Matthew Maran Photography

Category / Outdoor Photography

New Look Home Page

New Look Home Page

We’ve just added moving image to home page. DSLRs are improving video capability with every new model and it’s something that most photographers can’t and don’t ignore. Using video is a great way of ...

Space For Nature – a year long commission

Space For Nature – a year long commission

In June 2016 I was commissioned by Clinton Devon Estates to document the wildlife and habitat across 25,000 acres of east Devon. It was produced over 18 months and published under my own imprint – Hemisphere Publishing in October 2017. The estate ...

Hampstead Heath Photography Workshop September 28th 2017

Hampstead Heath Photography Workshop September 28th 2017

A lovely day on the Heath and great to be back after the summer break. The seasonal change is one of the great things about living in this part of the world and there were already signs of autumn creeping in. The group captured some lovely images ...

Hampstead Heath Workshop June 24th

Hampstead Heath Workshop June 24th

Back in Cohen’s Fields for this weekend’s workshops and the group got stuck into the details of the grasslands and woodlands of Hampstead Heath.  

Hampstead Heath Workshop May 28th

Hampstead Heath Workshop May 28th

We dodged a bullet with the weather today, yet the little drizzle we did have created rich colours for the participants to work on capturing a range of great images on the Heath. This time of year is great for invertebrates taking advantage of the ...

Hampstead Photography Workshop | April 29th

Hampstead Photography Workshop | April 29th

First of back-to-back workshops this weekend and a lovely group ventured out into the woodlands searching for colour, detail and abstract views. The weather was on our side and the results were fantastic. Have a look below at the varied selection ...

Behind The Scenes Shooting Kingfishers

Behind The Scenes Shooting Kingfishers

It wasn’t my plan to get shots of kingfishers for my Hampstead Heath book. A fleeting glimpse is usually all anyone sees but after a conversation with the City of London ecologist and communications officer we decided to set up a hide in one ...

Hampstead Heath Photography Workshop, September 24th 2016

Hampstead Heath Photography Workshop, September 24th 2016

Perfect weather, no end of photo opportunities and lemon biscuits….what else does one need on a Heath photo workshop? We had a great selection of images to choose from and a huge range in style from the workshop group this weekend. I’m ...