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Rain, rain, Stay a While (or ‘How I learned to love precipitation’)

Last week I visited my friend and co-conspirator, Tom Robinson, at his state-of-the-art hide photography operation in Lincolnshire ( It’s been raining quite a lot over the last week and Tom told me that he’d had quite a few cancellations as a result. This amazed me as, like many professional wildlife photographers, I usually prefer the soft light of an overcast day to bright sunshine. In this short blog, I’ll explain why I think rain is great for wildlife photography and how to prepare for, and photograph in wet weather.

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Capturing Bee Eaters in flight

European Bee Eaters are busily nest building across Southern and Central Europe and Turkey after their long migration back from Africa. They’re very colourful birds and are always a popular highlight on my Spring wildlife photography workshops in Hungary. However, as many people have discovered, they can be rather tricky to catch in flight...

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