Meet the Model – Brian the Badger

Badger Say hello to Brian the Badger (Meles Meles) Despite being rarely seen during daylight hours ,Badgers are easily recognisable and widespread on the British mainland. The low set animal has a solid frame , black and white striped face with grey body hair and a lighter underside.With an average weight of 15 kg the Badger [...]

Meet the Model – Hetty the Hedgehog

Copyright Fergals Images Say hello to Hetty the Hedgehog ( Erinaceus europaeus ) The Hedgehog is one of Britain’s favorite small mammals,once common in our towns and villages but now very much under threat from development and habitat loss. Small , round and covered in spines the nocturnal Hedgehog is an unmistakable animal seen in [...]

Bobs Blog – With a camera like that

Last of the repeats for now and another of my favourite posts.......... With a camera like that you are bound to take excellent photos by Bob Brind-Surch, professional photographer and naturalist .  www.naturesphotos.co.uk I was recently reflecting on an attempt I made some years ago to photograph nesting great crested grebes. I was sitting by [...]

Bob’s Blog – Rinse and Repeat

Rinse and Repeat by Bob Brind-Surch, professional photographer and naturalist . http://www.naturesphotos.co.uk I was one of those youngsters who read every label on every bottle and packet. One day I was reading the instructions on a shampoo bottle which said, wet hair, apply shampoo, work to lather, rinse and repeat. Being the sort of annoying [...]

My Top Tips

My Top Tips by Bob Brind-Surch, professional photographer and naturalist . http://www.naturesphotos.co.uk I am often asked for my top ten tips as a wildlife photographer and always mumble my way through a reply but recently when sitting on a bench with a workshop participant his question set me thinking harder. Those of you who have [...]