Stratford Upon Avon Butterfly Farm

Posted by on Nov 23, 2016 in Locations, Photography | No Comments

The butterfly population of the UK has been in decline for many years now and photographing them out in the wild can be difficult. First you have to find them, then you have to make them sit still for long enough to capture that perfectly focused shot. It’s quite a challenge, and one that I […]

The Rutting Season

Posted by on Oct 12, 2016 in Locations, Photography | No Comments

Autumn is the season to watch one of natures great spectacles … deer rutting. The first two weeks of October tend to be peak viewing with some of the UK’s largest mammals locking antlers in a head to head battle. The whole event is in pursue of females who often are only fertile for a […]

Twycross Zoo

Posted by on Feb 23, 2015 in Locations, Photography | No Comments

Twycross Zoo sits just off the M42 in North West Leicestershire and is famous for its breeding program of monkeys. Over the past few years the zoo has expanded with a new visitor and a number of new attractions in particular Snow Leopards, Elephants and a new Butterfly enclosure. Like most zoo’s there will always […]

Calke Abbey

Posted by on Jun 18, 2014 in Locations, Photography | No Comments

Calke Abbey is a Grade 1 listed house near Ticknall, Derbyshire, now owned by the National Trust. From the 12th century until its dissolution by Henry VIII the site was originally an Augustinian priory. The present building, named Calke Abbey in 1808, was never actually an abbey, but is a Baroque mansion built between 1701 and 1704. The house was owned by the Harpur family for […]

Cambridge

Posted by on Dec 15, 2013 in Locations, Photography | No Comments

Cambridge is most widely known as the home of the University of Cambridge, founded in 1209 and consistently ranked one of the top five universities in the world. The university includes the renowned Cavendish Laboratory, King’s College Chapel, and the Cambridge University Library. As a location it provides unlimited opportunities particularly if you like taking […]

Dungeness

Posted by on Nov 7, 2013 in Locations, Photography | No Comments

Situated between New Romney, Lydd, and Camber on Romney Marsh in Kent, Dungeness forms part of a mile and a half coastal headland, and is one of the largest expanses of shingle in the world. It has two nuclear power stations, two lighthouses, a lifeboat station, and is the terminus of the miniature Romney, Hythe […]

Bradgate Park

Posted by on Oct 20, 2013 in Locations, Photography | No Comments

Bradgate Park is a public park in Charnwood Forest, just northwest of Leicester, England. The park covers 850 acres and lies between the villages of Newtown Linford, Anstey, Cropston, Woodhouse Eaves and Swithland. A hidden gem in the Leicestershire countryside the landscape is a mix of rocky moorland with a covering of coarse grass and bracken. Several spinneys of woodland are enclosed […]