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A Moment With Nature

A Moment With Nature

Really happy to have my image of the great crested grebe battling it out with a crayfish and the story behind it in the September issue of Outdoor Photography Magazine. It’s hard to believe I took these shots over a year ago. Since then ...

Early Spring 2015

Early Spring 2015

Spring seems to have come around quickly – I’m no longer dragging myself through mud and soggy grasslands searching for kestrels and green woodpeckers, wearing multiple layers and finger-less gloves. The warm sun provides promise for ...

Last of the winter light

Last of the winter light

The days are getting longer and the scent in the air is changing. Primroses are showing, daffodils are budding and bird activity is increasing all over Hampstead Heath. Spring is just around the corner and when the skies are clear the low light is ...

New Year Kestrel images

New Year Kestrel images

In between Christmas and New Year my friend Henry and I headed up to the Heath on a beautiful sunny morning to see if we could find some kestrels to shoot. We were in luck! The deep blue sky provided the perfect backdrop for this beautiful raptor ...

Common Terns at Hampstead Heath

Common Terns at Hampstead Heath

In the summer of 2014 I spent many hours photographing the wildlife at the Men’s pond in Hampstead Heath. These common terns are very active feeding their young who make a real racket screeching whilst waiting to be fed. It’s ...

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