June 2021 - It was a pleasure to photograph some of the new clothing line for For Rangers Adventures. For Rangers Adventures is a travel agency in partnership with For Rangers. They donate 40% of their profits to support the areas you visit while on safari and to support the rangers that fight to protect Africa's wildlife. There has never been a better company to go on safari with where your travel makes a genuine difference to wildlife and livelihoods in Africa. 
May 2021 - It was an honour to partner with Asilia Africa & The Serengeti Cheetah Project at Namiri Plains in May. Today, Africa is home to only 7,100 individuals. They have disappeared from over 90% of their historical ranges as competition for land continues to rise. Cheetahs are perhaps the least adaptive to shrinking habitats of the big cats because larger predators put them and their cubs at significant risk. The Serengeti Cheetah Project found that in the past, cheetahs positioned themselves in further off regions in ecosystems, away from concentrated game where lion and hyena dominate. They also found that only 5% of cheetah cubs survive their first two years, and this figure is decreasing because they are forced into areas with greater competition due to human encroachment on habitat. Their dedicated research can lead to a fine-tuned conservation strategy to better protect cheetahs across Africa as we advance into a more uncertain future. 
I will be releasing new photographs with 20% of the proceeds going to support the amazing work The Serengeti Cheetah Project are doing to secure a future for cheetah.
April 2021 - It was an honour to partner with Tsavo Trust again in April. We spent a week following Dida, the largest and one of the oldest female elephants in all of Africa. I first saw her 2017 and Richard (Founder & CEO, Tsavo Trust) mentioned that he thought she would not live for much longer. After being blessed with good raining seasons, it was a dream come true to meet her again. A portrait will be released this year with 20% of the proceeds in support of the Tsavo Trust. Without the dedicated efforts from the Tsavo Trust, Dida as well as the other tuskers living in Tsavo are likely to not still be with us today.
January 2021 - It was an honour to have partnered with Tsavo Trust in January. We shared some incredible moments with some of the largest elephants on the planet. The Tsavo Trust was founded in 2013 with the sole purpose of protecting these last giants of Tsavo. There are thought to be only 25 super tuskers left on the continent with the majority living within the Tsavo Ecosystem. 
TT have played a key role in supporting the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) to successfully reduce poaching within the Tsavo's by more than 70%. TT now pay a huge role alongside the KWS in the monitoring and security of Tsavo's black rhino population. TT also provide support to neighbouring communities that border the National Park and now, over $1m has been fed into these communities. TT have set up and play a stewardship role in developing 2 community conservancies that border the National Parks.
At a later date, I will releasing prints with 20% in support of the Tsavo Trust.
January 2021 - "A Duel at Dusk" was awarded with an Honourable Mention in the Monochrome Photography Awards, The International Black and White Photography Competition. 
January 2021 - It was a privilege to have been asked to photograph the New Land Rover Defender on Borana Conservancy for Land Rover UK, Land Rover Kenya and Tusk Trust.
In 2019, Land Rover brought the prototype to Borana to test across the challenging terrain and make a teaser film. We hope that Land Rover will return to make a new film of the production model in its element.
December 2020 - I am proud to have partnered with Reteti Elephant Sanctuary in Samburu, Kenya this December. In 2021, there will be a print release in support of the sanctuary and the surrounding communities.
Reteti is the first Community Owned and Run Elephant Sanctuary in Africa. Reteti takes in Orphaned and Abandoned Elephant calves with the aim of releasing them back into the wild.
The elephant in the photo below is called Long’uro and I had the pleasure of meeting him during the few days I spent there. Long'uro is a true survivor - he was found stuck in a well with much of his trunk missing to a hyena. Once he safely made it back to Reteti Elephant Sanctuary, his journey to recovery began immediately. ⁠

Today he is learning to browse and drink with his short little trunk and the keepers are confident that one day he will make it back into the wild. ⁠Due to his challenges, a location with the correct vegetation will be crucial for him to thrive, but for now he has lots of time too practise within the care of the sanctuary. 
December 2020 - I am thrilled to join some of the world's most renowned photographers in the new Art for Wildlife Rangers sale hosted by Global Wildlife Conservation, Natural State and Tusk.
Rangers protect 30% of the planet, and are critical to helping us address the twin crises of climate change and species extinctions. But the pandemic has been devastating for rangers in Africa. Their salaries have drastically been cut, many of them have been furloughed, leaving wildlife and local communities vulnerable and unprotected.
Together with more than twenty leading photographers, I am selling prints to support ranger teams in Africa that have been most severely hit. 100% of proceeds will be contributed to the Ranger Fund to support rangers on the ground, providing a lifeline to their communities as well as iconic wildlife. All print sales will be matched by the Scheinberg Relief Fund to double your generous contribution
To see more photos and make a purchase, visit: artsy.net/rangers
November 2020 I am delighted to announce that I am now officially represented by Isabella Garrucho Fine Art in Greenwich, Connecticut, US.

I am thrilled to be working with such a fantastic gallery that represents some of the most well known and sought after photographers, painters and sculptors in the world including Terry O'Neil, Tyler Shields, Jimmy Nelson, Dean West, Paul Manes and Won Lee.

I could have never imagined to be working with such a well regarded gallery or be associated with such class leading artists at the age of 24.

I would like to personally thank the gallery owners, Isabella and Alex for giving me this opportunity and for the invaluable advice they have given me so far. Isabella and Alex share my passion for conservation and have generously agreed to match my donations. A total of 20% of sales will be donated to organisations working on the ground to protect the very animals portrayed in my photographs

I would also like to thank Leslie at Cricket Fine Art who I have been working with for the past three years for also matching the donations to charity. 

Collectively, we hope that my work will make a genuine difference in protecting Africa's remaining wildlife and wilderness areas and also inspire and connect people to take action for themselves. 
October 2020 - I am proud to have supported Giraffe Conservation Foundation with a print sale during October 2020 with 100% of the proceeds going to the foundation. 
September 2020 - I am proud to have supported Save the Rhino International in a print sale. I am thrilled that 28 out of 30 prints were sold during the sale with 100% of the proceeds going to Save the Rhino International. 
August 2020 - It was fantastic to receive such a coverage in the Chiiz Photography Magazine. The Magazine has readers across 15 countries and so it is a privilege to have received two full pages in the Magazine.
July 2020 - I am very proud to have been invited to be a part of "Prints for Wildlife". Prints for Wildlife is a collaboration of over 70 World Renowned Wildlife Photographers who have come together to raise money for African Parks Network through selling prints. Within the first 3 days, we collectively raised over $175,000, 100% of which is going to African Parks Network, so they can continue their efforts in protecting Wildlife and People in Africa. Currently the initiative has raised over $430,000 as of 14th August. 
By the end of 2019, African Parks are managing 17 parks across 11 Countries in Africa covering over 13.3 million hectares! This is the largest and most ecologically diverse amount of land under protection for any one NGO on the continent. 
May 2020 - I am very proud to be a part of this great new initiative set up by Safari Guides in Kenya. Prints for Conservation was set up during the Covid-19 Pandemic to support organisations that are feeling the effects and need more help than ever before as the wildlife's safety is put under increasing pressure with reduced amounts of funding. Proportions of the profits of each sale go directly to selected Conservation Organisations in Kenya. A different Organisation is selected each month. So far, we have collectively raised money for The Tsavo Trust & For Rangers.
January 2020 - I am thrilled to announce that "The Baron of Borana" has received an Honourable Mention in The Monochrome Awards 2019 - The International Black & White Photography Competition. 
June 2019 - I am delighted to have been asked to write an article for the Outdoor Photography Magazine in the June issue. The featured photograph is "The Big Friendly Giant".
April 2019 - "Drought" was Published in Breathe Magazine after receiving an Award in the Outdoor Photographer of the Year 2018 Competition. 
February 2019 - I am delighted to announce that "Drought" was one of three photographs to be Commended in the Wildlife Insight Category of the Outdoor Photographer of the Year Competition. There were over 20,000 entrants from over 60 countries. 
January 2019 - I am so delighted and proud to have been awarded Three Honourable Mentions in the Monochrome Awards 2018 - The International Black & White Photography Competition.​​​​​​​
The Big Friendly Giant
The Big Friendly Giant
Drought
Drought
Road Block
Road Block
December 2018 - "Drought" was Shortlisted for the Winner of the Monthly BBC Discover Wildlife Your Shots Competition & Published in the December BBC Wildlife Magazine December Issue.
November 2018 - WFN's 25th Anniversary Hope Gala
I am extremely proud to have supported The Whitley Fund For Nature by donating "The Big Friendly Giant" (in standard size) for their WFN 25th Anniversary Dinner in the Natural History Museum.  It is an honour to have my work seen by the likes of Sir David Attenborough who is the patron of the charity and I am so pleased that the money raised is going to such a good cause and am also so proud to raise awareness for the Tsavo Trust who work tirelessly to protect these last Big Tuskers of Africa. 
The evening was a great success and I am extremely pleased that "The Big Friendly Giant" Sold for £4,100 on the evening.
October 2018 - Published in Nomad Magazine Africa.
May 2018 - The Tsavo Trust, Big Tuskers and Conservation in Kenya: a talk by James Lewin.
The evening was a great success and it was such a pleasure sharing my passion with about 100 people as well as raising over £1000 on the evening in aid of the Tsavo Trust.
I look forward to more speeches in 2019 in order to raise awareness for African Wildlife while also raising money to support the Tsavo Trust to ensure protection of the last true gene pool for Big Tusker Elephants in Africa.
November 2017 - My Series - "A Land Where Giants Exist" was awarded an Honourable Mention in the Neutral Density Photography Awards 2017.
© James Lewin Photography 2018-2021
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