Welcome to Richard Boreham Photography
Hello and congratulations...
... for making it through the clutter and noise of the web to reach this site. In this quiet backwater, you are now about a million light years from the likes of Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and Flickr. Here, it is simply my aim to share my enjoyment for wildlife and wildlife photography. It is as much about my experiences of watching and photographing wildlife as it is about pure photography. I'm as much interested in the animals, their behaviour and, increasingly these days, their long term welfare, as I am in 'capturing images'. I certainly seem to spend more time watching and learning than I do in framing the image and pressing the shutter button. There may be a little of the hunter and sportsman in the makeup of the wildlife photographer; you have to understand a little about your subject to and spend time observing them to get good photos but there is still a thrill in 'capturing' taking a good photo and the animal definitely has the advantage when you are using a camera. To be clear, as a photographer, my view is that the animal's welfare is paramount; all the subjects here are wild and not captive and I always aim to leave them unstressed.
Please take a little time to explore the site. Rather than just post collections of photos, in each of the galleries you will find more information on the subject plus a little of the story behind how and where the photographs were taken. If you are interested in the technical side, I've also included some details on the equipment and settings used. But do feel free to skip the narrative and get to the photos because I trust you will find images to both enjoy and perhaps inform.
For no particular reason, other than some mild amusement, the photo galleries are organised by AIR, WATER and EARTH or, sometimes, where the grouping helps give context, by a particular trip so there is also a menu section on JOURNEYS which provides a narrative on individual trips. Enjoy.
My BLOG has a more eclectic mix of topics on photography and wildlife and is updated reasonably regularly.
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