GEOPHOTO

Damsels and dragons

Summer is the peak time of year for photographing insects, when city parks, rural fields and woodlands are buzzing with activity

Birds of a feather

Seagulls may not be everyone’s idea of photogenic wildlife, but Britain is awash with picturesque seabirds of all varieties from canoodling gannets to swooping kittiwakes

Sleeping giants

Volcanoes are one of nature’s most spectacular sights and make for superb photography, as long as you take the correct safety precautions first

The secret garden

Spring is a season that many photographers look forward to the most because the changes in light, climate and landscape make a dramatic relief from the grey monotony that typifies a winter
Sunset has long been a favourite time of day for travellers and the breathtaking colours and light conditions make it a photograph many of us wish to take, wherever in the world we may be
When it comes to geological features and ecosystems, it’s hard to imagine anywhere else in the world more comparable to Yellowstone National Park

A whale of a time

With the possibility of spectacular breaches and tail fluking, it is unsurprising that whale photography is growing in popularity in many global coastal resorts

Weather warnings

The phrase ‘four seasons in one day’ applies aptly to Britain’s weather patterns and for the outdoor photographer this usually means being prepared for rain or shine

Between day and night

Losing light can be the bane of modern photography, but with the right preparation, correct tools and a spot of experimentation, the twilight hours can provide stunningly imaginative results

Photographing Mr Fox

They may be seen to most as an urban blight, but if you’re prepared to look past the surface scavenger, red foxes can be the focus for some breathtaking natural photography

Legend of the fall

From glorious reds to captivating oranges and scintillating yellows, when it comes to the colours of autumn, you can’t get much better than the vibrant state of New England
What they may lack in size, little owls more than make up in charisma. And despite being well camouflaged, they make very good subjects for photography – assuming you can find one

Where the land ends

A combination of dramatic cliffs, wild seas and fascinating flora and fauna make mainland England’s most westerly point an excellent destination for photographers of all persuasions

Heat and dust

Offering guaranteed light, clear blue skies and interesting geometrical patterns, deserts are a photorapher's paradise – just beware the dreaded dust and sand, and don’t leave your camera in the sun

Island sanctuaries

Combining a wild coastline, evocative ancient castles and some of Britain’s most important seabird colonies, the area around the Farne Islands in Northumberland is a photographer’s paradise

Great crested dancers

Hunted almost to extinction in the UK during the 19th century, the great crested grebe has undergone a remarkable recovery – good news for photographers hoping to capture its ‘weed dance’
Whether it’s the spectacle of a calving iceberg, the fantastic array of wildlife or the sheer vastness of the landscape, Greenland offers a range of unique opportunities for photographers

Migration watch

Cold, damp and dark winter days may not appear the best conditions for photographers, but now is the best time to catch some of the British Isles’ most celebrated avian visitors, particularly in one of the country’s many nature reserves

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