A Focus On Nature

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A Focus On Nature, Nature Reserves

Wild Images of Scilly. By Ed Marshall


Born and raised in Birmingham, until moving to Tamworth Ed was always surrounded by a bit of a concrete jungle. This is one of the main reasons why he has always taken such an interest in the natural world. He studied a BSc (Hons) degree in Zoology at the University of Nottingham, which saw him travel to Portugal, Ireland, and (more exotically) to Bolivia. His love of watching wildlife is what led him to pick up a camera roughly 5 years ago and to start taking pictures of the various natural wonders that he experienced, and his scientific background allowed him to further understand the images that he captured. He went on to hone his knowledge and passion for wildlife photography by gaining a Distinction in the MSc course in Biological Photography & Imaging, also from the University of Nottingham.


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A Focus On Nature

A Focus On… James Shooter

A Focus On Nature is committed to finding shiny new talent for nature conservation, specifically young people aged 16 to 30.

Over the past year we have rounded up ten dynamic individuals, all enthusiatic, bright and keen to work in the various fields in nature conservation; so, in no particular order, I’m going to give you a snapshot view of our first members:

#1 James Shooter, MSc Biological Photography & Imaging, Distinction, University of Nottingham

Peak District National Park, UK.

James in action
Padley Gorge, Peak District National Park, UK
© James Shooter 2012

And with a name like that, what else could he be?

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