Matthew Maran Photography

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People’s Choice in The Guardian

People’s Choice in The Guardian

Today The Guardian published an online gallery of the Lumix People’s Choice Award nominees from the Wildlife Photographer of the Year Awards featuring my ‘Fox Meets Fox’ image. You can view the gallery here and voting is until ...

More competition success

More competition success

My image of a beaver family snacking on the edge of the River Otter in Devon has been highly commended in the Habitats category of the British Wildlife Photography Awards. I took this shot while working on a long term project with Clinton Devon ...

Next up on the Podcast – Jasper Doest

Next up on the Podcast – Jasper Doest

Jasper Doest is an award-winning wildlife photo journalist who specialises in long-term photography projects that focus on human/animal connection and conflict. Through his work he gives a voice to the natural world and it only takes a few minutes ...

Fox Meets Fox

Fox Meets Fox

I was thrilled to discover earlier this year my ‘Fox Meets Fox’ image made it into this years Wildlife Photographer of the year competition. It was many hours in the making – sitting, waiting, hoping and with a little luck, the ...

Hampstead Heath Workshop September 29th

Hampstead Heath Workshop September 29th

The beginning of autumn on Hampstead Heath and the first of two workshops saw lovely weather and an equally lovely group produce a cracking set of images. If you are interested in joining me on a workshop on Hampstead Heath you can find out more ...

Hampstead Heath Photography Workshop March 2018

Hampstead Heath Photography Workshop March 2018

Saturday brought spring showers…. we persevered, improvised and got wet but it didn’t prevent us from shooting. Instead the group used the conditions to their advantage and gathered some lovely images you will see below. The spring ...

Next on the podcast – Helen Gilks

Next on the podcast – Helen Gilks

Podcast #6  A conversation with Helen Gilks – owner and manager of Nature Picture Library – the UK’s leading natural history picture agency. We discuss finding a niche, telling stories with images and the inner workings of a ...

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 ...

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 ...