YOUR ESCORTS ~ SCOTT DERE & TED SCHIFFMAN
~ OFFERING A UNIQUE PHOTOGRAPHIC SAFARI THROUGH KENYA FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS
Ted Schiffman has been a nature and wildlife photographer for 40 years. His photographs have been published by: the National Geographic Society, the American Museum of Natural History, the Smithsonian Institution, the Sierra Club, the World Wildlife Fund, the United States Department of Interior, encyclopedias Americana and Britannica, among many others. He has lectured at the American Museum of Natural History on the challenges facing the wildlife photographer while on assignment.
Ted has also participated in, photographed, and published work about wildlife research on endangered animal species: California condor, Florida panther, the Peregrine Falcon, and the lemurs of Madagascar. In addition, he has co-authored a book on backpacking photography, recently published “Treefrogs...prehistoric survivors with a global message,” and has published essays on polar bears, Bald Eagles, and wolves that have appeared in many newspapers. His prints are collected privately and by institutions and corporations throughout the United States and Europe. In 1972 he climbed to the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro, and is returning to East
Africa for his eleventh safari.
Scott Dere has a BFA in Fine Arts Photography from the School of Visual Arts in NYC, a Master of Photography from the PPA, The Professional Photographers of America, and is currently the President of the Professional Photographers of Greater New York. He runs a professional studio in New York and has photographed and run workshops in Yellowstone, the Grand Tetons, Alaska, the Galapagos Islands, Costa Rica, and is returning to Kenya as an instructor for this professional safari workshop seminar.
YOUR PROFESSIONAL NATURALIST ~ FRANCIS KITAYI
One of the best-known ornithologist naturalist guides in East Africa, Francis has shared his vast knowledge and passion of the region’s greatest assets with Audubon, Zoological and various other groups since 1980. Francis hails from the western province in Kakamega in Kenya and is of the Luhya tribe. He has become known as an extremely knowledgeable guide and a favorite of many of our clients, with a wealth of information on all aspects of Kenya, its people, geography, flora and fauna.