Hornbill, elephant and grey loerie – an ethical problem?

Hornbill, elephant and grey loerie – an ethical problem?

Usually when I post about wildlife photography it is simply to share my images, to comment perhaps on the choice of colour or of black-and-white, to say something about where the photographs were taken, and the circumstances - but this time I want to say a few words about something different, about the ethics of [...]

Madikwe Game Reserve – Giraffe against the Skyline

Madikwe Game Reserve – Giraffe against the Skyline

These images of Madikwe giraffe are a digression, I know, from our travels through France - and after France, there is still Istanbul to process and show - but when you are travelling light, digressions are allowed, if not in fact the real pleasure of the trip. So we will return to France, I promise, [...]

Tom

Tom

Taken in colour, these images of Tom, my grandson, with his father Gareth, are simply family photos - records of a moment, albeit a rather special moment, in Plaisance, France. But transformed into black-and-white, they become something else, at least to my mind - no longer family snaps but, hopefully, portraits, reflecting not only appearance [...]