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Macro photography in a Cheshire Garden

I have been asked to do some macro photography work for a client in July so thought I would do a little preliminary method development work. The sort of magnification I’ll be needing for this work will mean I’ll be using the mpe-65 lens at full 5x magnification with my ring flash, which will mean it will be just cm’s from the subject and therefore shading any available light needed for focusing. (more…)

Hollies Concept Cafe “African Collection”

I am delighted to announce that I am once again working with the Hollies Farm Shop in Lower Stretton.

The Hollies displayed one of my charity prints “An Elephant for Africa” last year and helped to raise hundreds of pounds for the wonderful elephant conservation charity “Elephants for Africa’. (more…)

‘Wildlife’ photography and zoos

There are always ‘discussions’ on places such as Twitter by the wildlife photography fraternity about whether or not zoos are ‘good’ places or not. My feelings have always been that generally most are good. I am very lucky in that I live close to and was regularly taken to  an excellent zoo as a child – Chester Zoo. (more…)

A New Look for Wild Earth Fine Art Photography

It is almost two years since I launched Wild Earth Fine Art Photography to present my travel and wildlife photography separately from my already well established “People, Pet and Equine” social photography – Lesley Wood Photography.  Since launching Wild Earth Fine Art I have been delighted to receive multiple awards for my Wildlife and Fine Art photography culminating this January in me receiving the accolade of the prestigious “Overall Natural World Photographer of the Year 2013”. (more…)