A few months back I read an article that was published back in 2008, from a columnist Robert Hardman who wrote; "Should there ever be a prize for Britain's most hated bird, then, surely, it would go to the Canada goose. If Canada geese were human, they would be lounging around all day doing nothing, claiming every welfare benefit in the book, driving their neighbours out of town and notching up ASBOs around the clock."
Fair Isle, measuring at just 3km wide and barely 5km long is Britain's most remote inhabited island. It can be found marooned in the North sea roughly midway between mainland Shetland and Orkney. The island is world famous for it's traditional style of knitting but Fair Isle holds a secret whilst the rugged cliff faces that border the island may not necessarily house the biggest population of puffins across the UK it is difficult to argue that it isn't the most beautiful.
As wildlife photographers we are often driven to some of the harshest environments on the planet in pursuit of our next photographic project. A few years back I was inspired by Vincent Munier's work with the Musk Ox in Dovrefjell during the cold Winter months. So last year I decided in February I would follow in his footsteps and experience this harsh & unforgiving environment for myself.
2015 has been a great year for me and the year when my photography and company have moved forward the most. The year started out with a bang with my 1st success in a major photographic competition Outdoor Photographer Of The Year. I was happy to find out my image "The Last Catch" of a coastal brown bear fishing at sunset was awarded runner up in the Wildlife Insight category. This image had become one of my favourites as It was not just about the image but the realization of a dream