Matthew Maran Photography

Category / Wildlife

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 ...

You Pic Interview

You Pic Interview

Earlier this year I was interviewed by You Pic – a rapidly growing online photography sharing platform with great resources for learning

Hampstead Heath in BBC Wildlife Magazine

Hampstead Heath in BBC Wildlife Magazine

Hampstead Heath, London’s Countryside has had some great press since its release and I was thrilled to have an 8-page photo story feature alongside text from Bill Oddie – a life-long resident of the Heath

Kickstarter Campaign Launch!!!

Kickstarter Campaign Launch!!!

So excited to launch my first Kickstarter campaign today. We have 32 days to raise funds to get the book printed. It’s been 4 years in the making, spending countless hours roaming the Heath’s beautiful grasslands and forests, capturing ...

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 ...

Nature Photography Workshop on Hampstead Heath 14/3/15

Nature Photography Workshop on Hampstead Heath 14/3/15

There remained a chill in the air but we had a another beautiful day on the spring workshop on Hampstead Heath. Below are some behind the scenes images and participant photos from the day. The standard was amazing. Enjoy! If you are interested in ...

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 ...