Northumberland

THE BEAUTY OF BACK-LIGHT

A rufous-tailed hummingbird in Costa Rica Back-light is, as you might expect, where the light on the subject is predominantly from behind. What this does is produce a dramatic effect, outlining the subject in rim light. All the more stunning if that light is warm in [...]

Wildlife of the Farne Islands 2nd Edition

I'm very excited to announce that I have finally finished the second edition to my book! This one is fully updated for 2015 and has 200 extra pages of images, species information and photography advice. It's been 4 years since I first published Wildlife of the Farne Islands and this [...]

St. Oswald’s Ultra 2014 film

Here's the film I made of the inaugural race held in Northumberland this year. There's more info and photos in this post and the race was expertly organised by Total Racing International. You can sign up for 2015's race at www.stoswaldsultra.com. See you there!

By |2018-10-24T19:53:59+00:0022 Dec 2014|North East England, Northumberland, Running, Sport, Ultra running|

St. Oswald’s Ultra Run 2014 Photos

Here are the photos from this fantastic event. I also shot a short film of the event. See below to buy digital images or prints. There are many more images for the 50K Holy Island to Craster leg than for the 100K and 100 mile events. That's because the field got increasingly strung [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:54:05+00:008 Oct 2014|North East England, Northumberland, Running, Sport, Ultra running|

Award-winning seal!

Here's my second Highly Commended image from the Audubon Society of Greater Denver's Share The View competition!  It's on today's competition front page. The first Highly Commended image was a red deer stag (see below). This young grey seal was lying contentedly on Longstone Island at Northumberland's Farne Islands in [...]