Published: 9th August 2018 at 2:02 pm .
Over the Spring and Summer months millions of seabirds come to our shores to breed in the vast seabird colonies. One of the best places to see this incredible wildlife spectacle is the North East Coast, more specifically around the Farne Islands. I always try to make the trip at least once a year and […]
Published: 20th July 2018 at 3:33 pm .
Earlier this year I visited Lake Kerkini in Northern Greece to photograph the healthy population of Dalmatian Pelicans found on the lake. During the 20th century the pelican population suffered a dramatic worldwide decline due to habitat loss, disturbance and poaching. Recent conservation efforts around Lake Kerkini, such as the creation of artificial nesting platforms […]
Published: 9th January 2018 at 7:36 pm .
2017 has been a great year for my photography career, I’ve visited lots of new places and met some great new people. My major highlights for the year have included a front cover for the UK’s best selling photography magazine and winning awards in 3 major competitions! As my own harshest critic I never think […]
Published: 3rd January 2018 at 4:43 pm .
I’m delighted to be able to announce that my image ‘A Magical Morning’ was awarded 1st place in the ‘Wild Woods’ category of the prestigious British Wildlife Photography Awards. Winning me a place in the book, travelling exhibition and a photography holiday! I actually found out about the award in late July when I received […]
Published: 26th October 2017 at 12:06 pm .
Following on from my success last year, I’m thrilled to announce that my image ‘Snowstorm Over The Dragon’s Back’ has been awarded 2nd place in the ‘Classic View’ category in Landscape Photographer of the Year. Winning me a place in the book, travelling exhibition and a cash prize. A second of my Peak District images titled […]
Published: 9th October 2017 at 12:14 pm .
As part of my award in Landscape Photographer of the Year, I was treated to an exclusive all access visit to the Forth Rail Bridge. As it was a fair journey up to here from my home in Sheffield, I decided to extend the trip and visit some additional locations with my partner. On the […]
Published: 21st June 2017 at 2:14 pm .
It’s been a life long ambition of mine to photograph one of the most iconic British mammals – the badger. Earlier this year I decided I would finally dedicate some time to making that happen and so I started out on my quest to photograph these elusive creatures. The hardest part initially was finding subjects. I’ve […]
Published: 19th February 2017 at 6:47 pm .
A little bit late, but here’s a short blog post about my recent success in International Garden Photographer of the Year. Due to being an international competition, this year’s IGPOTY received over 30,000 entries! So to have been awarded is a real honour. Unlike some of the other major competitions, IGPOTY has three ‘winners’ for […]
Published: 9th January 2017 at 5:24 pm .
First of all let me apologise for being so late with this review. Keeping up with the blog is definitely not one my strongest points, something I hope to improve on in 2017! 2016 has been a great year for my photography with a massive expansion in my portfolio, lots of new clients and success […]
Published: 29th December 2016 at 4:52 pm .
I was recently approached by Sleeklens – a Danish company that specialises in creating digital post-production presets for Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom and asked whether I would do an impartial review of one of their collections. The presets they offer are designed to help speed up post processing workflow, using Photoshop actions to make all […]