Stelvio National Park Workshop

August 14, 2017

I am often asked why I run so many workshops in the Alps. Quite simply, I never tire of the landscape or the flora and fauna. I have been going there for many years, and I’m always amazed at the sheer diversity of subject material. Stelvio was our base this year.   Nikon D810, 14-24mm […]

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Spring in a bluebell wood

April 25, 2017

Nikon 810, 14-24mm Ultra Wide-angle Lens, 1/8sec at f/11. ISO 100. Spring is well under way now with an explosion of colour in the woodlands. A trip to a nearby bluebell wood never fails to impress me. I decided that I would only take two lenses, a 200mm macro and the 14-24mm wide-angle. I am […]

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New Macro Publication

April 8, 2017

I mentioned in an earlier blog that I was in the final stages of completing and new macro photography publication. I am now pleased to say that we are finalising the design and plan to go to print soon! The book should be available to purchase sometime in September. This is the most comprehensive macro […]

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Spring is coming

March 15, 2017

With spring just around the corner, I paid a visit to a small nearby wood situated in a river glen. Each year in early March, it provides a fine display of Scarlet Elf Cup fungi Sarcoscypha coccinea which pepper the many decaying stumps and branches along the river. Over the years I have accumulated many […]

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Extreme Iceland

March 5, 2017

It’s been some months since I have last posted anything on my blog. I have been extremely busy working on the final parts of an up and coming photographic publication. Keep an eye on the blog, and I will post more information soon. Having just recently returned from Iceland I thought I would post a […]

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July 22, 2016

A beautiful oriental species belonging to the genus Loepa which occur as far east as southeastern China. Adults are large and brightly coloured. The striking caterpillars feed on Citrus reticulata (mandarin orange) and fly in June. Most of you know, I have a long association with moths. I spent many years photographically documenting the larger moths in […]

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The Var Photographic Workshop France

July 17, 2016

The Var is a well-known region in the south of France noted for its warm Mediterranean climate, the numerous vineyards which abound the countryside and rich diversity of insect life. It’s a particularly rich area for butterflies with over 100 species recorded from the area. I have, over the years, run many workshops in various parts of France, but normally much later […]

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