Freelance photographer and author concentrating on outdoor sports, natural history and the environment throughout the world. Specialist in cave and mine photography, including the history of underground and flash photography. Zoology degree. Worldwide digital photo library of nature and travel pictures. Fellow of the Royal Photographic Society (FRPS).
Proprietor: Wild Places Photography (picture library and commissioned work); Proprietor: Wild Places Publishing (specialising in caving-related publications) Editor of Descent, the magazine of underground exploration (www.wildplaces.co.uk); Publishing services: editing, indexing, proof-reading, layout and design; Photography and flash workshops; Digital photography; Commissioned photography and writing
Books: To Photograph Darkness; Images Below; The Spice of Life; Radical Sports: Caving
1993: Peter M Hauer Award Spelean History Award, National Speleological Society, USA ; 1997: Giles Barker Award for Excellence in Cave Photography; 1997: Tratman Award for caving literature; 1998: OWG/Fuji Professional Award for Excellence in Photography; 1998: Spelean Arts and Letters Award, National Speleological Society, USA; 2009: Tratman Award for caving literature; 2013: OWPG Award for Excellence for Photography. In addition, he has taken first place in national and international cave photography salons a total of 33 times (UK), 3 times (Spain) and 12 times (USA), as well as receiving numerous commendations and ribbons.
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Photographer and author specialising in caves and caving and the environment, using Canon cameras