Nature Photography

Going Wild With Olympus: Llyn Fach – How Did I Get the Shot?

  • December 15, 2018
Going Wild With Olympus: Llyn Fach – How Did I Get the Shot?

I'm lucky enough to be working with Olympus UK and the Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales on a project documenting the wildlife and some of the many nature reserves that exist in south and west Wales. It's a fantastic opportunity to not only work with some amazing Olympus camera gear, but to explore reserves I've never previously visited, and see the wildlife that lives there. Llyn Fach Nature Reserve Llyn Fach Nature Reserve lies about twenty miles northeast of Neath in Wales. It's a glacial lake in the hills close to the Brecon Beacons and requires a two mile...

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The Magic of Common Birds

  • April 21, 2018
The Magic of Common Birds

In photography everyone's always chasing the unique shot. Whether that's fantastic landscapes, rare wildlife, or just a different perspective that makes the shot stand out from the crowd. But chasing those unique shots often blinds you to the beauty of the everyday things around you. Take one of my recent walks. I love the walk along the Nevern Estuary that leads past Newport in Pembrokeshire. It's only a short stretch, but it snakes through woodland at the side of the estuary to give glimpses of the estuary, dunes, boats, and Dinas Island in the distance. Seabirds line the sandbanks at low tide...

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