Wildlife Photography: Photographing Red Squirrels

Wildlife Photography: Photographing Red Squirrels Eurasian Red Squirrels are diminutive, skulking mammals with an extensive range from Ireland through Siberia to Japan. They are very photogenic and have that cute gene that really shouldn’t be a winner when it comes to evolution. Over many years I have collected many poor images of Red Squirrels clambering…

Winter Wetlands: Photographing Whooper Swans

Winter Wetlands: Photographing Whooper Swans A winter wetland has always held a special place in my heart. A unique wildness derived from the winter wildfowl that visit from the remote Arctic landscapes, birds of prey drawn to harry prey during the short, cold days – the nervousness of wildfowl feeding anxiously – ready to take…

Autumn Birches

Autumn Landscape Photographers Diary (Part 1)

An Autumn Landscape Photographer’s Diary Each September, I set out to capture autumn colour in photographs and each September I’m surprised to find no autumn colour – only a worn out post mid-summer green. And each subsequent weekend reveals a slow burn to autumn gold. So next autumn, I’ll set my alarm clock for Halloween.…

Donegal: Melmore, Fanad and Horn Head

Donegal: Melmore, Fanad and Horn Head With a dearth of Irish portfolio landscape images, I promised myself earlier this year to spend more time exploring Ireland. Birdwatching, holidaying and scuba diving have brought me to many beautiful locations in Ireland and unsurprisingly these locations double as prime landscape photographic sites. Each pursuit reveals the same…