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Category Archives: UK Wildlife

New Forest ponies

Although these won’t be the last images you will see from my D3s, they are pretty much the last photos I’ll be shooting with it, as my D4 arrived the day after taking them. And so, these fiery rim lit silhouettes of the New Forest ponies were the perfect way to end my relationship with…

The Farne Islands (aka Project Puffin)

Stepping on to Staple Island for the first time is an experience like no other. It’s a busy place and everywhere you look there are birds, on the ground, in the sky and on the water surrounding you. And that’s not to mention the hundreds of photographers camera’s clicking away simultaneously at all these subjects,…

Nest building Gannets at Bempton Cliffs

Following on from my trip to the Farne Islands, we made a stop off at the RSPB reserve, Bempton Cliffs to check out the gannets. Going against everything you’d expect to want, the weather was cloudy and windy, but that was perfect for capturing images of these magnificent birds as they gathered nesting material from…

Abandoned Coot chick

Encounters with wildlife aren’t always experiences that are memorable for good reasons, and this abandoned Coot chick is a perfect example of when wildlife photography can tug at the heart strings of animal lovers everywhere. Some of you may remember me tweeting that I had found an abandoned coot chick whilst out shooting a few…

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