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The new Nikon 300mm f4 PF positively defies it’s form factor with astonishingly good performance. Actually, it may be a little too good for it’s own good, because this lens hasn’t been without it’s fair share of debate. All seem to be in agreement about it’s optics and compact design. But with a lot of […]

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Back in January I spent two days in Northern Greece, close to the Bulgarian border, photographing the Dalmatian Pelican. Sadly, estimates put the remaining numbers of this almost prehistoric looking bird at less than 20,000 and as few as only 10,000, giving them vulnerable status on the IUCN Red List. This makes Greece’s Lake Kerkini […]

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I am extremely delighted to announce I celebrated the New Year, with the news I have won the African Wildlife category of the Windland Smith Rice Natures Best Photography competition 2014, with a second, Highly Honoured image, in the Animal Antics category. The category winning image of this lioness, yawning in the rain, is a […]

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2014 has been a year of lessons. About myself, others and my approach to photography. I’ve many memories of laughs with friends, ‘almost’ shots, technical malfunctions, flat batteries and with luck thrown in, the occasional success! However, the biggest thing for me in 2014 has been the phrase ‘keeping up with the Joneses’. It’s something […]

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The Nikon 200 f2 VRII is two things. One of the best lenses I’ve ever used and, one of the most annoying lenses I’ve ever used. I’ve long wanted one, but it’s already a niche lens, more aimed at low light sports and candid portrait photography, and trying to find a genuine way in which […]

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Skomer. The beautiful island just off the Pembrokeshire coast hides a (well known!) secret. Long after the day trippers have boarded their boats for mainland and the harsh light has mellowed as the sun lowers in the sky, the true magic of this wildlife haven is unlocked. For, it’s only then that Skomer and it’s […]

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