Tamzin's Slightly Weird Guide to Wildlife Photography - Part 1

I have had a lot of help from some very special people in my quest to improve my wildlife photography. I started taking photographs of birds in late 2015, you can read about my first Albatross trip here. Over the last few years I have read books, asked for advice, watched tutorials and practiced. I have squealed with delight at good shots, and have cursed, sworn and sulked over bad ones.

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24 Hours in Kaikoura

Did you know I’ve been to Kaikoura 4 times since I wrote Pelagic Portraits? I know it seems slightly excessive but after a year of restricted access I am giving this little town all the love I can!

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Above the Treeline - Altimarloch 1693m

It seems slightly ironic that the last blog talked about my hatred of hills and today’s is titled “Above the treeline” but trust me, I didn’t climb the 1693 metres above sea level to Altimarloch. When Will and Rose Parsons from Driftwood Eco-Tours advertised their alpine flora trip, I thought Andrew would be keen, I booked & paid for our tickets, we sorted our camera gear and along with 5 other keen plant people we climbed into the van for a day of adventure.

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