30+ top tips to improve your wildlife photography

Over 30 marvellous wildlife photography tips and techniques that I’ve compiled over the years. The list is periodically updated with new

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First impressions of the FujiFilm GFX50s

The resolution of this 51.4 million pixel sensor is stunning. Matched with the world class FUJINON lens line-up, the amount of detail resolved should impress any 35mm user. The images here are not to be judged on aesthetics. This is just from my first walkabout with the GFX50s, keeping one eye on my dog, the other on the imminent rain clouds.

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Farewell Nikon. Hello FujiFilm Medium Format!

In my previous blog post and newsletter, I explained that I was leaving Nikon – sounds rather melodramatic, lets just say I no longer have a Nikon system – and since then, I’ve had about a hundred enquiries asking what system I was moving too. Well, here’s your answer…

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They always say time changes things…

2018 has already become one of the most turbulent years in my 13-year long career in wildlife photography. I’ve had to take a little ‘timeout’ to reflect and evaluate. Along with stuff going on outside of my photography world, I’ve also made some huge changes within. Nikon, Getty Images, Social Media… All change.

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Today, I left Twitter and Instagram. Why? You may well ask…

Twitter, Twitter, Twitter… you just really depress me!

And I’m not making light. I mean that in every sense of the word. I’ve suffered with depression for years, but you just seem to make it worse. I can’t scroll for more than a minute without seeing something that makes me want to spew molten crazy lava and smash whatever device I’m currently hold against the nearest wall. The toxicity of the ‘feed’ is actually infective. It’s like that ‘hate slime’ from Ghostbusters II. I feel angry when I am with you and that just isn’t right. It isn’t healthy for sure. For my own sake, I am moving on… Adieu.

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Everything You Need To Know About Photographing Mountain Gorillas

You have a single magic hour, so do not waste every minute considering apertures and sweet spots. Try and have a pre-conceived idea of the images you wish to shoot. Read my mountain gorilla guide and prepare yourself!

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Top Camera Gear Essentials For The Traditional African Photo Safari

What photography kit do you actually need? I’m frequently asked for my advice and recommendations for what camera gear to

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Quite Simply The Easiest Way To Photograph Grey Herons

Grey herons are one of my favourite bird species. They are handsome birds of superb elegance and are extraordinarily patient

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How I Got The Shot: Seal In Blizzard

It was the very end of the seal pupping season. Probably the last week where you could still be sure

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Essential Kit For Your Polar Safari

I’m frequently asked for my advice and recommendations for what camera gear to take on a polar safari to the

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On Bonaventure Island with over 100,000 Northern Gannets

Bonaventure Island lies in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, just a couple of miles off Quebec’s Gaspé Peninsula. If you’re not familiar with it, all you need to know is that Bonaventure is arguably the world’s largest colony of Northern Gannets, recording 121,000 individuals!

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