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I’m a pre-judge again: BBC Countryfile photo comp 2010

EDIT: **You can now see my behind the scenes article from the 2010 judging here** I recently had a call from the producers of the BBC tv show Countryfile, asking if I’d like to be a pre-judge again for the 2010 photography competition, along with some other familiar faces of other past winners. So another...

WPOTY 2010, I made it as far as the semi finals

My second year entering this prestigious competition! I’ve just heard back from the Veolia Environnement 2010 Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition to discover these two images made the semi finals. I knew I hadn’t got as far as last year when I reached the final round of judging, as it had taken so long...

Some of my Photos on display

It’s always nice to see your work printed and hanging on a wall somewhere. I recently had the opportunity to do just that, which made a nice change as when my images are used normally I rarely get to see the final product ‘in the flesh’, and they look fantastic in their new home –...

Wildlife photographer ‘risks life’, or does he?

Full disclosure of captive animal photos…Yes or No? A few people have forwarded me links about a British Photographer who has apparently risked his life to photograph some of the most dangerous animals in the world. For me, they are a serious miss-representation and an insult to the true spirit of wildlife photography. Reason why? They...

Nikon 24mm 1.4 AFS and 16-35 f4 VR announced

There here…well, pretty much! Nikon has announced it’s up coming additions to it’s lens line up in the shape of the new 24mm 1.4 AFS and 16-35 f4 VR – so catering to the needs of wide and semi-wide angle shooters out there. There are some sample images and product brochures available for your viewing...

WPOTY 2009 winner disqualified

Some of you may have been following the claims that the winning shot of WPOTY 2009, the leaping wolf, was in fact a captive animal and the shot was staged. The photo was under investigation by the organisers of the Veolia Environnement Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition and today, they have made the decision...

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