Monthly Archives: July 2014

Merlin Magic

I first photographed merlin, Britain’s smallest bird of prey, in the Peak District about twenty years ago but of course that was all on film and so I have been putting feelers out in the last few years to try … Continue reading

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Stay composed

If your wildlife images are let down by poor composition it’s time to brush up on the basics. Whilst digital cameras can do most things these days the choice of subject matter and the way in which it is composed … Continue reading

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Canon 600mm f/4 L IS USM Mark II lens review

As a wildlife photographer a ‘big’ lens has always been at the forefront of my armoury starting with the manual focus Canon f4.5 500mm and then the Canon 500mm f/4 IS USM, which served me very well for over a … Continue reading

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