A quiet, cold spring, but with plenty of standout moments.
Owls, roe deer, warblers, and more.
Wildlife, sunshine, frost, mist, and favourite local views If 2020 has been the year of keeping it local, then my New Year’s Eve walk has reinforced that theme. I have walked through the Gunby parkland hundreds of times over the last few years and at least 200 times this
Connections, light, and learning: a look at the best of my wildlife and landscape photography this year. In the past I’ve sometimes selected five top images from the year. It’s a useful exercise, but this year I’ve failed to narrow it down anywhere near as tightly. I
Now that winter is upon us, here’s a selection of a few of my favourite images from autumn 2020. Each year, my photography goes through seasons that mirror the seasons of the natural world. While spring and summer 2020 have been all about wildlife (especially birds), autumn and winter
The perfection of winter in a collection of images from ten years ago It’s easy to forget, when away from the mountains, just how good winter mountaineering can be at its best. There is nothing in the world like it. The anticipation, the planning, the failures, the gradual accumulation
It’s been a relatively quiet week for nature sightings thanks to some wet and windy weather, but I’ve still had some fantastic moments on my morning walks. This week’s highlight has undoubtedly been another sighting of the Warblerland barn owl. On Monday I saw it hunting over
The first in a new series of blog posts on my latest nature and wildlife images. Four weeks ago, I published a blog post called ‘The voices of birds: a greening of lockdown’, sharing my experience during the Coronavirus lockdown along with a few of my latest wildlife and landscape
It’s been a week of colour after a monochrome month. Each morning, before I have breakfast and start work for the day, I drag myself out of bed and walk five miles around my local footpaths. I began this habit two years ago, and have kept it up – it’
Yesterday, I succeeded in creating an image I’ve been visualising for several years. Since 2014, I’ve been fascinated by a local landmark that makes an excellent photographic subject. It’s a magnificent dead tree, a skeleton monument isolated in the middle of the Gunby parkland. Over the years