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Category Archives: Wildlife

In a new series, I’ll be talking about some of my personal favourite photos, the stories behind how I captured them and discussing the thought process that led to the final image. I’m kicking off with a photo of a lioness yawning in the rain. It was taken a few years ago on my first…

In 1979 there were 1.3 million elephants in Africa. Now, in 2016, there are less than 400,000. That’s an average loss of around 2,000 per month for the last 37 years. As I stand listening to Will Travers OBE and CEO of the Born Free Foundation, break this tragic statistic down during the Remembering Elephants…

Bright sunny weather is surprisingly flexible when photographing wildlife, as the Dalmatian Pelicans of Greece’s Lake Kerkini helped me demonstrate back in January, when I found myself on a return trip to photograph the hugely photogenic bird for the second year running. Once again the anticipation of snow was high but, just like the year…

There is something special about the badger. They are both incredibly peaceful and beautiful animals with which my garden plays host to several, that pass through when night falls, as they forage around their urban surroundings. It was a truly wonderful day when I discovered these most unexpected of visitors and I’ve spent the last…

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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