Mark Fitzsimmons Photography
Mark Fitzsimmons Photography

Flying in Africa & MEP…

It’s great to be back in Africa. I’m currently spending time with the fantastic team at MEP (Mara Elephant Project) in the Masai Mara, Kenya. The MEP Method to protecting elephants in the greater Mara ecosystem includes anti-poaching patrols and rapid response units, elephant collaring, monitoring and research and human-elephant conflict mitigation. A mixture of land-use changes resulting from human population growth, deforestation and poaching for elephants’ valuable ivory is causing populations to dwindle. Humans are encroaching upon historic elephant rangelands, […]

Remembering Sudan…

Hello and welcome to my first blog post. I’m learning as I go! So after many years of travelling to Africa, I’ve finally managed to put my wildlife photography website together, I hope you’ve had a chance by now, to browse through the images. I’d like to take this opportunity to highlight that 5% of wildlife print sales are donated to the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust based in Nairobi, Kenya. The Trust is the most successful orphan-elephant rescue and rehabilitation program […]