Matthew Maran Photography

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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 ...

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 ...