Ltd Edn 12 Prints
Limited Edition Of 12 Prints
A small herd of elephants, illuminated from behind by the setting sun, pick up speed and kick up a backlit dust as they approach the edge of the Okaukeujo watering hole. Etosha National Park, Namibia.
This image was featured in Wildlife Photographic magazine in September 2018.
A group of giraffe congregate at Umgodi waterhole contemplating an early-morning drink whilst remaining wary of threats lurking nearby.
I was particularly intrigued by the slightly distorted effect created by the use of the very wide angle lens needed to capture the scene from so close. Zimanga Private Reserve, South Africa.
A male King Penguin trumpets its safe return from the sea to a passing female whom he hopes to attract. All this against a backdrop of a spectcular deep red sunrise. at 0430 on a summer's morning. Volunteer Beach, East Falkland, Falkland Islands.
This image was expert-commended in the 2017 Bird Photographer of the Year.
Very much alone on a remote, South Atlantic island, I resisted the temptation to seek shelter and took this photograph of a gentoo penguin returning to its rookery from the sea, appearing to gracefully float above the sand whipped up by gale force winds. The Neck, Saunders Island, Falkland Islands.
This image graced the cover of Wildlife Photographic magazine in September 2017.
Despite the temptation to seek shelter myself, I took this photograph of a small group of gentoo penguins as they struggled against driving sand whipped up by gale force winds to return to their rookery on Saunders Island. Falkland Islands.
This image was Guardian photograph of the month in January 2017.
Peale's dolphins congregate in small pods off the coast of South America. I had spent several minutes trying to capture one riding the bow-wave of my boat and porpoising against the dramatic scenery of Westpoint Island. I got several average shots, but I was much happier with this image of a sleek dolphin, completely at home in its underwater environment, appearing to emerge from the splashes of our bow-wave like a torpedo. Falkland Islands.
This image was highly commended in GDT European Photographer of the Year 2017
A collared cheetah. This was the first time I had seen telemetry used to track wild cats and this one, together with its brother were closely guarding an impala kill. Unperturbed by humans, this cat shoulder checks the horizon for competing predators. AfriCat at Okonjima, Namibia.
This image was featured in Outdoor Photography magazine in June 2018.
King penguins undergoing the annual moult often outcast themselves from the main colony until they shed their old feathers and are ready to breed. A small group of such outcasts are seen here wandering into the enclosed waters of Volunteer Lagoon. I particularly liked the drama of the sky and light of the setting sun on the water. East Falkland, Falkland Islands.
A young leopard cub strays a few yards from its mother and pauses briefly in its attemps to climb a small tree. A few days later she was sadly killed by a hyena when her inexperienced mother took a kill back to their den. Sabi Sands Private Reserve, South Africa.
I stalked (I use the term loosely) this stag for some time as it climbed up the hillside before being positioned in front of this jaw-dropping backdrop and looking me straight in the eye. Taken on the spectacular Applecross peninsular, Scotland.
A pride of eighteen lions of mixed ages and looking in need of a meal, gathered closely in the early morning to greet a returning female. Sabi Sands Private Reserve, South Africa.
This image was shortlisted for 2018 GDT European Wildlife Photographer of the Year and published in Outdoor Photography Magazine in June 2018.
I watched for nearly twenty minutes as this adult giraffe slowly emerged from below the horizon, like an apparition, silhouetted against a mountain backdrop, on a lonely perimeter road in Timbavati Private Reserve, South Africa.
By the beginning of the 20th century the once-indigenous white-tailed eagle was shot and poisoned into extinction. It has now been gradually reintroduced to several sites in the UK, making it’s Britain’s largest bird of prey. This bird is one of fifty pairs that has now been successfully established in Scotland.
He is seen here, taking a fish from the surface of Loch Harport, Isle of Skye.
Persistent conservation efforts in Scotland and the north of England are slowly returning the indigenous red squirrel to our forests and woodlands; maintaining vigilance against the dominance of the larger, native North American grey squirrel.
This image shows a family group of three squirrels resting peacefully in the fork of two tree branches. Smardale Nature Reserve, Cumbria, England.