Cheetah, having just killed a young wildebeest – Lemek Conservancy

A group of zebras at a waterhole

A group of zebras at a waterhole – Enonkishu Conservancy

Sunsets in the Mara are awesome, not least because of the trees

Sunsets in the Mara are awesome, not least because of the trees – Lemek Conservancy

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Sun shade – Mara North Conservancy

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When was the last time you cleaned your ears?! – Mara North Conservancy

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Another magnificent Mara sunset – Mara North Conservancy

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The Milkyway from our camp. Part of a timelapse I was shooting – next to Enonkishu Conservancy

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That’s gotta hurt – Masai Mara National Reserve

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Lioness on the prowl – Ol Chorro Conservancy

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Bitey – Masai Mara National Reserve

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Baby hippo having a laugh – Enonkishu Conservancy

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This is actually a frame-grab from the 4K film footage in the Kenya video, which was mostly shot in 4K on a Nikon D500 – Masai Mara National Reserve

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Cute cubs – Lemek Conservancy

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Supermodel – Masai Mara National Reserve

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Hide & seek part 1 – Masai Mara National Reserve

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Hide & seek part 2 – Enonkishu Conservancy

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Family portrait – Lemek Conservancy

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Chin rest – Lemek Conservancy

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I finally got my hippo on the camera trap! Glad I wasn’t this close in person… – Enonkishu Conservancy

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Trunk and twig – Ol Chorro Conservancy

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Baby zebras are so cute – Masai Mara National Reserve

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Wildebeest river crossing – Masai Mara National Reserve

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Acacia tree breakfast – Mara North Conservancy

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Spiderman! This is a red headed agama lizard – Mara North Conservancy

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Cheetahs on the hunt – Masai Mara National Reserve

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Dik dik, the best named antelope! – Ol Chorro Conservancy

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Zebras on the march in Enonkishu Conservancy

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Did I mention the sunsets? – Lemek Conservancy

Why not come with us in 2017 or 2018?