A guide on how to capture the best wildlife images Inspiration for absolutely anyone interested in wildlife photography
Long overdue, this is a unique book about wildlife photography and the power it has to improve physical and mental wellbeing. Designed to appeal to a wide range of individuals, from beginners with very little photographic experience through to those further along on their photographic journey, Wildlife Photography offers practical help, tips and insight into the life of a working professional photographer who uses photography to help deal with his PTSD and the physical reminders of his various careers as a soldier, physical training instructor, and police officer.
With some general tips and points about equipment, fieldcraft and techniques, this book seamlessly aligns photography with creative suggestions around mindfulness, wellbeing and holism to create a blueprint for anyone experiencing poor mental or physical health, and who would like to express themselves creatively in the natural world.
Whether you want to go into your garden to photograph the wildlife there, or head further afield, Wildlife Photography from the edge will empower you to take the next step towards regaining your sense of wellbeing, and improve the quality of your life.
Born in the Lake District, Paul William's love for wildlife and landscapes stems from being surrounded by the wildness, diversity and beauty that Cumbria offers in abundance. Paul joined the military at the age of 17, where he excelled in combat and intense physical roles. He went on to do a degree in mental health and later joined the police until PTSD and physical injuries forced him to leave in 2014. Paul is now a full time landscape and wildlife photographer, and has won a number of prestigious national and international photographic awards, as well as appearing on national television, and featuring regularly on radio.