All posts tagged: photography

Calling all young photographers!

If you are a budding young photographer and would love the chance to win some amazing prizes in return for your animal snaps why not enter the RSPCA Young Photographer Awards. Open to anyone aged 18 and under, the competition – now in its 30th year – offers a great chance to showcase your talent […]

BIAZA photo competition winners announced

‘Hold Your Gaze’ Donovan Lewis, Blue Planet Aquarium – Winner ‘Work behind the scenes’ Pensive monkeys, endangered frogs, and a close encounter with a shark are among the winning images selected by judges for this year’s  British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums (BIAZA) photography competition.  Open to zoo or aquarium staff and volunteers only, the winning […]

How wildlife photography helped heal a broken mind

Wildlife photography pulled Paul Williams back from the brink. After years struggling with mental illness, triggered by PTSD while serving as a police officer, Paul discovered the power of photography to improve wellbeing. Finding solace in the natural world, Paul created this enchanting book of beautiful photographs to tell the story of how nature helped […]

Thermal images reveal animal behaviour at night

ZSL London Zoo has released a series of fascinating thermal images showing the nocturnal goings-on of some of its animal inhabitants after dark. Using a specialist FLIR (Forward Looking Infrared) camera, ZSL’s photographer was able to reveal the unique heat radiation patterns of the animals during the ‘ZSL London Zoo Lodges’ overnight experience. Famous for their […]

Amazing wildlife photography at London’s Natural History Museum

Professional photographer David Lloyd is the winner of the People’s Choice Award at this year’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition. His photograph of a pair of male lions, entitled ‘Bond of Brothers’, saw off competition from more than 45,000 entries. The two adult males, likely brothers, rubbed faces for around 30 seconds before settling down. […]

Vote for your favourite Sussex wildlife photo

Sussex Wildlife Trust ran a competition this year to find beautiful and awe-inspiring wildlife photographs for their 2018 online calendar. The theme of the competition was The Joy of Nature and judges werre looking for stunning photographs which best captured the wildlife and landscapes of Sussex. The competition closed on the 18th September and the […]

National zoo photo award winners announced

A national photography competition run by The British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums (BIAZA) has announced its winners for 2017 at a prestigious awards ceremony hosted by The Deep aquarium in Hull. BIAZA, a conservation, education and scientific wildlife charity representing the zoo and aquarium community in the U.K., opens the photography competition […]

Photographer, musicians and expert support elephant charity

Photography, music and wildlife experts have joined together their talents to create a breathtaking combination of eye-catching images, evocative music and knowledgeable insight in the form of a unique book entitled Harmony for Elephants. Harmony for Elephants is a newly-released book with an accompanying album of specially written music. This music, donated to the project […]

Award-winning nature photos at the Horniman

From frozen landscapes to a surprised newt, the latest exhibition at the Horniman Museum and Gardens in Forest Hill, south London, showcases the beauty and diversity of the natural world. The European Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition, opened on 26th November, features all the winning photographs in the 2015 competition, on display for the first […]

Monkey forest opens summer photography competition

Staffordshire-based attraction Trentham Monkey Forest is giving away a ‘Breakfast with Monkeys’ experience for two people as it launches a new summer competition that celebrates the 300-year anniversary of Trentham Estate landscaper ‘Capability’ Brown. The attraction has named their summer photography competition ‘Are You Capable?’ in honour of the famous gardener who worked on many gardens, […]

Capture wildlife on film with new course

The Jessops Training Academy has introduced its first ever ‘British Wildlife Experience’, a rewarding course designed to provide wildlife and photography enthusiasts with the opportunity to capture animals in their natural environment. “This new photography experience provides an amazing opportunity to encounter a variety of wild and beautiful creatures that are often too difficult to even catch a […]