The rise of the tortoise mafia

Aaron Gekoski travelled to the sacred forests of southern Madagascar to witness one plodding animals’ rapid march to extinction.

Corruption and thievery: an unfortunate tale of travel in Africa

I’ve been to some pretty grim places, but never been anywhere quite as disgusting as the Komatipoort Border Post between South Africa and Mozambique. Coupled with a spate of thievery at O.R. Tambo International, this might just have been one of the worst trips of my life.

What's hiding beneath Lake Malawi?

A trip to Malawi is about more than just mountains, tea plantations and safaris. Here’s a look at some images taken from below the surface:

Entangled in Mozambique's shark nets

While shooting Shiver , a documentary on Mozambique’s shark finning crisis, filmmaker Aaron Gekosi found himself in the ultimate nightmare situation: entangled underwater in one of the shark nets they had come to document.

Capturing Africa’s underwater wonders

‘Smiling’ sharks, playful seals, and mysterious wrecks: Africa is home to some of the best diving in the world. Here are some of my photographs taken from around these shores over the last few years.

A photographic journey through Madagascar

To celebrate a new and exciting Photographic Tour that Gemma and I will be leading in Madagascar this February, we’d like to share some of our images from a recent trip.