Matthew Maran Photography

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‘The Rat Game’ – Wildlife Photographer of the Year

‘The Rat Game’ – Wildlife Photographer of the Year

I’m delighted to be highly commended in the mammal behaviour category of this year’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year. ‘The Rat Game’ was taken on the allotment close to where I live in north London and was the most exhilarating experience ...

Shooting foxes, the Compassionate Way | Part One

Shooting foxes, the Compassionate Way | Part One

During the Covid – 19 lockdown I made a short film about what I’ve been up over the past four years photographing foxes close to my house. It was a great exercise in summing up the project so far and making use of the tons of film and ...

More images added to the fox gallery

More images added to the fox gallery

It’s been a productive start to the year and whilst one has to spend many hours looking at screen, editing, emailing and writing it’s important to remember one must get out and take pictures. It’s surprisingly easy to forget this ...

BBC Wildlife Magazine Fox Feature

BBC Wildlife Magazine Fox Feature

It was great to feature alongside Kyle Moore and Sam Hobson for a new feature on Urban Foxes in this month’s BBC Wildlife magazine. The story looked at number of topics including questions about their divisive nature, how long they’ve ...

Heath Photo Workshop | Jan 11th

Heath Photo Workshop | Jan 11th

The first workshop of 2020 and on a drab, overcast winters day the group found wonderful pockets of colour, a lovely wildlife moment on the ponds and a secret fairy door tucked away in the deep dark woods. One of the many joys running these ...

Heath Photo Workshop | December 14th

Heath Photo Workshop | December 14th

Another year of workshops on Hampstead Heath comes to an end and our December group got on with capturing some fantastic shots in mixed weather to say the least! I always love seeing how differently each photographer interprets the same in scene in ...

Heath Photo Workshop | November 10th

Heath Photo Workshop | November 10th

It’s not hard to see why the autumn workshops are the most popular on the Heath. It’s such a beautiful location which we are very lucky to have so close to London’s city centre. It’s evident from the quality and range of the ...