A Bit About Me

Trai is a truly inspirational natural history photographer, filmmaker and tutor. She leads joyful and ethical photographic adventures around the world, bringing her unique blend of approachability, expertise and creativity to each and every client she works with. Learning photography on safari with Trai is an exhilarating and enriching experience, and her guests return to travel with her time after time.

As an active supporter of conservation, climate and communities wherever she works, Trai donates her time, resources, films, photography and funding to chosen charities.  Beneficiaries to date include the Mara Predator Conservation Programme, The Maa Trust and Gorilla Doctors in Africa, and Friends of Red Kites and Northumberland Wildlife Trust in her home region of Northumberland, England.

As well as an internationally exhibited photographer Trai is also a well-loved broadcaster who presented environment, weather and natural history for the BBC for 13 years.  In addition she has designed training programmes and workshops in Media Production for Channel 4 TV network in the UK and Princeton University in the US.


Why Book with Wildlife Trails?

We Are Pioneers In Wildlife Travel

Over the last 20 years, we have pioneered some utterly unique wildlife destinations, including river drifts in the Bella Coola valley and polar bear safaris with the Inuit off Baffin Island.

Science At The Heart Of Planning

As scientists, photographers and wildlife lovers, we take into account climatic changes, changes to migration routes and other environmental factors to maximise your wildlife encounters.

We Support Wildlife Warriors

For every new booking with Wildlife Trails we donate £100 to one of four wildlife charities who are outstanding in the field. They are the Raincoast Conservation Foundation, Gorilla Doctors, Panthera and Tiger Trails Foundation.