Latest Photograph – Mara Giraffes

Mara Giraffes, Masai Mara. Nikon D800, 28-70 f/2.8 – 1/640, f/16, ISO100, 28mm. This is a photograph from our 2016 photography safari in the Masai Mara. Okay, I know it isn’t the latest photograph I’ve taken…. But it is the latest photograph I’ve uploaded to my website so it still counts! We were travelling over … Read more

Top 100!

A quick blog post to say THANK YOU to everybody who reads my blog (which I admit, isn’t updated as regularly as it should be) or follows me on my Twitter and Instagram feeds or my Facebook page. My website has been included in a ‘Top 100 Wildlife Photography Blogs and Website‘ listing at number … Read more

Nikon AF-P Lenses

Over the last few weeks I’ve heard and read a lot of confusing and incorrect statements over the compatibility of Nikon’s new AF-P lenses with the Nikon camera range. Nikon’s AF-P lenses “use a pulse motor (utilizing stepping motors) for ultra-fast, near silent autofocus.” (Source: At the time of writing Nikon have the following … Read more

Latest Photograph – Puffin and Bamburgh Castle, plus some Kleptoparasitism!

I’m always looking to photograph wildlife in a wider context, maybe to include interesting habitat, behaviour or scenery. During one of my recent trips to Inner Farne I noticed this lone Puffin sitting on the white stone wall surrounding the lighthouse. As a frame filling portrait it had an interesting and classic ‘ingredient’, a bill … Read more

Know Your Gulls!

(And also, what isn’t a gull!) In my home county of Northumberland we are at the beginning of the seabird breeding season on the Farne Islands. For visiting photographers, the huge population of breeding puffins, terns, guillemots and razorbills are usually the stars of the show. But such a high concentration of eggs and chicks … Read more

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