Spring hasn’t quite sprung just yet…but it’s on its way

Spring is here, but not that you’d know it with the grey skies today. The heating is back on and the jumpers haven’t quite been stored away yet. So let’s focus on what’s yet to come…glorious long warm nights, stunning springtime flowers and pretty insects pollinating. Bring it on! If you haven’t already done so, […]

Review: The Nick Brandt Trilogy

This is a retrospective review of Nick Brandt’s three photography books published between 2005 and 2013, where unusually I will consume them all in one sitting. The final chapter arrived on my doorstep today (9 November 2013) and as it’s been several years since I’ve properly looked through the previous two, I want to review […]

Love, Fear, Confusion

Two Arctic hares on the rocky hillside overlooking Blomsterbukten, eastern Greenland. This shot is important to me because of what happened before, and illustrates why wildlife photographers need to understand nature perhaps more than they need to understand photography. Arriving on the coast via Zodiac, we split into rough groups and walked up a shallow […]

Screw you modern conveniences…getting back to nature and loving it!

Welcome to Kolaybyn Eco Lodge in Sweden. Granted this place is not for everyone… • You sleep on wooden bed in a wooden hut • You have to walk to the composting toilets in the dark • You have birds flying into your cabin through the cracks above the door to wake you up • […]