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James Tyrrell

Photographic Guide/Media Team

James had hardly touched a camera when he came to Londolozi, but his writing skills that complemented his Honours degree in Zoology meant that he was quickly snapped up by the Londolozi blog team. An environment rich in photographers helped him develop the ...

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on THE WEEK IN PICTURES #400

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Mike Ryan
Explorer

Superb ! I can imagine the hours that went into producing that

James Tyrrell
Photographic Guide/Media Team

250 000, Mike… 😉

Marinda Drake
Master Tracker

Stunning video. Amazing top quality pictures. I still remember the first week in pictures when Tally started it.

James Tyrrell
Photographic Guide/Media Team

Almost seems like yesterday…

Ian Maclarty
Explorer

What a wonderful assembly of dedication and skill. Congratulations to all involved

James Tyrrell
Photographic Guide/Media Team

Thanks Ian! When are you back for a visit?

Keith Fincham
Explorer

Brilliant. Well done to all involved.

James Tyrrell
Photographic Guide/Media Team

Thanks Keith. I’ll pass on your regards to the team!

Ivy Wilensky
Digital Ranger

Absolutely stunning!

James Tyrrell
Photographic Guide/Media Team

Thanks Ivy!

Gillian Lacey
Explorer

Wonderful! – Its another wet Friday afternoon in the UK and TWIP always marks the start of the weekend. Looking forward to No. 500 already!!

James Tyrrell
Photographic Guide/Media Team

So are we Gillian!

Karen Hart
Digital Ranger

Magnificent video and article. Bravo! Each day your wonderful write-ups and photographs allow me, for a short time, to return to South Africa, to hear it, to smell it, to experience once again free wildlife. Thank you.

James Tyrrell
Photographic Guide/Media Team

Thanks Karen.
When are you coming for a proper visit?

Karen Hart
Digital Ranger

13 May 2020 And can’t wait … 269 days 😉

Doug Hammerich
Senior Digital Ranger

Wonderful presentation! Thanks.

James Tyrrell
Photographic Guide/Media Team

Sure thing Doug. More toe come…

Carolyn Whitaker
Digital Ranger

Phenomanal! Brought tears to my eyes.

James Tyrrell
Photographic Guide/Media Team

We have a couple more videos in the pipeline Carolyn so keep checking in…

Today’s blog is awesome James!!! Brings back great memories of my two visits……Londoz is the best!!!

James Tyrrell
Photographic Guide/Media Team

Thanks Patricia. Glad you liked it 🙂

Wow – Cherry on the Top of 400 x TWIP and thank you so much Londolozi!

James Tyrrell
Photographic Guide/Media Team

You’re welcome Jennifer. The wonderful thing is TWIP will only continue from here. What’s next?!?!

Kate Macwilliam
Explorer

Awesome pictures! Love the pangolin shot.

James Tyrrell
Photographic Guide/Media Team

Xollins! That was indeed a special shot. Dean de la Rey for the win…!

Judith Slocum
Digital Ranger

Wow, what an incredible video! Thank you!

James Tyrrell
Photographic Guide/Media Team

You’re welcome Judith. We’ll put out some more highlights pictures soon…

Denise Vouri
Guest contributor

Wow! Thanks for such an amazing video that transported me back to such happy memories. I appreciate all the time the team put in to make this video. As an aside, if everyone could experience a safari, we wouldn’t have to work so hard to protect our animals and their environment, perhaps….

James Tyrrell
Photographic Guide/Media Team

I couldn’t agree more…

Mary Beth Wheeler
Guest contributor

400! What an extraordinary feat! Just the continuity, the consistency of the effort is, in itself, inspiring in today’s world of speed, disappearing messages and ever-changing approaches! Add to that the images, the stories, the massive effort – you are all to be praised and feted, James especially, for putting it altogether dah after day! Congratulations!

James Tyrrell
Photographic Guide/Media Team

Thanks Mary Beth, it’s very much a team effort though…

Joan Schmiidt
Digital Tracker

James, that’s a lot of hours in the bush. Glad you make it possible for all of us to enjoy🤗

James Tyrrell
Photographic Guide/Media Team

We like keeping people connected Joan 😉

Chelsea Allard
Senior Digital Ranger

Loved every minute of it. Every time you release a video it makes the hairs on the back of my neck stand up in the best way. Everything about Londolozi is world class, and it shows. Somehow even after following along in some capacity for years, I always forget TWIP is on Friday, so when it shows up in my inbox I get a happy surprise. Keep up the amazing work!

James Tyrrell
Photographic Guide/Media Team

Thanks Chelsea.
We’re already planning our 500th TWIP video… 😉

Andrew & Daniel Bolnick
Senior Digital Ranger

Total enjoyment. Thanks to everyone. I will reply and hit the pause button many times. Great content. Londolozi is by far the #1 Safari Lodge. It provides an experience of mind and body like no other lodge. It’s the commitment to all that is possible. Thank you

James Tyrrell
Photographic Guide/Media Team

Thanks for the kind words!

Wendy Hawkins
Senior Digital Ranger

Oh my goodness me, I could have watched an hour of that, far too short!! Thank you & congratulations & I hope to be around for the next 400 🙂 been there since 73 🙂 Well done to you all

James Tyrrell
Photographic Guide/Media Team

HI Wendy.
Well there are 73 that are still up on the blog so you can easily back date and check them out…! 🙂

Michael & Terri Klauber
Guest contributor

All we can say is WOW! What a great video and totally amazing images & video footage. We know how much you all agonize over the 100’s TWIP. We wonder who had the most images in this one???? 😉

James Tyrrell
Photographic Guide/Media Team

Haha Michael it was pretty random. I literally just went back through the last 100 weeks, picked all the standouts (there were over 450!!!) and then just slotted random ones in to the music. Probably three quarters of the 450 didn’t even make it. We’ll run another highlights post in the next week or two to try make up the difference…

Victoria Auchincloss
Senior Digital Ranger

From the first we went on a safari at Londolozi, I was stunned, impressed and astonished! Not only was I stunned by the animals we met, how in the world do they track and drive and on top of that find their way around. They are stars!! Victoria

Bob & Lucie Fjeldstad
Guest contributor

Wonderful James, you are THE maestro at these recaps! Excellent choice of images & videos and perfectly sync’ed to the music!!!

James Tyrrell
Photographic Guide/Media Team

Thanks guys. The real thanks must go to all the photo contributors though!

Marc Grawunder
Explorer

Stunning video. Thanks for all the hard work over the years!

James Tyrrell
Photographic Guide/Media Team

Glad you liked it Marc!

Michael Kalm
Guest contributor

WOW! – I regret that I can’t think of anything stronger to say than that! Just WOW!!

James Tyrrell
Photographic Guide/Media Team

Glad you liked it Michael!

Suzanne Gibson
Guest contributor

Can’t believe it’s been running that long, like many others I remember when it began and look forward to it every Friday. As Duncan says, it keeps us connected , however many miles away we are. Thank you so much to all of you for giving us this wonderful connection.

James Tyrrell
Photographic Guide/Media Team

You’re welcome Suzanne. Yip, 8 years! Hard to believe!

James Tyrrell
Photographic Guide/Media Team

You’re welcome Suzanne! Keep checking in every Friday!

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