Cheetahs are stunningly beautiful creatures. These sleek speed machines have evolved to hunt in the daytime while their larger and more powerful relatives (lions and leopards) are snoozing and overheating. However, like all big cats, they still like a good kip given half a chance.

Here are some of my chilled cheetahs:


The reason for the Kenya trip was a recce for our 2013 photo / video safari, which is a collaboration between us at Hawk’s Head Photography and Trai Anfield at Enlightened Media. Trai is a video journalist and presenter of BBC Radio 4′s ‘Living World’. She’s joining us to teach the video side of things as well as photography. We’ll have more information on the web sites when we’ve sorted the safari information out.