Photography Blog

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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Professional Imagemaker

Filed in Articles on Oct.02, 2018

In October’s issue of Professional Imagermaker I have an article published on light, more so side and back lighting within wildlife photography. I’ve broken down this subject in a way that is very easy to understand. Those that know me no I don’t obsess with the technical side of photography. Instead I use my own flare and passion, then I ask the camera to “write” or capture what I see.  I work with very simple settings, and use them alongside my camera to express and communicate what I’m seeing and watching on the ground at that time.


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Changing Seasons

Filed in Articles, Workshops on Sep.21, 2018

Our seasons are changing now from summer into autumn, the nights are drawing in and the light and colours are stunning as the sun becomes lower in the sky. Its a great time to be out with your camera, providing you with some of the most beautiful and intense colours of the year. The season of autumn for me is arguably one of the finest times of year to enjoy and view wildlife with this amazing mosaic of colour as the backdrop.


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Incoming

Filed in Places Of Interest, Workshops on Sep.01, 2018

There a few places in the UK where you can experience the sights and sounds of nature any better than the North Norfolk coast during the Spring Tides that start in earnest from this month onward and for me herald the onset of the Autumn and Winter months. As the incoming tides submerge the whole area it pushes thousands of waders closer to the shoreline.


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Hen Harrier Day 2018

Filed in Events on Aug.12, 2018

Hen Harrier day 2018 was celebrated all over the country with many events staggered over two weekends marking this special day. Since the first Hen Harrier day back in 2014 this event has gone from strength to strength as the public have become more aware of the cruelty on our moorlands. The destructive nature of driven grouse shooting on the lead up to, during and after is killing so much wildlife and leaving us with a controlled, managed landscape that only benefits the landowners. 


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European Commissioner : Thank You

Filed in Events, In the Press on Jul.24, 2018

Mr Karmenu Vella, the European Commissioner for the Environment recently met members of Luonto-Liiton susiryhmä Humane Society International and Eurogroup for Animals organisations I help and support with my photography. The Commissioner has said he is committed to protecting large carnivores; Wolves, Brown Bears, Wolverine, Lynx in Europe and to keep their protection status in all Member States.


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