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Wildlife photography exhibition comes to Buckton gallery

Steve Race and George Stoyle

Steve Race and George Stoyle

 

The British Isles holds a wide array of habitats incredibly rich in wildlife featuring spectacular landscapes with world-famous seabird colonies, dense underwater kelp forests and rugged mountain terrain.

Steve Race and George Stoyle, photographers of Yorkshire Coast Nature and Earth In Focus, are holding an exhibition of their images called “Wild Britain”

featuring a showcase of wildlife and landscape photography from around the British Isles.

Also on display will be the winning image from the British Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2012 called “Gannet Jacuzzi” taken by Earth In Focus photographer Dr Matt Doggett.

The exhibition runs daily from Saturday April 13 to Sunday May 5, at the Richard Burton Gallery and Tea Rooms, Buckton from 11am to 4.30pm - apart from Mondays and Tuesdays when the gallery is closed.

Steve Race is a director of nature tourism company Yorkshire Coast Nature. From his start with a film camera in the early eighties right up to the digital era of today, Steve has acquired a great eye for wildlife photography.

His passion for the natural world shines through on his workshops and tours with Yorkshire Coast Nature. Steve’s images have been used by the RSPB, National Trust and Yorkshire Wildlife Trust and his work has appeared in several magazines and publications.

George Stoyle is a photographer and ecologist and as such endeavors to produce imagery which has the potential to raise awareness of issues relating to the environment and our relationship with it.

George is photographer for Yorkshire Coast Nature as well as a member of the Earth in Focus team, a dedicated team of award-winning photographers and ecologists who present a fusion of science and imagery in order to communicate the importance of our natural world.

Matt Doggett is a photographer and ecologist based on the fringes of the New Forest National Park in Hampshire. In 2012 Matt was named British Wildlife Photographer of the Year with his images of gannets diving beneath the waves. Matt is a member of the Earth in Focus team and his images of UK marine life have been used to help promote marine conservation in the UK and abroad.

 

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