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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

The last place on Earth

South Georgia boasts some of the most spectacular concentrations of wildlife found anywhere on the globe. And for once, photographers don’t need to pack their long lenses and tripods in order to get great shots of animals in the wild

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