February 08, 2018  •  1 Comment
It is a sign of the times, when in the depths of a european winter, the chilled damp public of the UK and Ireland as well as our northern european neighbours, that a family can sit down to a breakfast, lunch or dinner and have fresh strawberries by the bowl full, The demand for this fruit has long been high in these northern latitudes, and none pro...
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A Day With The Bees

January 31, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
The Guadalquivir river valley in Andalucia is not for everyone, it is to put it mildly, a place to avoid in mid summer. The reason is simple, it is the frying pan of Spain, with temperatures hitting 50 degrees plus, and for those that live and work there, the passing of September is a time of great releif when ones daily routine does not feel as if...
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Filming Stoats, now you see me, now you dont !!!

January 25, 2018  •  Leave a Comment
It was somewhat of a bonus, a kind of two for the price of one if you like, to discover that my chosen location in the French Alps, where I hoped to film the mating behaviour of the successfuly reintroduced Bearded Vultures, was also home to several Stoats or Ermin as they are known in French. As an aspiring wildlife cameraman looking to increase t...
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The Iberian Lynx Living On A Knife's Edge

December 16, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
THE IBERIAN LYNX LIVING ON A KNIFES EDGE The Iberian Lynx is in trouble, it has been for a long time, with a steady decline in numbers from around 100,000 at the beginning of the 20th century, to the darkest years in it's existence to date 1998-2003, when between 75-100 were left in two remnant populations in southern Spain, extinction, hung ov...
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Game Farm Photography Who Needs It !! Certainly Not The Animals

December 10, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
I think it fair to inform readers from the very outset of this post (some might prefer to label it an "extreme rant"), that I am probably not the person to write on the subject of game farm photography, as a fierce opponent of it, objectivity is in short supply. Regardless of my entrenched position on one side of the fence, i will continue. For tho...
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