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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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Farmyard Photography

August 17, 2020 - I really enjoy photographing farmyard animals and livestock, which tend to be overlooked by most nature photographers, a...
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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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Blackface Sheep Profile

June 23, 2019 - I have a new photo to share! This is a profile shot of a Blackface sheep. Blackface sheep, usually Scottish Blackface...
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A Brief Elephant Encounter

May 12, 2019 - Elephants are one of my favourite animals. I love the sense of scale and weight which is so evident in the way they move...
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New Photo: Reindeer on White

December 10, 2018 - Announcing a new photo, available to order in print: " Reindeer on White ". I photographed this reindeer in the snow-...
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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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Wombats of Bendeela - Kangaroo Valley

May 21, 2018 - When we were trying to think of things we'd like to do in Australia, my wife was really keen to see wombats. So we put t...
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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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Portraits of an Australian Icon: Kangaroo

January 14, 2018 - In October 2017 I visited Australia for the first time. I spent three weeks in New South Wales, my time split between fa...
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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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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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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 si...
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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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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...
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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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Low Key Wildlife Portraits – Some Of My Favourites

August 24, 2015 - INTRODUCTION For four or five years now, in between more conventional photography, I’ve been working on a sideline proje...
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Brown Bear Photography Trip to Finland

July 08, 2015 - Eastern Finland is considered the best bear viewing, and some say best wildlife experience in Europe. A lot of thought h...
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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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New Prints For The Walls

April 07, 2015 - We’ve recently been decorating at home, and having finished the walls, it was nice to be able to put up some new prints...
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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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Zoos and Captive Wildlife Photography – Discussion & Tips

November 10, 2014 - As well as spending time with nature in the wild, I also take a lot of photos of animals in zoos and wildlife parks, try...
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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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Feature in Photo Technique Magazine

May 03, 2014 - Earlier in the year, Amateur photographer featured an interview with me, about my approach to nature photography. If you...
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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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Low-Key Wildlife Portraits – Part 1

June 26, 2013 - BACKGROUND When I bought my first dSLR camera I got completely sucked into wildlife photography – specifically the natur...
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