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Hampstead Heath Nature Photography Workshop 6/6/15

Hampstead Heath Nature Photography Workshop 6/6/15

We had another beautiful day on Hampstead Heath for the 7th nature photography workshop. The fine weather inspired some fantastic photography and once again the standard was very high. I love how we all interpret a scene so differently, each of us ...

Spring Nature Photography Workshop on Hampstead Heath

Spring Nature Photography Workshop on Hampstead Heath

Every season brings new photographic delights, and we were spoiled for choice in Cohen’s field in the North-Eastern end of Hampstead Heath. The greens are really fresh at this time of year and the meadows carpeted with wildflowers. Once again ...

North Norfolk Weekend

North Norfolk Weekend

I love visiting north Norfolk. The coastline is spectacular throughout the year with copious amounts of bird life and wonderful panoramic views. Holkham Bay is my favourite spot and an incredible location for sunset photography. The beach views and ...

‘Five Great Blogs To Follow’ – Outdoor Photography

‘Five Great Blogs To Follow’ – Outdoor Photography

My Blog is featured as one of five great blogs to follow in this month’s Outdoor Photography magazine. I guess you reading this means you think the same thing too. Many thanks to Phage Design for the lovely new website and blog, and Anna Evans ...

A Head For Heights

A Head For Heights

I’ve recently been looking at a number of ways to get aerial shots of Hampstead Heath, and this week I met up with David and Conrad – tree management officers for the City Of London. They were kind enough to get me up in the Mewp (also ...

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 ...

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 ...

Smash and grab snow shots

Smash and grab snow shots

It was a race against time last Tuesday to get a number of shots I had in mind for when it snowed. Arriving at first light I could hear it melting in the trees so I had to work fast.