August 10, 2014

It's World Lion Day today!

 

So it seems an appropriate time to release Part 2 of my film 'Lions: Saving A Species'. 

You can watch both Parts 1 & 2 on our Community Video Page


The film was shot over two trips to Kenya - the first one one hugely positive, the second l...

July 3, 2014

What a hectic couple of months it’s been – tying up the spring run of Living World, running a brilliant week-long Wildlife Video Pioneers workshop up in the Scottish highlands, and producing, directing and shooting a new short film on red kites.

 

View the film On Red Ki...

April 16, 2014

It never stops surprising me how people have such varied experiences and reactions while looking at the same picture.

 

This one I took yesterday made me feel that even in the most beautiful crowd it's possible to shine simply by being yourself.

 

However a friend commente...

February 14, 2014

After recently photographing the northern lights in staggeringly chilly -43C (plus significant wind chill) conditions in Finland, I thought I’d share the clothing I took to survive - and thrive! - in such extreme cold:

 

THE KIT I WORE FOR PROLONGED NIGHT SHOOTING IN -43...

February 7, 2014

Spring is coming our way, and as the floodwater recedes, bulbs are poking through, there are patches of blue sky outside my window and even my rhubarb is making an early bolt in the front garden.

It's got me looking forward to all that's best about British wildlife for...

January 27, 2014

This week can be summed up in a few choice F’s! 

 

Finland – beautiful place. 

Freezing – temperatures plummeted to -43C while we were there. And that, I can tell you, is frighteningly cold. 

 

Fantastic filming kit – both my Nikon D800 and my GoPro Hero3 stood up to appall...

January 10, 2014

I can't remember such a positive start to a year - what an energy boost to work with companies who are ethically minded, forward-looking and committed to resilience and sustainability!

 

Today sees the launch of Enlightened Media's latest corporate video project Get Resi...

November 29, 2013

My latest Living World programme on BBC Radio 4 is an audio riot of migrating birds - have a gander at 30,000 barnacle geese spectacularly flying in to winter on the Solway!

 

You can see a video taster here
Listen again to the full radio programme here

 

November 20, 2013

Being greeted by timber wolves is an experience of mixed feelings. The raw force as they knock me flat is shocking. Two sets of jaws gaping to fasten round my head is absolutely horrifying. Then as I realise they don’t actually want to rip my head off there is a tide o...

September 17, 2013

Thought it might be fun to bring you a sneaky behind the scenes peak at how The Living World team recorded a special programme to celebrate International Dawn Chorus Day. This is a short promo video I made of how the team and I went to North Staffordshire to revel in t...

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