Kenya . Maasai Mara . 2012

I came to Kenya to photograph and film a project together with my friend Joel Lim. This was the adventure we shared in Kenya - one of the most humbling yet motivating places you can ever visit.

 Shooting from the Ngong Hills and overlooking the Great Rift Valley.

Shooting from the Ngong Hills and overlooking the Great Rift Valley.

 Our crew for the project poses for a shot with our Toyota parked next to a Curio shop.

Our crew for the project poses for a shot with our Toyota parked next to a Curio shop.

 You’ll find no better view for a toilet.

You’ll find no better view for a toilet.

 The owner of this Curio shop sold me a carved wooden Rhino. I asked for a picture and exchanged it with Singapore dollar coin as a memento.

The owner of this Curio shop sold me a carved wooden Rhino. I asked for a picture and exchanged it with Singapore dollar coin as a memento.

 Joel (in blue) and me posing with the team at the Karen Blixen Museum in Kenya.

Joel (in blue) and me posing with the team at the Karen Blixen Museum in Kenya.

 When you have a 400mm L with you…

When you have a 400mm L with you…

 One of the percussionists we photographed for the project.

One of the percussionists we photographed for the project.

 The Great Rift Valley

The Great Rift Valley

 Marabou Stork resting on an Acacia tree.

Marabou Stork resting on an Acacia tree.

 Filming the African Sunset…

Filming the African Sunset…

 Joel filming the young Saningo just as the day breaks…

Joel filming the young Saningo just as the day breaks…

 A Maasai native looking at our time-lapse capture.

A Maasai native looking at our time-lapse capture.

 Maasai women collects water from a nearby river every morning.

Maasai women collects water from a nearby river every morning.

 Just as we entered the Maasai Mara National Reserve…

Just as we entered the Maasai Mara National Reserve…

 A female Topi and her calf.

A female Topi and her calf.

 A solitary Acacia tree.

A solitary Acacia tree.

 Safari vehicles crowded around to see this group of lion cubs…

Safari vehicles crowded around to see this group of lion cubs…

 … while their parents take shelter from the morning sun

… while their parents take shelter from the morning sun

 A portrait for Saningo.

A portrait for Saningo.

 A big stallion trying to keep up with a mare.

A big stallion trying to keep up with a mare.

 Nature’s Calling.

Nature’s Calling.

 Two alerted female Waterbucks. Males have long spiral horns that curve backwards.

Two alerted female Waterbucks. Males have long spiral horns that curve backwards.

 A female elephant having her morning snack. Both male and female African elephants have tusks.

A female elephant having her morning snack. Both male and female African elephants have tusks.

 Wilson and Saningo having a walk…

Wilson and Saningo having a walk…

 Wilson talks to Saningo about the Mara.

Wilson talks to Saningo about the Mara.

 Some new friends I made during a visit to a small Maasai village.

Some new friends I made during a visit to a small Maasai village.

 Nairobi National Park . The reserve within a city.

Nairobi National Park . The reserve within a city.

 Juvenile Giraffe . Nairobi National Park

Juvenile Giraffe . Nairobi National Park

 White Rhinos . Nairobi National Park .

White Rhinos . Nairobi National Park .

 Giraffe in the sunset . Nairobi National Park

Giraffe in the sunset . Nairobi National Park