News and whats happened during 2013

Best Shot 2013 Winner of the Animal section

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Out you come
Welcome news in July 2013, my image "Out you come" has won the Animal section of the Best Shots photographic competition.
This image as well as the other first second and thirds in all ten sections will be exhibited in various parts of the country during 2013, for full details of these events, please vist the Best Shot website found on my links page. There is also an opportunity to purchase the print at these events.

Thank you to Mike Maloney for his judging and kind comments on the image:
Professor Dr. Michael Maloney, OBE - Hon FPRS, FBIPP, FRPS
Mike Maloney is Britain's most decorated press photographer, with 105 major prizes to his name. Three times voted Press Photographer of the Year, he was Chief Photographer for Mirror Group newspapers before turning freelance in 2002. He also has numerous royal tours to his credit, as well as photographing world leaders like Clinton, Reagan, Gorbachev and Yeltsin - with resulting invitations to dine at both The White House and the Kremlin.

What the Judges Had to Say
"This is the best picture I have ever seen of an osprey. The difficulty of achieving this amazing picture is unbelievable; pin-point focusing, timing, perfect angle and knowing your subject. As soon as I saw this shot I knew it was a winner" - Mike Maloney

and, also thanks to Lord Crathorne for his contructive comments and excellent chat on the day of the event.