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Busy, busy, busy

Busy, busy, busy

No complaints but have had no time to post at all due ...
Incoming, Richard Mosse

Incoming, Richard Mosse

Bear with me as this started quite a while ago, in 2013, ...
Sammy Munene, naturalist, guide, filming driver

Sammy Munene, naturalist, guide, filming driver – wildlife whisperer!

Sometimes, actually almost always, we get to work with the most amazing ...
Wildscreen 2016

Wildscreen 2016

As a wildlife filmmaker it’s traditional to miss almost everything of cultural importance ...
The Hunt, BBC America 3rd July

The Hunt, BBC America 3rd July

BBC America’s first major natural history series, The Hunt, will premiere Sunday at ...
BAFTA 2016

BAFTA 2016

Wonderful to be a part of the team that won Best Photography ...
Winterwatch

Winterwatch – Giant’s Causeway

Having a chance to film wildlife in the UK is something to ...
Sadly not all good news

Sadly not all good news…

It has been such an incredible privilege to film lions in The ...
Meet the woman behind Attenborough

Meet the woman behind Attenborough’s ‘The Hunt’ lens

The Sunday Telegraph’s feature writer, Harry Wallop interviewed me at home last ...
Nowhere to Hide, The Hunt

Nowhere to Hide, The Hunt – Ethiopian Wolves.

Nowhere to Hide,  ‘The Hunt’ (BBC One 9pm, 29th November 2015.) Assistant ...
Telegraph article on The Hunt

Telegraph article on The Hunt

Alastair Fothergill, Director of Silverback Films and The Hunt breaks down how a cheetah ...
The Hunt

The Hunt

For the past two years I’ve been fortunate enough to work as part of ...
Lions, lions, lions with a few Orca thrown in for good measure.

Lions, lions, lions with a few Orca thrown in for good measure.

Filming Orca was one of those dream come true moments, to sit metres ...
Time rushing by.

Time rushing by.

Cannot believe it’s March 2015 already. Filming has been busy with trips to ...
A few things BBC

A few things BBC

‘Life Story‘ starts on BBC One this October and ‘AutumnWatch’ on BBC ...
It

It’s August so it must be Alaska.

For the third summer in a row I found myself winging my ...
Amira guest post for NewsShooter.com

Amira guest post for NewsShooter.com

NewsShooter.com was set up by Dan Chung and Matt Allard in 2009. It’s ...
Plus ça change

Plus ça change

There’s something really wonderful about going back time and time again to ...
The Gate

The Gate’s driver

In 1993 I was working on Partridge Films ‘Lions, Pride of Africa’ ...
Two shoots and a talk.

Two shoots and a talk.

2014 has been lovely and busy so far with shoots in Thailand ...
and it all got a bit busy

and it all got a bit busy…

The end of 2013 was nonstop travelling from Canada to the UK ...
Alaska

Alaska

Like many places there was a heatwave in Alaska this summer which ...
North America, Discovery Channel

North America, Discovery Channel

During 2010 and 2011 I travelled several times to North America to ...
Zimbabwe, trees.

Zimbabwe, trees.

Baobabs (Adonsonia Digitata) are one of my favourite trees. At least 3 or ...
a snippet of bears

a snippet of bears

Here’s a brief glimpse (about 1.32) in of some Bears splashing and stuff.
Royal Television Society

Royal Television Society

Nice one for the cameramen (and woman) on ‘African Cats’ from RTS ...
More snow

More snow

Because I couldn’t get enough of the beauty, my eyes nearly fell ...
let it snow

let it snow…

The tiniest bit of colour stands out when the landscape is pretty ...
Land of the Thunder Dragon

Land of the Thunder Dragon

Still reeling from an amazing journey through Central Bhutan at the beginning ...
Winter walk December 2012

Winter walk December 2012

One of the wonderful things about Christmas holidays is the chance to ...
Life through a lens

Life through a lens

Part of the ‘Meet my planet‘ bit of the new Youtube channel ...
Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe

They say when you witness things of great beauty it stimulates your ...
Winner at Panda

Winner at Panda’s 2012

The African Cats team were absolutely delighted to win Wildscreen’s Best Theatrical ...
Masterclass at Wildscreen

Masterclass at Wildscreen

Heading off to Bristol this week to attend The Wildscreen Festival, catch ...
Secret squirrel

Secret squirrel

Hard to resist, this little guy had the perfect ‘des res’ and ...
Moja

Moja’s back

‘A Lion’s Tale’ is being broadcast on BBC 1, Sunday 16th September ...
Net casting spider

Net casting spider

Whilst I’ve been away filming this summer BBC2 showed ‘The Dark; Nature’s ...
Film Noir BBC Wildlife

Film Noir BBC Wildlife

Isla pan de Azucar, Chile.
In the August 2012 BBC Wildlife mag there’s a behind the scenes ...
Mara sunset tree

Mara sunset tree

Rhino ridge favourite tree, Masai Mara Kenya
All the folk I know who’ve had the pleasure of working in ...
Nyota

Nyota’s Fig

Green pigeons, glossy starlings, the odd hoopoe and on the last three ...
The other side of the camera

The other side of the camera…

It’s all rather odd to find yourself in the viewfinder when you’re ...
Planet Earth Live

Planet Earth Live

After a couple of years working away from Africa it was a ...
African Cats

African Cats & Planet Earth Live – lions galore

African Cats finally arrives in UK cinemas on the 27th April with ...
Dawn and so to sleep

Dawn and so to sleep

Taking in the view at dawn
Spending the night maneuvering around a 1×1.2m baking tray, aka filming platform, ...
Corcovado National Park, Costa Rica

Corcovado National Park, Costa Rica

This beautiful pit viper had just caught and was eating a lizard ...
Blue birds

Blue birds

The least beautiful noise in the forest has to be the parrots ...
Every shade of green

Every shade of green

it's called rain forest for a very good reason...
Shoot 2, The Dark. Pacaya Samiria National Reserve in the upper reaches ...
In the dark

In the dark

The sky above the cabin - stars galore
The BBC Natural History Unit are making a new series The Dark ...
Press trip to Paris

Press trip to Paris

nose to nose with the stars of 'Felins'
‘Felins’ opens in France on February 1st 2012. Director’s Keith Scholey and ...
Happy New Year Dog

Happy New Year Dog

Holkham Beach, Norfolk. New year’s day 2012.
Trip of a lifetime

Trip of a lifetime

Cara, Aer Lingus’ inflight magazine asked me to write a brief article ...
Natron, Tanzania

Natron, Tanzania

Trawling through old hard drives and found these shots, taken at Lake ...
Skies and skeins

Skies and skeins

Pink Footed Geese fly to their roost on the North Norfolk coast ...
Donna Nook Grey Seal Colony

Donna Nook Grey Seal Colony

November is a great time for British wildlife and so when I ...
Crane

Crane

Sometimes wildlife appears in the strangest of places, this Crane was on ...
African Cats out on DVD

African Cats out on DVD

Cats has been released on DVD and Blu-Ray in The USA, here’s ...
Wapiti, Benezette

Wapiti, Benezette

Just before the leaves turn in Pennsylvania the elk or Wapiti rut. ...
Pony express

Pony express

Pony Express Route. It’s hard not be carried away with the beauty ...
Mustangs

Mustangs

Our brief was to film wild mustangs around water holes in the ...
Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival

Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival

Delighted to hear that African Cats has been nominated for two awards ...
Antelope Island

Antelope Island

Apparently over 100 billion brine flies live in Great Salt Lake, Utah, ...
Silver Springs: Florida

Silver Springs: Florida

Another shoot for Wild Horizons, this time Florida filming alligators – as ...
Disney World African Cats Promotion

Disney World African Cats Promotion

It’s not every day you have the privilege of being made into ...
Wapusk, Canada. Feb 2011

Wapusk, Canada. Feb 2011

Polar bear and cub footprints in the snow. Wild Horizons is currently ...
A is for aardvark

A is for aardvark

These two sleepy aardvarks are part of The Zoological Society of London‘s ...
Burnt out combi van, Masai Mara 2008

Burnt out combi van, Masai Mara 2008

The three males

The three males – Mara

Honey’s boys; Kings of the hill in 2010. Sadly only one of ...
Selous giraffe

Selous giraffe

One for the caravan club

One for the caravan club

Proof that caravans are cool. Very cool at roughly 58° 47′ North ...