AWARDS & MEDIA
List of award placings, media exposure, or interesting image usage of my work...
PHOTO FEATURED ON BBC SPRINGWATCH 2023
My adder photo was used for the cue cards on the popular, long-running BBC TV series "Springwatch" this year.
Springwatch is one of my favourite TV programmes; bringing live footage, and educational stories of British wildlife into homes around the country.
I was asked to licence this photo for the show, and I'm very proud to contribute to such a great show.
PHOTO FEATURED IN THE 2022 WINTER PARK ART TRAIL.
I'm very proud to be part of this public art event for the second year running, and you can find my photo on the trail here.
For more about the Winter Park Art Trail see their website here: https://www.playwinterpark.com/art-trail.
And whether you're in Colorado or not, you can see all my bald eagle portraits in my bald eagle blog post.
PHOTO FEATURED IN THE ARVIVID PHOTOGRAPHIC EXHIBITION IN MADRID FOR WWF.
My photo "Ivory on Black" features in the WWF + ARVIVID photographic exhibition, in Madrid from 9th to 31st July 2022.
The photo was chosen by a panel of judges to feature in the exhibition, and proceeds from the sale of those nature images will go to the WWF.
See more about this exhibition at ARVIVID.
PHOTO 'BROWN BEAR CLOSE-UP' FEATURES AS THE WINTER PARK ART TRAIL OPENS
My bear photo features in the new Winter Park Art Trail; A series of 25 works of art along the Frazer River, Colorado.
News article available on Colorado's Sky High News.
ARTICLE PUBLISHED IN OUTDOOR PHOTOGRAPHY MAGAZINE
I wrote another piece for Outdoor Photography magazine, published in their May 2020 issue (#256). It's about the benefits of combining nature photography with a holiday or weekend away, to both improve your photo opportunities and your enjoyment of the experience. OP is my photography magazine of choice, so it was great to be asked to contribute again. The magazine is available in newsagents, and you can subscribe to either the print or digital versions.
COVER PHOTO FOR IOLO WILLIAMS' BOOK 'WILD PLACES UK'
I'm so pleased to be associated with this book, as Iolo Williams is one of my favourite natural history presenters. He's a warm, positive, and knowledgeable naturalist, and this is a book of top nature sites to enjoy and inspire others to enjoy in the UK, which is something I wholeheartedly support.
I took the photo on Skomer Island, on the Welsh West coast, which not only features in the book but is also my top location in the UK for a wildlife experience.
The book is available from Seren Books, and all good tax-paying book shops.
ARTICLE PUBLISHED IN OUTDOOR PHOTOGRAPHY MAGAZINE
I wrote a short piece for Outdoor Photography magazine, accompanied by a photo of the local black swan on an icy frozen lake. This was published in their January 2019 issue (#239), released on 12th December 2018.
I'm delighted to contribute to Outdoor Photography. As a subscriber myself, I see it as the best quality magazine for landscape and nature photography. The standard of imagery is always high, and the writing is insightful and informative, so it was a pleasure to be invited to contribute. The article is about being prepared, and thinking ahead, in order to be ready to capture the photos you want to take. You can find the printed magazine in newsagents, and you can subscribe to either the print or digital versions.
FEATURE IN FOTOBLOGIA
My photos received a very positive write-up on popular Polish photography website WP Fotoblogia. The article introduces my On Black and On White portrait projects, and features several of my favourite pictures.
INTERVIEW FEATURE FOR 'MY MODERN MET'
I'm a regular reader of My Modern Met, which covers stories and articles from modern artists around the world. So I was thrilled to talk to Kelly Richman-Abdou about my dual series On Black and On White.
Full article here, which includes several photos from the projects, and some of my thoughts behind them.
'RED DEER STAG IN SNOW' FEATURED IN RADIO TIMES MAGAZINE
The Radio Times is a popular weekly magazine in the UK, so it's great to feature in their "Winter Wildlife" special, to coincide with BBC Springwatch and a Countryfile winter special.
Issue Feb 3rd-12th, 2018
ARTWORK USED FOR SINGLE 'COLORADO' BY AUKAI
I was contacted by Markus Sieber, AKA 'Aukai', after he'd seen the image on the wall of a cafe in Berlin.
The single is the first from his new album 'Branches of Sun', and was debuted by Mary Anne Hobbs on BBC 6 Music, Jan 14th 2018.
It's always rewarding to collaborate with other creative people, and I'm proud to see my work used by a modern artist such as Aukai.
INTERVIEW FEATURE FOR FSTOPPERS
Fstoppers are a hugely popular source for photography industry news, articles, and reviews.
I was very pleased to speak to Trey Amick from Fstoppers, who published this feature about me and my long-running On Black and On White projects.
Thanks to Trey, Fstoppers, and to the Fstoppers community for your positive reaction to the article.
PHOTO FEATURED IN BIRD PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR (VOLUME 2) BOOK
My photo Griffon Vulture on White was shortlisted in the competition, and featured in the Bird Photographer of the Year book of winning images, published by HarperCollins.
PHOTO FEATURED IN BIRD PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR (VOLUME 1) BOOK
My photo "Pelican Abstract" was shortlisted in the competition, and featured in the inaugural Bird Photographer of the Year book of winning images, published by HarperCollins.
BROWN BEAR PHOTO FEATURED IN ADAC TRAVEL MAGAZINE
German company ADAC were looking for a photo of a European brown bear on a black background, to compliment an article for their travel magazine, and they got in touch.
This was a great fit for me, as I had a collection of photos of European Brown Bears, and I also have a long-running project of portraits on black, so it was great to combine the two for this commission.
'COMMENDED' IN THE LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR AWARDS
Landscape Photographer of the Year is the largest and most prestigious landscape photography competition in the country. It's enormously respected within the photography community, and I'm thrilled to have a photo "Wye Valley Wide" commended by the judges in the 'Classic View' category.
The winning images, including mine, will feature the annual exhibition in London's Waterloo (November 2015 - Feb 2016), and will feature in the annual Landscape Photographer of the Year photo book (Collection 9), out now.
PHOTO 'BALD EAGLE - BLACK, WHITE, AND YELLOW' USED FOR COVER IMAGE OF DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHER MAGAZINE
My first cover photo, as this image was used by Digital Photographer for the front of their magazine.
Digital Photographer is about the largest photography magazine in the UK, with over half a million readers.
This is issue 156 of Digital Photographer, released in mid December 2014.
PHOTO 'RED DEER - FAMILY PORTRAIT' USED FOR CENTRAL BEDFORDSHIRE'S 2015 CALENDAR
The calendar is available in Central Bedfordshire Libraries.
All profits go to the Alzheimer's Society.
WINNER OF THE MARWELL WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR AWARD, 2014
This photo, taken at Marwell this summer, was the overall competition winner, having also won the "Marwell Wildlife - Endangered" category.
It's a competition which accepts photos of both wild and captive animals. The standard of the competition is very high, and the judging panel consisted of various Marwell Wildlife staff & photographers, along with Laura Barwick (Image Consultant for BBC Natural History Unit), Amy Squibb (Editor - Digital Photographer Magazine), & Paul Collins (Picture Editor - Daily Echo).
FEATURE AND INTERVIEW PRINTED IN PHOTO TECHNIQUE MAGAZINE
Amateur Photographer's interview and four-page feature printed in Photo Technique Magazine.
WINNER OF THE BRITISH WILDLIFE CENTRE'S ANNUAL PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION 2013
I'm very proud to have won 2 categories ("Animal Portrait", and "Animals In Motion"), and the overall winner.
The British Wildlife Centre is a great place to visit, and it's very popular with photographers, both new and experienced, due to the well thought-out enclosures, and great selection of British species. For that reason, the photography competition is always a high standard, and I'm totally shocked to win. The competition was judged by top professional wildlife photographer Danny Green.
This competition has received media attention, and my photos have been published in The Times & The Times Online, The Mail Online, and shown on BBC South East News.
FOUR-PAGE FEATURE AND INTERVIEW FEATURED IN AMATEUR PHOTOGRAPHER MAGAZINE
Amateur Photographer approached me for this interview and it ended up as a four-page spread featuring several photos and an interview about my approach to wildlife portraits.
DEER RUT PHOTOS PUBLISHED IN AMATEUR PHOTOGRAPHER MAGAZINE
Amateur Photographer magazine feature my red deer sunset photo.
FEATURE IN WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE
I was approached by the magazine editor, Craig Orr, about writing an article to share advice for deer photography, and I was happy to take the opportunity to do so. I wrote an article called "8 Tip For Photographing Deer".
MY PHOTO IS NOW IN USE ON THE FRONT OF WOBURN ABBEY'S NEW WEBSITE
Another great use for my work, and I'm really proud to see my image used like this by a very appropriate client.
MY PHOTO HAS BEEN USED FOR THE COVER OF WOBURN ABBEY'S NEW 2013 VISITOR GUIDE
This is a perfect image usage for my work, and they've got a great looking cover there.
SIX-PAGE FEATURE FOR F-STOP
I was invited to feature in this publication, joining some big names from previous editions.
'HEY YOU GUYS!' LICENSED FOR WALL PRINTS IN THE NEW MATERNITY WING OF IKAZIA HOSPITAL, ROTTERDAM
This photo was printed large, and used as wallpaper for the new maternity ward, as Ikazia Hospital, Rotterdam.
A wonderful use of my photo, and a really positive approach to hospital decor.