captive animal photography

George Wheelhouse | Fine Art Nature Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

George Wheelhouse | Fine Art Nature Photography Ah, the Fluffy Boys edition of my low-light animal portrait series. I don’t think I need to say too much here – I’m sure you get it. I’m into low-key portraits of animals against black backgrounds and I have a long-running “On Black” project featuring all kinds of animals in this style. Over the years I’ve photographed everything from elephants to cockroaches. Today it’s the turn of the cute and the fluffy. Anyone…

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George Wheelhouse | Fine Art Nature Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

George Wheelhouse | Fine Art Nature Photography Following on from a previous blog post of low-key owl portraits, here are some more photos shot in low light with Teaching Talons. This time it’s a set of more exotic species, comprising reptiles, amphibians, and insects.   Chameleon Chameleon Close-UpA Veiled Chameleon, head-on, photographed in low-key lighting against a black background.Chameleons are fantastic subjects to work with, and offer some wonderful expressions.Fine Art Nature Photography, photographed locally with Teaching Talons under…

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George Wheelhouse | Fine Art Nature Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

George Wheelhouse | Fine Art Nature Photography It’s time for some new low-key portraits! Here are five photos of a Southern White-Faced Owl… Southern White Faced Owl – On Black – Lean-InSouthern White Faced Owl, photographed low-key, on a black background.Here, this cheeky chap leans into shot, which I thought was a fun insight to his character.Fine art nature photography, Bedfordshire, UK.   He’s part of the family at Teaching Talons; a local company working with schools and…

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George Wheelhouse | Fine Art Nature Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

George Wheelhouse | Fine Art Nature Photography This post is a review of Yorkshire Wildlife Park, from the perspective of a photography day-trip, and is part of a series about nature photography in captivity. You can see my original discussion of nature photography in captivity here, along with my tips for better zoo photos.Other reviews in the series can be found here. Please note that this is an unofficial and independent review of my experience in visiting.   YORKSHIRE WILDLIFE PARK YWP is a…

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George Wheelhouse | Fine Art Nature Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

George Wheelhouse | Fine Art Nature Photography This post is a review of Marwell Zoo, from the perspective of a photography day-trip, and is part of a series about nature photography in captivity. You can see my original discussion of nature photography in captivity here, along with my tips for better zoo photos.Other reviews in the series can be found here. Please note that this is an unofficial and independent review of my experiences in visiting.   MARWELL ZOO I first visited Marwell…

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George Wheelhouse | Fine Art Nature Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

George Wheelhouse | Fine Art Nature Photography This post is a review of the British Wildlife Centre, from the perspective of a photography day-trip, and is part of a series about captive nature photography. You can see my original discussion of nature photography in captivity here, along with my tips for better zoo photos.Other reviews in the series can be found here. Please note that this is an unofficial and independent review of my experiences in visiting.   THE BRITISH WILDLIFE CENTRE…

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George Wheelhouse | Fine Art Nature Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

George Wheelhouse | Fine Art Nature Photography This post is a review of ZSL Whipsnade Zoo, from the perspective of a photography day-trip, and is the first of a new series about captive nature photography. You can see my original discussion of nature photography in captivity here, along with my tips for better zoo photos.Other reviews in the series will appear here. Please note that this is an unofficial and independent review of my experiences in visiting.   WHIPSNADE ZOO As I…

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George Wheelhouse | Fine Art Nature Photography – Fine Art Photography Article

George Wheelhouse | Fine Art Nature Photography I’m totally thrilled say that I’ve won the Marwell Wildlife Photographer Of The Year Award 2014, with the photo below; “Leopard Cub In The Light“   THE COMPETITION It’s an especially interesting photography competition, as there are categories for both Marwell Zoo residents, as well as conventional British wildlife photography. In fact the winning photos in the ‘Native Wildlife’ category were particularly strong. I think that the combination of wild and captive…

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