Blog 2011 November

The Shropshire Magazine

Just a quick post to flag the new Wild Shropshire column in The Shropshire Magazine which gets under way in the December issue and is now on the shelf.  There’s a full 3 page article and 8 images most of which are additional to the content of the book too – aside from the shot of yours truly that’s far too prominent for my liking!

This first feature tees up the whole Wild Shropshire project and over the coming months I’ll be focussing on certain events or topics in the natural world occuring here in the county during that month or season – all amply illustrated by plenty of images.

I’d like to thank Neil Thomas the editor for giving me the opportunity to work with them on this – it’s a bit of a dream come true opportunity to have a regular feature like this and I’m full of ideas for the issues ahead – a good job too as January’s submission has already gone and I’m working on February already!  No clues as to what they are about though so look out for the magazine around the county.

Yes that’s my Dormouse up there in the corner on the cover too!

A garden favourite

All photographers get a buzz from seeing their images in print, especially when it’s been chosen by others (who have a huge choice from which to make their selections these days) and even more so when it’s that all important cover shot; it has the extra responsibility to help “sell” the publication! It was therefore a nice [...]

Changing autumnal colours

Autumn is one of the best seasons to be out with a camera in my view – whether it’s berries bursting in the hedgerows, mists sitting in the valleys, fungi poking up from the leaf litter or those rich golden colours to be found in the woodlands then there always seems to be an opportunity for [...]

Welcome to Wild Shropshire

Welcome to Wild Shropshire!  It’s a brand new project, a brand new book and a brand new blog too which I’ll be doing my best to keep interesting, involving and informative over the coming weeks and months. Hopefully you’ll have got a flavour of the sort of wildlife and nature photography that forms the basis [...]