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WILDLIFE BABIES

I’ve been a professional wildlife photographer since 2008 and for all of that time I’ve been trying to take pictures that will invoke an emotional response with people. In my experience, there is nothing that does that quite as well as baby animals. It’s probably got [...]

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 [...]

Costa Rica – Corcovado NP

I followed this white-headed capuchin monkey for a while in forest near my accommodation at Drake Bay, Corcovado National Park Exactly a year ago, I arrived in Costa Rica's steamy, tropical bird and animal paradise. UK weather was pants, as it usually is at this time of year and [...]

Costa Rica 2014 Part 3

[iq-testimonials-page id='4'] Long-billed hermit hummingbird. No, it's not a seahorse Parts 1 and 2 were about getting some images out into the world after my recent photography trip to Costa Rica. Of course there are lots more images here too, but I think it's about time I went [...]

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 [...]

BWPA British Wildlife Photography Awards 2013 – short-listed

From the several thousands of images submitted to the BWPA 2013 competition, I managed to squeeze two into the final short-list of 300. I just missed out on an award, but hey, I was pretty chuffed to get this far! Subsequently, the seal image won a highly Commended award :) Here [...]