All posts in: Wildlife Photography
I’ve heard a lot of rumours over the years that there were poachers that used crossbows but figured they were just stories, whilst out photographing pheasants I stumbled upon a crossbow bolt sticking out of the ground. It’s possible that it was just somebody out practising their archery but somehow I doubt thatRead More
We had the full pack of Kappas at home around the same time that the deer rut was happening. I convinced them all to get up early and we headed into the Martindale Valley near Ullswater to watch the deerRead More
The day started well, we got there just after sunrise and saw a herd straight away. There was a large stag with a group of hinds. we crept up to the wall and got a few of them walking through the field and then through the riverRead More
A few months ago we climbed up Hallin fell and then had a quick trip up this valley and saw a lot of red deer. Since they are rutting at the moment it seemed like a good choice of places to go to try and see the stags getting rowdy.Read More
The owl was out hunting on the grassland so I slowly made my way across to where I thought it would head to next. Fortunately the owl seemed to trust me and it came over to where I was stood and hunted in the area around me making it’s way between the grass and the trees. It was effortlessly flying around, hovering and then destroying whatever little animal was on the ground. I’m usually on the little guys team but I was 100% on team owl, you wouldn’t think something as pretty as that would be that good at killing. Nature doesn’t play by our rules.Read More
The sun was out and I wanted to make the most of it so I headed up to Hartsop to walk up High Street. I packed the 400mm lens in case I spotted any deer and fortunately it work out for me.Read More
Getting started in macro photography can be confusing and expensive. Here’s my budget setup to get you started using an entry level DSLR and a few accessories. You will get great results in no time.Read More
There are a lot of different things to think about when doing Wildlife photography; The Subject, Lighting conditions, How close you can get and many more.
I’ve been asked over on my YouTube page to go over what setting I use when going out to photograph wildlife, I mainly look for deer but you might pick up some tips that will help with your photography as well.