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Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2008

Osprey snatch, Specially commended. EOS 1Dmk3, 300mm 2.8. F5 1/3200, -2/3

The ultimate competition with an amazing awards ceremony in the Natural History Museum in London.

GDT European Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2010


Mistle thrush in traffic lights. Catagory winner. EOS 5Dmk2 16-35, F22, 30sec. Another stunning awards ceremony at Lunen in Germany that lasts all weekend.

GDT European Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2014, Highly Commended

Autumn red snail and fungus. EOS 5Dmk3 180 macro F5 ISO 800.

One of a series of images trying to depict the wonder and colours of autumn.  





GDT European Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2014 Highly Commended

Small tortoiseshell at Church, EOS 5Dmk3 180 macro F10, 1/800, ISO 1000.

A chance encounter with a wide awake small tortoiseshell butterfly on a sunny winters day in my local church.

Terre Sauvage 2015

Highly Commended

Dalmatian Pelican yawn!

EOS 1DX 500mm F5.6

1/1000 ISO 400

British Wildlife Photography Awards

(BWPA) 2015

Highly Commended


180 macro F3.5, 1/1250, -2/3, 5Dmk2, ISO640,

Derbyshire. Shiny black ants.

British Wildlife Photography Awards

(BWPA) 2009

In 2009 the BWPA competition was launched with an exhibition that travelled the UK. In successive years the competition produces a celebratory book.

Pebble prominent moth on urban chains. EOS 1Dmk3 180 macro, F8, 1/250

Thorn-back Ray, EOS 1Dmk3 180 macro, F5.6, 1/60



BWPA 2010


A hedghog investigates a potential lunch item! The snail is not sure!! EOS 5Dmk2 300mm F8 1/60

BWPA 2011


Azure damself fly, 1Dmk4 180 macro F3.5 1/250 (2012)

Hedgehog and church, 5Dmk2 16-35, F16 1/60 fill flash

BWPA 2011


An orb spider among the red fruits of a lichen. 1Dmk4, 180 macro F8 1/250. Highly commended.

BWPA 2011


Wood mouse in my garden shed at night with candles. 1Dmk4 180 macro F5 1/60

BWPA 2012


Starlings above Gretna Green train station. 1Dmk4 70-200 F16 1/250

BWPA 2014 Highly Commended


Toad ballet, Canon 5Dmk3, 16-35mm,

underwater camera housing. 1/100 F20 ISO2000 

Glanslichter 2009 International Wildlife


photography competition


Magpies winding up an osprey. EOS 1Dmk3 300mm F5.5 1/2000

Festival Oiseau Nature 2013


Robin in a derelict garden shed. 1Dmk4 500mm F5.6 1/250.

This image was voted the publics favourite image at this prestigious competition in France.