About Me

JMS with EF800

Thank you for visiting my website. I hope you enjoy the photographs and you receive enough inspiration to take quality photos of your own, maybe come on a workshop or even buy a print or two.

I became interested in wildlife as a teenager whilst watching David Attenborough’s wildlife programmes and I fell in love with photography following a holiday to The Gambia in the early 90s photographing weaver birds, mudskippers & mammals. I became an active member of the local camera club (Wigan Photographic Society) and enjoyed much success winning awards in the club along with several national and international awards for various images. In 2013, I joined Blackburn Camera Club and now live in Blackburn with my long-term partner. More recently, I’ve now joined the prestigious and very successful Wigan 10 Foto-Club.

I’ve been running tours and workshops scaling from 1-to-1 up to 15 clients since the early 2000s to locations such as Ardnamurchan, Farne Isles, Glencoe, Krakow, Lake District, Loch Ness, Marrakesh, Moidart, Mull, Northumberland, Risley Moss, Sherwood Forest, Skomer and Yorkshire Dales.

My favourite genres are wildlife, crazy macro, bands and landscapes though I’m happy photographing anything that moves and anything that doesn’t! For the technophobes, my kit includes the Canon EOS R3 & EOS 1DX-2 cameras, Canon RF15-35f2.8IS L, RF24-70f2.8IS L, RF70-200f2.8IS L, RF100f2.8IS L macro, RF400f2.8IS L, MPE65f2.8L, EF8-15 fisheye zoom and 17f4L TS-E lenses, RF1.4 & RF2x extenders, Gitzo, Wimberley & Arca Swiss supports, a variety of speedlites & remote triggers and the Epson A2+ SC-P800 printer.

If you want me to speak at your camera club on camera usage, composition, workflow and the use of Adobe Lightroom, Scottish Wildlife or Wildlife In Botswana please read this or contact me. Along with the lectures, I’ve also been a photographic judge within the Lancashire & Cheshire Photographic Union (L&CPU) for quite a number of years bringing my own distinct style of judging, constructive critique and a little humour to each event judged. As a judge, I’m now an accredited judge within the L&CPU and also currently hold three photographic distinctions:

  • LRPS – Licentiateship of the Royal Photographic Society
  • DPAGB – Distinction of the Photographic Alliance of Great Britain
  • BPE2* – British Photographic Exhibition awards

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