Photography Blog

Wildlife Photography – Composition

Filed in Photography Tips, Workshops on Apr.23, 2018

Simplicity is often the key to composing a successful photograph, where 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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Dippers of the Dales

Filed in Places Of Interest, Workshops on Mar.24, 2018

My love of the Dipper started as a small boy, I’d catch two buses from my home with my bag packed with cold toast and a flask to get to Lathkill Dale, in the Peak District. Once I got there I’d sit and watch these incredible birds play out their lives before me. Over the years they’ve always brought a smile to my face with their charismatic bobbing or dipping movements which I’ve always viewed as the bird ‘Curtsying’ for you.


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The Modern Mann-Nature, Nurture

Filed in Events, In the Press on Mar.14, 2018

Recently I did a podcast interview with Olly Mann for the Modern Mann series of podcasts. I will let him introduce this interview in his own words.

My guest on this week’s Modern Mann is ex solider Craig Jones. He escaped a brutal father and found solace in the natural world. Now a distinguished wildlife photographer and conservationist, the aftermath of his traumatic childhood and military training informs his approach. In a candid interview with me, he explains how his kinship with wild creatures has helped him survive, thrive and start afresh.”

Click on the image above to be taken to this interview and fast forward until 19.40 minutes on the slider. 


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Natures Got The Love

Filed in Advice On Wildlife, Events on Jan.05, 2018

“We are at a unique stage in our history, never before have we had such an awareness of what we are doing to the planet, and never before have we had the power to do something about it. Surely we have a responsibility to care for our blue planet. The future of humanity, and indeed all life on Earth, now depends on us ” – Sir David Attenborouh

Planet Earth is at the beginning of its sixth mass extinction event experts are warning, the most rapid loss of species since dinosaurs were wiped out 65 million years ago. The disappearance of thousands of plant and animal species, caused almost entirely by human activity, will have serious ecological, economic and social consequences, global experts in this field say. Never has their been a time when the natural world needs our love, respect and support. There is no other opinion to save what is left before its too late.


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