Woburn Deer Park- Week Six

November 03, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Sorry that the final instalment of my rut at Woburn has taken so long to appear but a family holiday over half term and other things has meant I haven't had the time to edit the images taken in the last week until recently. Sadly a blog without the images probably wouldn't be very interesting. The last week of my Woburn Deer Rut started with a Sat...
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Woburn Deer Park- Week Five

October 13, 2017  •  1 Comment
Week five started with an aborted planned sunrise visit on Saturday 7th October, I decided to change to a sunset visit that day at the last minute as something else cropped up. The forecast was cloudy all evening but when I had visited the night before the rut looked like it had started and I wanted to get back. I arrived at Woburn at 4pm, a little...
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Woburn Deer Park- Week Four

October 06, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
My fourth week at Woburn started with more sunrise visits. One thing that makes me feel autumn is on its way is sunrise getting later. Some of the trees at Woburn have started to turn, some nice background colours started to appear. The weekend's weather forecast was looking really good midweek. By the weekend that had changed to overcast cloud and...
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Woburn Deer Park Rut- Week Three

October 01, 2017  •  1 Comment
The third week of Woburn started with a morning visit on Sunday 24th September (this time the camera was fully charged and I packed an extra battery just in case!). I decided against any Saturday visits as the forecast didn't look great for photography, and the forecast for Sunday sunrise looked more promising. I arrived early and found the deer di...
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Woburn Deer Park Rut- Week Two

September 22, 2017  •  1 Comment
It was back to Woburn Deer Park this week to carry on capturing the start of the Red Deer rut. Another early start on Saturday 16th September was planned as the forecast was good. The image below pretty much sums up the morning. There was hardly any deer about and the ones I saw were out of reach of the footpaths. The light was quite good but th...
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Woburn Red Deer Rut- Week One

September 18, 2017  •  2 Comments
It's at this time of year that I move towards photographing the Red Deer rut at Woburn Abbey. I've been visiting the rut at Woburn for for several years and I feel not yet made the best out of any of them. This year I will hopefully have 5-6 consecutive weeks to focus only on the Red Deer rut. One of the reasons I love the Red Deer rut is because I...
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The Uniqball- 3 years on

May 31, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
It's nearly 3 years since I first purchased a Uniqball tripod head. Three years ago I wrote a blog about my search for a single head solution. In the blog I listed all of my requirements, and what I wanted from a single head for both wildlife and landscapes. At the time the UniqBall looked like it was the head I was looking for. I thought it's abou...
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Trying something different at Forest How- a new Photo Story

May 22, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
I've recently come back from a trip to Forest How in Eskdale Green in the Lake District. You most likely know Forest How is my favourite place to photograph Red Squirrels. I've been visiting Forest How since 2014 and the stone wall is my favourite location at Forest How. It's such a natural setting but after photographing the Red Squirrels on the s...
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A Return To Skomer Island

January 19, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Last year for the second year running I returned to Skomer Island for another two night stay. This time I visited with my wife so it wasn't a full on photography only trip, that said there was a little bit of time for photography. This time I stayed from Tuesday to Thursday so there was day visitors on both days we were staying. Even though there a...
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A Venture into Infrared Imagery- Part 2

August 01, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
For the second part of the continuation of the previous blog 'A Venture into Infrared Imagery' I'm going to share more Infrared images I took during my trip to the Lake District. I visited several locations during the trip and I found the Lake District is ideal for infrared photography. Wast Water One of my favourite locations in the Lake District...
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