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Photographing Wildlife in the UK


by Andrew Marshall

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Author and professional wildlife photographer Andrew Marshall describes 70 of the best locations for wildlife photography in the UK in this lavishly illustrated guidebook with over 450 stunning wildlife photographs. Includes detailed advice on how to take great wildlife photographs.

From the foreword by Iolo Williams, Welsh naturalist and TV presenter:

This book is a wildlife photographer’s bible.

It describes some of the best places to see wildlife and gives tips on fieldcraft, techniques and equipment. It travels the whole country from the northernmost tip of Shetland down to Brownsea Island and from Skomer in West Wales across to Norfolk in the east.

This guidebook will prove invaluable to beginners and experienced wildlife photographers alike.

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Where and How to take Great Wildlife Photographs • 70 of the best locations for wildlife photography in the UK


  • Detailed directions and maps
  • Best times to visit
  • Species information and photography tips
  • Accessibility information

Field Craft And Technique

  • How to get closer to wildlife
  • Insights on equipment and clothing
  • Wildlife welfare

Beginner’s Advice

  • Advice on getting started: cameras, lenses, camera settings, composition, light.
Wildlife in the UK

Photographing Wildlife in the UK describes the best locations for photographing wild animals in the UK.

Martin Mere

Martin Mere used to be the largest body of fresh water in England. The lake formed in a depression left after the retreat of glacial ice at the end of the last Ice Age. The lake has long since been mostly drained but the area remains a large and,...

Richmond Park

Situated in the middle of London, Richmond Park may not seem like the wildest of places to go photographing wildlife. The park’s accessibility and popularity means there are a lot of people about, especially at weekends. It is however surprisingly easy to lose yourself in the woodland and be...

Chanonry Point

Close to the city of Inverness by the village of Fortrose the River Ness meets the sea at Chanonry Point. The 18th century fortress of Fort George forms the backdrop to this location where bottlenose dolphins offer a spectacular wildlife encounter as they hunt for salmon running up-river. This...

Upton Warren

Upton Warren is a small reserve run by the Worcestershire Wildlife Trust. The 26 hectare reserve is split into two distinct areas: the freshwater Moors Pools in the north and the saline pools of the Flashes in the south. The Flashes attract a variety of specialist birds and plants that...

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Publication Date

April 2016




230mm x 160mm


368 pages, full colour throughout



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1 review for Photographing Wildlife in the UK

  1. Ian (verified owner)

    I’m late leaving a review, I’ve had this book a few years. The images are lovely, the species information is very good. The location guide helps you to spot what animals are where, and the best time to see them. My young children love looking at the images, which really are superb.

    • Sasha P Goldsmith

      Super comment.

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