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Off the back of my recent Wildlife Photographer of the Year award, I’m equally delighted that I can now announce I’ve also been selected for a Highly Commended in the 2012 British Wildlife Photography Awards. The image chosen, which will be shown in the book as well as feature in the exhibition, is this simple […]

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I’m delighted to be able to say that one of my photos has been selected for a Commended Award in the Behaviour: Mammals, category for the 2012 Veolia Environment Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition. The email arrived a few months ago that my image Snow Pounce had been successful, but of course the news […]

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I have to admit, despite being to some pretty cool places, sitting in a hide, in a field, deep in the Belarusian countryside with Great Snipe lekking all around me, is certainly one of my most memorable experiences so far. Having these small birds walk around the hide just feet away and watching and listening […]

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My time owning the D800 didn’t start well. I dropped it(!) and it spent 3 weeks at Nikon having £400 worth of damage fixed, a month after it came out. But, following on from my blog post about initial thoughts on the quality of the D800 with the 600VR + 1.4x TC, here’s another quick […]

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I’ve not had time to update the blog this past month, but new posts are coming soon. In the meantime here’s a quick heads up for readers of N-Photo magazine, if you cast your eye over page 121 of issue 9, you’ll find a delightful photo of myself along with a brief over view of […]

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I’ve had a few comments over email and twitter about my thoughts on the D800, especially for wildlife, and it’s performance with the 600 VR. However, I’ve not used it much yet, but I did do a quick test shot the other day so thought I’d share it ahead of more detailed thoughts once I’ve […]

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