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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A Venture into Infrared Imagery

June 03, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
At the start of the year I decided I wanted to try to do more landscape photography. Landscape photography is something I enjoy doing but haven't devoted the same amount time to as my wildlife photography. One problem I've found with landscape photography is the need to be out at sunrise and sunset, the quality of light makes a big difference to th...
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My Guide to Red Squirrel Photography Locations at Forest How, Eskdale, Cumbria.

March 09, 2016  •  1 Comment
My favourite place to photograph Red Squirrels is not a well photography hide or public location, its a guest house in Eskdale, Cumbria. I have visited Forest How Guest House several times in the last few years, its a place will keep going back to. With the help of Peter Trimming who has introduced me to the various locations he has set up througho...
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New Tutorial- A Guide to Teleconverters

January 09, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
Teleconverters are something I hear many people ask about and something that seems not to be properly understood by many. I think everyone hears about this magical accessory that extends your lens by about 40-100%, but their disadvantages are not as well known. Used correctly and within their limitations teleconverters are an excellent to any photo...
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My 2015 Review

December 31, 2015  •  Leave a Comment
It's another year on and time for my review of 2015. It's the time to look back on how its gone, what has went well and my aims for this coming year. In this review I'm going to look at my image highlights of this year, if I met my 2015 aims and create new aims for 2016. My Image Review of 2015 Highlights. I thought I would start off by reviewing...
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Autumn Hedgehog Workshop

November 15, 2015  •  Leave a Comment
For many people their first view of hedgehogs may be have been of Beatrix Potter's Mrs Tiggywinkle or from the road safety TV adverts teaching us to safely cross the road. Hedgehogs have an endearing reputation amongst the British public even though they are a nocturnal predator covered in spikes, they were after all named "Britain's Favourite Spec...
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Puffins at Sunset on Skomer Island

October 17, 2015  •  Leave a Comment
Puffins are one of my favourite birds, its their appearance and the way they behave. They are great fun to watch and make great wildlife subjects. The only problem with Puffins is they are only found in a few locations in the British Isles. One place is Skomer Island, just off the Pembrokeshire coast in Wales. In 2013 I visited Skomer for the firs...
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