Wildlife and Nature Photography Blog

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High-Key Nature Photography

March 19, 2017
I enjoy producing 'high-key' wildlife portraits, including portraits on white. It's been a style I've been working on since 2011, and is the sister project to my On Black...
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Photographic and Artistic Inspirations

February 26, 2017
After last month's web-hosting grumble, I wanted to write a positive post this time around. I've been thinking for a while about how to go about writing a post like this,...
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Zenfolio Vs Wordpress for Photographers

January 31, 2017
For the first 5 years this website existed, I used Zenfolio to host it. But after increasing frustration with the service, I decided to build a new site using WordPress....
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2017 Calendar

November 10, 2016
This year's calendar features some of my favourite nature and landscape images from the last 12 months, including some recent red deer photos, along with some local woodl...
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Red Deer Rut Photos - Woburn 2016

October 31, 2016
It’s no secret that deer are my favourite subject for local wildlife photography. I’ve accumulated a decent portfolio of deer images over the last few years, but I’m alwa...
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The 16:9 Aspect Ratio for Photography

September 28, 2016
Aspect ratio defines the shape of a photo. Specifically the relative measurement of each aspect (horizontal and vertical). Traditionally, film cameras (and most digital S...
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Putting the 'Ice' in Iceland

August 24, 2016
It’s almost a year since I visited Iceland for the second time, so I figured it was about time I put some photos together for a blog post. On our first visit, we had amaz...
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Photos from Skuleskogen National Park, on the Swedish High Coast

May 29, 2016
Skuleskogen National Park is situated in Sweden’s “High Coast” region, about halfway the East Coast, beside the Gulf of Bothnia in the Baltic Sea. It’s famed for its gran...
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A Walk In the Woods

April 18, 2016
(OR HOW I LEARNED TO STOP WORRYING AND LOVE THE NIFTY FIFTY) I started, like most people, thinking that wide angles are the best lenses for landscapes. It’s what we’re t...
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Returning to the Red Squirrels at Forest How

March 17, 2016
I first visited Forest How in 2014, and I wrote a blog post about that trip here. That contains an introduction to the place, and some tips for getting the best out of yo...
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Snow Deer 2016

February 09, 2016
For the first time since 2013, we had snow in Bedfordshire this winter. So I took the opportunity to get out in it, and take some photos of the deer at my local deer park...
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2015 Review, and Thoughts For 2016

January 01, 2016
For the last few years, I’ve tried to write a blog post about how my experiences matched my hopes for the year, and what my goals might be for the next year. 2015 was a g...
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Black and White Nature Photography

December 07, 2015
At the end of last year, I was thinking about what I’d like to do more of this year, and one big one was to produce more black and white nature photography – both wildlif...
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Red Deer Rut Photos – Woburn 2015

October 31, 2015
I’ve written a few blog posts about deer before: 8 Tips For Photographing Deer Deer Photography In Snowfall Red Deer Photography at Woburn Deer Park But this time aro...
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Wave Photography with a Painterly Feel

October 23, 2015
I visited Iceland for the second time this year, and on one occasion I was fortunate enough to find stormy conditions on Reynisfjara beach, near the Southern coastal town...
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