My longest lens is a 200mm. Thats not all that far compared to what many people use for animals, birds and sports. That all these shots are uncropped, and I was able to fill the frame completely should tell you just how incredibly close we were able to get to these incredible lions. I’m not […]
Read More Photo of the Week: Five portraits of majesty
So this is it. The big one for this year, two weeks following South Africa’s Garden Route. Right now I’m sat at a stone stable right on the coast of the Indian Ocean surrounded by the cliffs and forests of Tsitsikamma National Park. Its an area of outstanding beauty and we arrived yesterday, but that […]
Read More A couple of photos from my first two days in South Africa
My big trip is coming up in a couple of weeks. It’ll be the first time since working out in India. Todays pictures are from Sri Lanka, which was the where I spent a week to decompress before flying home. Part of my trip will be visiting the Addas National Park, so I’ll be hoping […]
Read More Photograph of the Week: Sri Lankan Wetlands
Recently my friends Jim and Lai married in a lovely ceremony near the village of Brockenhurst in the New Forest. On their wedding website they said that they fell in love with the area and the wild horses that can be found on the moors after visiting previously. The morning following the ceremony I had […]
Read More A walk in Brockenhurst
Herman Melville’s Captain Ahab had legendarily obsession to seek out the white whale Moby-Dick. I’ve had a similar obsession to seek out a whale. Any whale. Whereas Ahab’s obsession was driven by revenge, mine was driven by something much more mundane. Killer, Minke, Humpback, Sperm, Blue… I didn’t mind which I just wanted to find […]
Read More The Tale of the Whale.
That was a hell of a day. Per my previous update, the weather was not with us today which made for interesting times and ruined photographs. In short; freezing temperatures, sustained 35mph winds gusting significantly higher and rain, Lots and lots of rain. When your guide is holding a photograph of a massive volcano, pointing […]
Read More Iceland Update: I lived.
I’ve accumulated tons of little 2 second video clips like that this that aren’t long enough to edit into a video but perfect for animated gifs. Not sure why it’s taken me so long to realise that this is the best way to share them
Read More Dinner Time
I never did manage to get a better shot of the eagle that was flying around Hyderabad and it wasn’t for want of trying. I’d spot it but it would be miles away, or if it did come close it was either coming past so close that there was no time to react, or more […]
Read More Egyptian Vulture
The last time that I was in Hyderabad I was sure that I’d seen a large bird of prey circling overhead one morning as I walked back from work. I mentioned it in the office and asked what kind of birds can be spotted around here. They looked at me like I had three heads. […]
Read More I knew it!