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 [...]
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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 [...]
Another fantastic day at the Farne Islands yesterday! Thank you to my lovely workshop clients: welcome back to old friends and welcome aboard to new ones! Here are a few images I took during the trip: Sunset gannet taking off from a feeding frenzy Incoming puffin in [...]
The Sun grinned past the Moon at me this morning :-D The solar system is an amazing place. It just so happens that the Moon is about 400 times smaller than the Sun and 400 times closer to Earth than the Sun - about a quarter of a million [...]
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!
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 [...]
Here are the photos from the event (there's a short film here). See below to buy digital images or prints. Click on a thumbnail to enlarge. Buy a digital image or print [wp_eStore_fancy1 id=12] [wp_eStore_fancy1 id=13] More triathlon and other sports images here.
I'm delighted to announce that eight of my recent red kite mosaic pictures are to be used to produce greetings cards to raise money for radio-tagging of the kites. Friends of Red Kites (FoRK) commissioned me last year to take photos of a huge mosaic red kite next to several [...]
Puffin Precarious pipit As the rain and temperature fall, further bending the already berry-laden rowan I've just parked under, I'm wondering whether that's it for summer this year. Mind, what a summer it's been! Rarely have we had such good weather in continuous dollops. It's certainly [...]
A few days ago I set up a camouflaged hide in a nearby forest. I arranged some logs in front of it and started putting food out each day until the birds accepted it. Today is the first day I've taken photos from the hide. Using live meal worms (from [...]