Entries in the ‘Workshops’

Red Grouse-Entrusted Into Our Care

Filed in Articles, Places Of Interest, Workshops on Aug.09, 2019

They live in some of the harshest environments in the UK, once a year the heather there turns this wonderful colour, showing off the moorland habitat to its best. A true specialist of this environment, the Red Grouse is cruelty killed each year, forced from the ground by beaters, taking off in a blind panic and into the guns of paid shooters from a day they name the “Glorious Twelfth

Craig Jones Wildlife Photography


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Wildlife Photography – Composition

Filed in Photography Tips, Workshops on Jul.10, 2019

Simplicity is often the key to composing a successful photograph. A well composed image should never look cluttered, and the main focal point or subject should be obvious. When composing an image decide which parts of the scene are most important to you and try hard to exclude any elements that are not, or don’t have a role or detract from the composition you are trying to achieve.


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Ranthambhore – A Tiger Stronghold

Filed in Articles, Workshops on Apr.27, 2019

There is an aura of power and majesty about the Tiger, unchallenged while patrolling their territory. In the famous Jungle Book Rudyard Kipling acknowledged the undisputed status of the mighty Bengal Tiger by introducing Shere Khan as the King of the Beasts. Although the cat family includes many impressive and attractive animals, the Tiger for me is the most beautiful of them all.


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Dippers- Early Nesters

Filed in Places Of Interest, Workshops on Feb.28, 2019

The Dippers in the Peak District have been incredibly active over the last few weeks, they are normally early nesters and have two broods per year but with this month’s glorious weather giving the feeling its summer it seems to have spurred the Dippers on even more and they are already mating and checking out nest sites and building new ones.


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Raw Beauty – The Cairngorms

Filed in Wildlife, Workshops on Feb.02, 2019

The Cairngorms National Park in Scotland is a place that is truly stunning, with spectacular landscapes, snow capped peaks and breathtaking scenery. The Cairngorm plateau is the highest and coldest in Britain. You can still see snow in places in the summer, and in winter it is a place of raw beauty. The Cairngorms, known as Am Monadh Ruadh in Gaelic, are mountains that form part of the Grampians and are the most famous of the mountain ranges.


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Merry Christmas & Happy New Year

Filed in Articles, Wildlife, Workshops on Dec.24, 2018

I want to wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year, thank you to everyone for all the wonderful support over the last twelve months. I look forward to meeting all my new and previous clients that are booked onto my trips, workshops and tours next year. Look after yourselves and your families.  Keep fighting for the voiceless, and remember natures got the love.


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Notes from the Field

Filed in Articles, Events, Workshops on Nov.04, 2018

A female Grey Seal sleeping with her plastic necklace around her neck that she never asked for, it was so ingrained that her neck region had completely grown around and over it. Wildlife is paying a high price for our throw away lifestyle.


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