one-to-one or group photography

  With signs of Spring in the air, in between some typical bad British weather of course!, now is the time to think about taking advantage of the outdoors to improve or even begin some photography for the first time. Spring and summer often offer a lot of wildlife activity, with the added bonus of […]

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wildlife photography

Back on the road: This last fortnight has seen the weather go from snow and ice to our mildest day of the year so far, and we`re still in February! Had the pleasure of coming across wild Otter a few times, Redpolls, Siskens, Redwings amongst the cast of characters. But for me it`s the start […]

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The Bay Magazine

Feature on Winter birds: I was happy to have supplied Dan Rouse with a couple of images for her to use with her well-written feature on winter birds in the February edition of The Bay Magazine (Swansea). Dan is a keen Ornithologist and actively involved in local conservation and, like me, has a close association […]

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recent wildlife photography

Over the last couple of weeks i`ve been fortunate enough to have had a good mix of photography, along with spotting evidence of wildlife left in the snow. This included lots of prowling fox, and at least two areas of activity from Otters. There`s also been a build up again of traditional winter birds like […]

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Photography course

only a few days left ….   At the time of this post there are only a few places left on the Photography course next week i`m running at WWT Llanelli. This will be a day pitched to helping beginners get to grips with photography, understanding some of the settings needed to make the most […]

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Super Wolf Blood Moon – 21 January 2018

Lunar eclipse in the early hours:   It was good to witness the much-reported eclipse and `Blood Moon` from the patio of the house in the early hours of yesterday, 21st January 2019. Due to the timing of the start of the eclipse, and having checked the advance forecast for cloud cover, I decided to have […]

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Beginners` photography day

Course at WWT Llanelli:   I`m pleased to now be able to confirm that I will be running a photography course for beginners at WWT Llanelli, Penclacwydd on 8th February 2019.  The aim of the day is to help those beginning with their camera get to grips with the basics of photography, including exposure, composition, and […]

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New Year`s day at the wetlands

Annual `Tick & twitch` event: I`m looking forward to helping out with ID at the annual `Tick and twitch` event at the National Wetland Centre for Wales at Penclacwydd on New Year`s day. This annual event is a great way to start the year, out and about looking for the variety of bird species around […]

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close-up Kingfisher

… and probably will never be repeated!   After nearly twelve months of little opportunity of having any Kingfisher images of any quality, I was taken aback this last week when a Kingfisher perched close to me – while I was out in the open ! (There is a separate tweet about this, but worth […]

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photography workshop

February 2019:   I am in the process of discussing a photography workshop for Beginners sometime during next February, with the focus on nature and how to get the best out of opportunities through fieldcraft. It is anticipated this will be for a limited sized group only. Not confirmed yet, but hopefully more news on […]

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