For as long as I remember Iíve been interested in wildlife, an interest my mother always encouraged. During my early teenage years my father, who was an amateur photographer himself, bought me a Zenit E SLR & that was me hooked on photography too.
In my late teens I didn't pursue either hobby as work, sport & drinking, later followed by raising a family, paying a mortgage etc took over. Having survived those mayhem years I again started to take more than just a casual interest in photography & birdwatching - the latter was proving to be particularly frustrating as each time I saw a bird I didnít recognise, by the time I started to look it up, I couldnít remember just what it looked like, so I decided to combine the two interests & start photographing what I saw to aid making an id. As my bird id skills slowly started to improve I started to crave taking better photographs of them, so here I am, 3 digital cameras, a few lenses & a couple of grand later, completely fascinated & obsessed by observing & photographing the fauna & flora around us & learning more about the natural world.
My wildlife watching & photography are very much conducted at an amateur level, I donít profess to be an expert in either field, so if you spot any errors on my website, with IDís for instance, please email me to let me know.
I hope you enjoy looking at the images in my Photo Galleries, which can be reached by clicking on the Photo Gallery tab towards the top left of this page.