Photography Blog

Fieldcraft – Ethics

Filed in Articles, Photography Tips, Wildlife on Jan.09, 2019

Winter is a testing time for all living animals, always remember when working with wild animals they come first and the last thing you want to do is to impose yourself to quickly or scare the animal you’re wishing to photograph. It’s also very important to know that calories are burned off more quickly during the winter months so fieldcraft and respect have to be the first priorities of any wildlife photographer.


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The Societies of Photographers 2019 Convention

Filed in Events on Jan.01, 2019

I presented two masterclasses at the Societies of Photographers 2019 Convention and Trade Show in London. Both of my masterclasses were designed to inspire and show how I work in the field and what’s behind my thought process and images. The title of the event comes over fancy and upmarket but my talks were very down to earth, honest with humour, passion and love for the natural world.


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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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Winter Solstice : Embrace the Light

Filed in Articles, Photography Tips on Dec.09, 2018

As we now officially enter the season of winter there are few greater opportunities for dramatic lighting within your photographs than a good winter’s day. It can be an amazing time of the year to see and photograph wildlife where the winter light will add a great deal of impact to your images.


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Conservation with a Camera

Filed in Events on Nov.30, 2018

I’ve just returned from Wex Photo Video​ London HQ, I’d been invited there to give my “Conservation with a Camera”talk. From the moment I first picked up a camera I’ve always wanted to show the beauty of nature and also the not so beautiful things we as humans do to nature and are responsible for. By using my own life experiences, skills and my background I show how my camera speaks for those that cannot speak for themselves.


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The Direction of Light

Filed in Articles, Photography Tips on Nov.26, 2018

Dawn and Dusk are truly the best times for light that often yield the most pleasing conditions in which to photograph in. With the Winter season now upon us this will offer you a softer, more angled light which can offer the photographer endless opportunities for dramatic images of wildlife.


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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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North West Birdwatching Festival

Filed in Articles, Events on Oct.10, 2018

I’m delighted to announce that I will be one of the speakers at the North West Birdwatching Festival at WWT Martin Mere alongside the BBC’s George McGavin author Leif Bersweden and Miranda Krestovnikoff. This wonderful event takes place over two days and will be held at a place I know very well, WWT Wetland Center, Martin Mere.


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