Blog Introduction

In this blog I intend to share my personal experiences of being a wildlife cameraman. I'll also write about nature conservation, and anything related that I want to have a rant about. It's said that the novel is the last bastion of free speech, so I'll also be featuring my work on 'The Life and Times of Tudor Morgan' series. In between times I like chopping wood, in a microscopic way: it's like a therapy, so I'll be writing about wood sculpture too.

Wildlife Cameraman Blog

wildlife cameraman and beyond

wildlife cameraman and beyond Wildlife cameraman and beyond: it sounds like a bad title for a low budget movie. One day you’ll find it at the bottom of the £1 bin at Asda. You’ll be tempted to buy it for your friend, who just loves ‘those David Attenborough films’, but your friend will be so… Continue Reading

Great spotted woodpeckers drumming

Great spotted woodpeckers drumming Great spotted woodpeckers drumming is a great sound. They’ll start drumming as early as February and carry on through April. No doubt people have recorded drumming in other months too. You can read about great spotted woodpeckers here. Last year I went out to have a go at woodpeckers drumming. I’m… Continue Reading

Unique wildlife behaviour

Unique wildlife behaviour Unique wildlife behaviour and the filming thereof can take many forms. As a wildlife cameraman it is always exciting to be presented with the challenge of filming something a bit different. Okay, wouldn’t be all love to head off and film snow leopards; they’re fantastic animals. Or how about tigers in Siberia?… Continue Reading

Watching Wild Life

Watching Wild Life ‘Watching Wild Life’. It’s a small point, perhaps, but you don’t see those words written quite like that any more. You’re more likely to see ‘watching wildlife.’ Wildlife cameraman, the job title, is a label, but equally, Wild Life Cameraman could be too. Is there a difference? I think there is. A… Continue Reading

Filming woodcock – it’s all about the snow

Filming woodcock – it’s all about the snow Sometimes being a wildlife cameraman seems to be about nothing but bad luck. ‘You should have been here yesterday’. ‘If you can hang on another day I’m sure the birds will come’. If I had a pound for every time I’ve heard that I’d have a lot… Continue Reading

Working with Inspirational People

Working with Inspirational People I think it’s true to say that I work with inspirational people almost all of the time. With regard to passion for nature conservation people don’t come more inspirational than Iolo Williams. I’ve worked with Iolo for more than 5 years now. From time to time I work with other well… Continue Reading