10:05 am. Posted in Blog.
Back Button Focus If there is one simple change you can make today to improve your wildlife photography; it’s back button focus. Since making this small adjustment, there has been a remarkable improvement in the speed and accuracy of my autofocus and my ‘keeper’ rate has improved dramatically. This simple technique offers far greater control […]
1:29 pm. Posted in Blog.
Anyone who has spent a significant amount of time with me will know how passionate I am about wildlife conservation. I often get asked about the issues surrounding badgers and bTB, as many people are unaware of the ins and outs. So I decided to write a short blog detailing some of the facts and […]
2:02 pm. Posted in Blog.
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 […]
3:33 pm. Posted in Blog.
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 […]
7:36 pm. Posted in Blog.
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 […]
4:43 pm. Posted in Blog.
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 […]
12:06 pm. Posted in Blog.
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 […]
12:14 pm. Posted in Blog.
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 […]
2:14 pm. Posted in Blog.
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 […]
6:47 pm. Posted in Blog.
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 […]