There are so many species I would like to photograph across the world. I'd love to go to Galapagos for the sheer diversity of species. I'd also love to go to Japan and spend some time with the Japanese macaque in their thermal springs. I enjoy photographing puffins so I'd [...]
Ostriches! I've find them rather challenging, particularly with a telephoto lens and shallow depth of field. Their head is so small and constantly moving quickly in a relatively large area around their body.
Favourite species? Not really! It is such a difficult question though and one which I am regularly asked. I have lots of species which I particularly enjoy photographing for various reasons. Atlantic Puffins are so incredibly photogenic, Cheetahs are just beautiful and highly evolved - the 'supermodel of the Mara'! [...]
I’ve always been interested in wildlife, albeit not as ‘fanatical’ as I am now! I started my photography as a (very) frustrated landscape photographer but I was more interested in watching the wildlife around me while wishing I had a decent telephoto lens! Animals have a soul, they move, think [...]
Mainly, trial and error! I read lots of books, trawled the internet to research techniques when I should have been doing what I was paid to do – no wonder I got made redundant! More importantly I got out there and did it!
The vast majority are. Where they are not, I always specify the conditions they are taken in.
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I use Fujifilm cameras and lenses. At the moment, I'm using a pre-production X-T4 which I've had since February 2020, X-H1 and X-T2. I use the Fujifilm XF 100-400mm f/4.5-f/5.6, XF 50-140mm f/2.8 and XF 18-55mm f/2.8-f/4, plus the 1.4x teleconverter. I've also had extensive use of the XF 200mm [...]