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I am an avid adventurer, conservationist, teacher, and outdoor photographer whose photography celebrates the African landscape and its rich wildlife, people, and culture. My photographic safaris allow my travelers to not only enhance their understanding of photography, lighting, and wildlife, but to develop a life-long admiration for Africa ‘s beauty and culture.

Banana Republic recently used my photographs as the cornerstone of their Urban Safari campaign, and my images were seen in all 750 stores around the globe, as well as in their billboards, catalogs and annual report. I was also the winner of the BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year in the ‘Wild Places’ category in 2008 and a highly commended in the ‘Creative Visions of Nature’ category in 2007.

I launched Gura Gear in 2008, in an attempt to deliver lightweight camera bags to the market. I was looking for a lightweight camera bag to hold all of my photographic gear, and there was nothing desirable on the market that suited my needs. After spending 2 years with many prototypes, the Gura Gear Kiboko bag was born. More products are now available on the Gura Gear web site.




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Heading back to Africa!

I am heading back to Africa this afternoon for another safari adventure. I am leading a safari for 10 people in the country of Botswana. We will be splitting our time between 3 camps, all in and around the Okavango Delta. I have a 3-day extension to Mombo at the end of the safari, which will certainly be a treat. We have scheduled a decent amount of helicopter time from my friend Peter Perlstein of Okavango Helicopters, and I hope we are able to come home with some great aerial wildlife shots. One can only hope.

I will have no access to email during my safari, so please understand that I will reply to all emails when I return.

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