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Summertime Deer

August 01, 2021 - I've often shared photos of deer taken in the autumn, or in the winter snow, but I have rarely been out to photograph th...
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Cow Photos

March 15, 2021 - I think anyone who follows this blog would be aware that I like to photograph cows, and since I have a new photo here, I...
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Autumn Nature

February 15, 2021 - I feel like we're probably in the point of the year when nature appears at its least colourful, so it might be a nice ti...
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Autumn Leaf Photos

November 15, 2020 - So here we are in autumn. It's Lockdown 2.0, and I'm back to photographing leaves. Only this time I started before lockd...
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Autumn Nature Photography

September 06, 2020 - I woke up the other day, and it felt chilly for the first time since winter. Instinctively I felt quite excited. When I...
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Spring Woodland Photography

June 22, 2020 - What an amazing spring we had this year, and a better opportunity to enjoy it than ever before. At first, photography to...
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Low-Key Nature Photography: Parrot Portraits

April 26, 2020 - Back in January, I was on the train one morning, wondering where to take my series of On Black nature portraits next. Th...
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Low Key Nature Photography: Fluffy Creatures

March 08, 2020 - Ah, the Fluffy Boys edition of my low-light animal portrait series. I don't think I need to say too much here - I'm sure...
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Low-Key Nature Photography: Exotic Species

January 12, 2020 - Following on from a previous blog post of low-key owl portraits, here are some more photos shot in low light with Teachi...
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Grey Seal Pups

December 23, 2019 - A visit to a seal colony is one of the highlights of the British wildlife calendar, and having missed the last couple of...
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Low-Key Nature Photography: Owls

December 08, 2019 - It's time for some new low-key portraits! Here are five photos of a Southern White-Faced Owl... He's part of the fa...
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Red Deer Photography 2019

October 27, 2019 - There's no doubt about it; autumn is the best time of year to photograph deer in the UK. The crisp mornings and misty su...
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10 Years of Photography

July 21, 2019 - It occurred to me recently that having bought my first proper camera in the summer of 2009, it had now been ten years si...
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Red Deer Rut 2018

October 28, 2018 - Ah, lovely autumn. Chilly mornings, dew on the grass, golden leaves, and roaring stags. It's my favourite time of year,...
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Highland Cattle Portraits

July 02, 2018 - Earlier in the year I was considering which animals I'd like to photograph as part of my On Black / On White projects, a...
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Photography from Snowdon

May 07, 2018 - A couple of weeks ago I visited Snowdon, in North Wales, having visited for the first time last year. Now, from the two...
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Black Swan on Ice

March 18, 2018 - I recently found a lone black swan on a local lake, coinciding with the period of snowfall we had here earlier this mont...
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Snow Deer 2017

December 14, 2017 - We recently had a day of relatively heavy snowfall here. Probably 20 centimetres or so in places - which is a lot for Be...
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Two New Portraits: Swaledale Sheep

October 01, 2017 - My two long-running nature photography projects are High-Key portraits on White & Low-Key portraits on Black, and I'm al...
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Rothko-Inspired Minimalism

September 10, 2017 - I was staring out of a train window at a foggy Bedfordshire, wishing I was out with my camera. I was taken by the way th...
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Puffin Photos 2017

August 16, 2017 - This was my third trip to Skomer Island, off the Pembrokeshire coast, for a few days of puffin photography (Here's a lin...
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Woodland Bluebells 2017

June 09, 2017 - In 2015 I made numerous visits to photograph our nearby bluebell woodland, and I wrote this blog post to share my favour...
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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...
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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 p...
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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...
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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...
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Bluebell Wood Photography Project

June 05, 2015 - For most of my life, I didn’t realise that bluebell woods are actually quite a British thing. Bluebells are something we...
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Captive Animal Photography – Yorkshire Wildlife Park

May 08, 2015 - This post is a review of Yorkshire Wildlife Park, from the perspective of a photography day-trip, and is part of a serie...
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Captive Animal Photography – Marwell Zoo

March 30, 2015 - This post is a review of Marwell Zoo, from the perspective of a photography day-trip, and is part of a series about natu...
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Captive Animal Photography – The British Wildlife Centre

February 27, 2015 - This post is a review of the British Wildlife Centre, from the perspective of a photography day-trip, and is part of a s...
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Captive Animal Photography – Whipsnade Zoo

January 30, 2015 - This post is a review of ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, from the perspective of a photography day-trip, and is the first of a new se...
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8 Tips For Photographing Deer

September 01, 2014 - NOTE: This “ 8 Tips For Photographing Deer ” article was originally published in Wildlife Photographic Magazine, Novembe...
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Interview for Amateur Photographer Magazine

January 28, 2014 - This week’s issue of Amateur Photographer magazine features an in-depth interview with me, on my approach to wildlife po...
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Low-Key Wildlife Portraits – Part 2

August 23, 2013 - INTRODUCTION A few weeks ago, I wrote a blog post about the concept behind my low key, “on-black” photography project....
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Photography at The View From The Shard

May 03, 2013 - I wanted to go up The Shard since I first heard about it. Now it’s finally open (well it opened a few weeks ago now), I...
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