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One of my favourite photos #3 – Grey Heron

All wildlife photographers will tell you how their personal tastes evolve the longer they do it. You go from the euphoria of getting your first 500mm lens and taking nothing but frame filling photos, to eventually maturing into a more rounded photographer who tries to tell a story with all your lenses. This grey heron photo […]

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One of my favourite photos #2 – Polar Bear

To date, one of the finest wildlife experiences I have ever had, and there have been many. Squashed into a small rubber Zodiac with a few other like-minded souls, a few metres from the edge of the ice with this beauty prowling around, takes some beating. We had already watched him for some time from […]

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April 29, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Daniel - So much harnessed power – a wonderful shot.

April 29, 2015 - 2:52 pm

Wayne - Thanks Daniel. Thanks for taking the time to comment

Playing in Glaciers

Svalbard is not just about the wonderful and unique wildlife. The environment is different to so many of us, that you cannot but stare, open mouthed, at the vast land and seascapes which you will encounter on your trip there. It is both your starting and ending point on any trip into the Arctic from northern Europe. […]

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April 29, 2015 - 12:56 pm

Ian - All I can say is WOW. These pictures, especially the last one do indeed make me feel very small.

Nice Work Mate!

April 29, 2015 - 2:54 pm

Wayne - Thanks mate. It was one of the most extraordinary landscapes. Favourite place on the planet.

Humpback Flukes from Svalbard – Where else have they been sighted?

Whales have always held a fascination for me. It is simply the sheer size of them. My first wild sightings of whale was quite late in life, as I saw my first breaching Southern Right whale in Gaansbaai, South Africa. I was stood on the high cliffs and simply vowed to get closer images some […]

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April 13, 2015 - 7:42 pm

Tony Whelan - Great story Anneli. We just never know where a photograph might lead.

Well done and continued success.