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Thanks for taking the time to visit my "portfolio"

Despite my own personal preferences or bias i will attempt to display a wide range of image subjects and styles so that hopefully there will be something to suit all (or most) tastes.

The vast majority of my 'wildlife' images will be set-ups with captive animals (except for Kenya and India images), a very humble and genuine hats off to those that can achieve their results with proper wildlife.


Other than very occasionally attempting to offer some guidance to other members, I generally keep myself to myself now as poor images and ridiculous praise tends to bring out my worst side.

After accidentally becoming 'tutor' for our local club, I now run my own occasional photographic workshops (but this is NOT my full-time or main occupation) and as such is not run on a particularly commercial basis but rather it pays expenses incurred and allows me to meet similarly-interested people.

I am not anti-photoshop but as some of my 'students' wish to learn photography and not manipulation I tend to bias my tuition to the principle of getting it right in the camera

Whilst digital has opened up photography to the masses and in many ways is a positive, it has also spawned a host of bad / lazy 'photographers' who think that it can cure clueless technique and turn bad images into masterpieces.


(I do have a number of tuition documents available FREE for those genuinely interested.)


regards phil

philhomer's Award Gallery

Given where the quality of the image and / or the technical abilities of the photographer are outstanding. I do not award based on "aaah, that's cute" and i shall likely only award infrequently to those i feel are genuinely deserving - not as a popularity campaign.

 
The masks we wearThe masks we wear

WadingWading

Aku dan KambingkuAku dan Kambingku

Eagle owl at dawnEagle owl at dawn

Brooding GlencoeBrooding Glencoe
Swifts in FlightSwifts in Flight

Munch Time !Munch Time !
GadwallGadwall
Defending Territory !Defending Territo..
CheetahCheetah

RedstartRedstart
Petra with mousePetra with mouse

Coming inComing in

Harris HawkHarris Hawk
Out of the shadows.Out of the shadows.
Don't eat me Mom!Don't eat me Mom!

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AloneAlone

Yellowhammer.Yellowhammer.
Snow boundSnow bound
One Dusky MorningOne Dusky Morning
Short Eared OwlShort Eared Owl
Frontlit LabFrontlit Lab
Bushy Park StagBushy Park Stag

Cuckoo's flight.Cuckoo's flight.