It is over 35 years since I last visited Borneo.. sporting a full head of hair, a dodgy moustache (only by todays standards) and a lot less body fat! On that occasion I was in the recently independent state of Brunei.
This time we are visiting Malaysian Sabah in the north east of the island, hoping to capture images of their unique and spectacular wildlife including orangutan; sun bear, flying lemur and if we’re very lucky, clouded leopard.
Watch this space for developments. Read More
Watch this space for news of our exciting new project, developing wildlife and landscape photography opportunities at our new home in the North Pennines. Read More
Read my recent interview with journalist Nick Smith, featured in the 'In the Spotlight' section of the current edition of Outdoor Photography magazine (June 2018). Read More
In conjunction with experienced safari tour operators, On Track Safaris, johnbirchphoto are offering guided wildlife photography tours to South Africa and other destinations across the world. Read More
In conjunction with experienced safari tour operators, Your Safari, johnbirchphoto are offering guided wildlife photography tours to Namibia and other destinations across the world. Read More
Do you want to improve your wildlife photography? Join John on one of his wildlife photography workshops in 2018. Read More
In his latest wildlife photography experience John writes with passionate enthusiasm about what he found at Zimanga last month. And yes, with no apologies, it is a plug for John's wildlife photography tour to that location in June next year. Read More
Absolutely delighted to have been highly commended for, "Torpedo" at this year's GDT European Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2017. Read More
Please click here to view some images from my recent visit to St. Kilda, Scotland. Read More
Please click here to view some images from my recent visit to South Africa. Read More
"Sunbathing on Leopard Beach"
This photograph from my recent Falkland Islands visit, of a gentoo penguin sunbathing on Leopard Beach, was featured in The Guardian (17 December 2016). Read More
Please click here to view some of the pictures from my recent trip to the Falkland Islands. I will post more in due course. Watch these pages for more updates or follow me on social media. All and any comments and feedback will be gratefully received. Read More
Read my article in the 'Wild Walks' section of the current issue of The Great Outdoors magazine (December 2016). Read More
I was delighted to see that my photograph Descending Faochag is one of the finalists in Trail Magazine's third UK Mountain Photograph of the Year award. The competition has now gone to the public vote.
You can vote for your favourite by clicking here. Read More
Click here to read my new blog about the nesting season on Bass Rock, Scotland as it is invaded by 150,000 northern gannets. Read More
Read my article in the 'Wild Walks' section of the current issue of The Great Outdoors magazine (October 2016).
Click here to read a version of the article on my blog page. Read More