As I come to the end of nearly two thoroughly enjoyable years observing New Zealand’s wildlife through my camera, I have become aware of many startling differences between my experiences of nature in Aotearoa and my home in the UK, and how these differences affect our perception of the natural world and the future for […]
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Guest blogger – Photographer, Tom Marshall A comment my colleague and I often get as New Zealand photographers is ‘you must have had a wonderful time in Antarctica’. As much as I’d love to say ‘yes, it was awesome, but a bit chilly’, the truth is we’ve never set foot south of Dunedin and people […]
Guest blogger: Photographer: Tom Marshall Its not often you get the chance to hang around with royalty, but for the last few weeks I’ve had just that privilege with the Kingfishers (Kotare) of the Avon-Heathcote estuary near Christchurch. Most often thought of as a bird of wetlands and coasts, the New Zealand Kingfisher is in […]
Guest Blogger, Tom Marshall, Photographer We’re constantly being reminded in New Zealand not to ‘drive tired’ and ‘take a break every two hours when travelling’, but next time you reach for that Red Bull or coffee hit on the highway, spare a thought for some of our feathered summer tourists. Travelling the length of Aotearoa […]
Guest Blogger, Tom Marshall, Photographer Over the last few years I’ve developed something of a soft spot for photographing wading birds. You can’t miss those lanky legs and knobbly knees (something I can relate to) and amazing beaks from the delicacy of an avocet, to the almost ludicrous mandibles of the spoonbill. Although the myriad […]