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TV Credits

Goshawk eye

Inside Out

Over 100 x 10 minute wildlife films in this popular BBC1 magazine series between 2001-2020, for BBC South West, BBC West, BBC South, BBC North West and BBC London, attracting more viewers than Panorama. I filmed stories featuring wild boar, seals, orchids, egrets, bats, beavers, beach plastic and many other issues.Sadly Inside Out has just been axed in BBC cuts, leaving programming for 6 ‘super regions’ and less likelihood of a story about your area.

Night On Earth

A dawn chorus of gibbons heralds a new day. Plimsoll Productions for Netflix. 2019

Attenborough’s Life In Colour

Demoiselle damselfly sequence for this polychromatic BBC / Netflix series made by Humblebee. 2019

The Secret Life of The Zoo

Director of Photography for Channel 4’s popular factual series about the animals of Chester Zoo, from blue morpho butterflies to elephants. Nov 2018 - Mar 2019

Cities, Nature’s New Wild

The world’s biggest parliament of owls in a Serbian square. BBC2. Jan 2019 (filmed 2015)

Wild Britain

Wildlife sequences for 7 of the 8 episodes in this UK wildlife series for Channel 5, featuring golden eagles and goshawks hunting, a fallow deer rut, red squirrels burying nuts and a wingless wasp preying on a tiger beetle larva. 2018

Hugh’s Wild West

Wildlife sequences for several episodes of this BBC2 series revealing the surprising wildlife of the West of England. 2017

Back To The Wild

Documenting the world’s most ambitious mammal reintroduction – the return of the mythical scimitar-horned oryx to the Sahel region of Chad by Abu Dhabi’s Environment Agency, with The Sahara Conservation Fund, The Smithsonian Institute, London’s ZSL and other organisations. Film made by ImageNation. 2017

Garden Friends

Wildlife friendly gardening special with Patrick Aryee for Sky. 2016

Mason Bee
Yew Wood

Devon and Cornwall Blues

Wildlife, people and drone work for this ITV series about the summer staycation madness faced by Devon and Cornwall Police. 2016

Gardeners World

Filming a wildlife garden in Devon for this popular evergreen BBC2 series. 2016

The Hunt: Jungles

Silverback Films for BBC1. May-Jun 2015


BBC2. Yew wood insert film. Jan 2015

Sony A6000 chameleon TV commercial

For Key Point Production, Shanghai. Nov 2014

Highlands: Scotlands Wild heart

Maramedia for BBC2. Filming ospreys at the nest. 2014

The Hive

BBC2. Filming honey bees and other pollinators. 2014

Pip The Squirrel

DVD series for The British Wildlife Centre. Children’s DVD for sale online and at BWC. 2013-2014

The Great British Year

BBC1 four part series revealing seasonal stories over the course of a British year, using time-lapse, time-study, macro and other specialist camera techniques. 2013

Britain's Big Wildlife Revival

BBC1 series examining the UK's spectacular wildlife success stories of recent years and looking at key areas of conservation concern. 2013

Heath Fritilary Butterfly
Time-lapse night sky
Roe Buck

Urban Jungle

BBC1 Urban wildlife series made by English regions and shown across the network on BBC2. 2013

The Secret Life of Rockpools

1hr for BBC4 made by BBC Scotland. Presenter Richard Fortey examines the evolutionary adaptations that allow creatures to live in one of the most changeable and hostile environments of them all… the rocky sea shore. 2013

The One Show

Short films for the popular BBC1 show, featuring a hoopoe in Dorset, black water voles in the Scottish Highlands and deep sea coral reefs of the Outer Hebrides. 2012-2014

The World of Animals

(ARD/WDT) – Der Vogelmann Von London: 1hr for German television showcasing the movement started by “Urban Birder” David Lindo to galvanise interest in the fascinating and beautiful wildlife of urban places. 2012

The Truth About Wildlife

Chris Packham series examining the state of our countryside. Chris asks if we are making the right conservation decisions to best preserve our natural heritage. (Woodland and Farmland episodes). Summer 2011

Springwatch Easter Special

Wildlife camerawork at Selborne, Hampstead Heath and at Portland Bill for this Springwatch special. 2011

Natural World: Harpy Eagle

An intimate encounter with some of the mysterious and exotic creatures of the rainforest's upper canopy South of The Orinoco delta in Venezuela. We follow a harpy eagle, wedge capped capuchin monkeys and black-necked aracary toucans, living around a vast and beautiful kapok tree. 2010

Natural World: Butterflies – A Very British Obsession

No other nation has been quite so captivated with the winged jewels that flutter over their flowers in Summer. This film is a visual feast of UK butterflies and some of the remarkable people whose lives are dedicated to them. 2010


Long lens photography of migrating birds, red deer rutting, garden and other Autumnal wildlife with Chris and Kate for BBC2's seasonal wildlife feast. 2010


Wildlife camerawork for Simon King's broadcasts from Dorset, featuring a roe deer family, raft spider cannibalism, foxes hunting moths, hobbies catching dragonflies, buzzards hunting worms, Dorset reptiles, nightjars displaying, wood ants, strandline wildlife and much more. 2010

Young Harpy Eagle

Natural World: A Highland Haven

Principal cameraman for this 50 minute BBC2 film featuring white-tailed eagles, black-throated divers, red deer and a remarkable Scottish wilderness. 2009


Wildlife and sync for Greenland white-fronted geese and the story of the Wexford Cott, in South East Ireland. 2009

The One Show

Numerous wildlife items for this popular BBC1 magazine series. 2008-2009


Alien lizards, bats, invertebrates, wading birds and orchard wildlife for the BBC2 seasonal wildlife show. 2008 and 2009

Wild Gardens

Otters, birds, insects and other wildlife, for HTV’s wildlife and gardening show. 2008

Nature's Top 40

Principal wildlife cameraman for this 10 x 30 minutes BBC2 wildlife series on the UK's top wildlife spectacles. 2008

Nature Of Britain

Landmark BBC1 wildlife series: Farmland, Woodland and Wilderness programmes. 2007

Monkey Life

Primate Planet Productions' diary of life at Monkey World, for Channel 5. 2007

Nature Of Britain: Regional opts.

For London, East, South, South West, South East, West, North, North East, North West. BBC1. 2007

Nature Of Britain: Users Guide

2 x 50 minutes on the future and history of conservation and 6 x 50 minutes showcasing the regional opts. BBC4. 2007

Red Howler monkey

Oryx: Freed Spirit of The Desert

50 minutes HD documentary by Pyramedia, about the return of the mythical oryx to the Arabian Desert, UAE. 2007

Nature's Calendar

Principal wildlife cameraman for this 40 x 30 minutes BBC2 wildlife series. 2006

Hands On Nature

Principal wildlife cameraman for this 10 x 30 minutes BBC2 wildlife series. 2005


High tide wildlife story on the Dee Estuary for this popular BBC2 series. 2005

Life In The Undergrowth

David Attenborough. Various macro sequences for this BBC invertebrate blockbuster: tiger beetle parasitised by parasitoid wasp, hoverflies egg laying over dung. 2005

Wild Wood, Natural World

Fox photography used for Charlie Hamilton-James' film. 2005

British Isles: A Natural History

Alan Titchmarsh. Regional wildlife inserts with Chris Packham for this popular BBC series. 2005

Bird sequences

Various bird sequences for the RSPB's award winning Film Unit. 2005

Conservation films

A 10 minute film for The Hampshire Environment Agency Fisheries Department and several short films for different departments of the RSPB. 2003-2005


A short time-lapse film made by me in association with Rustic Films, entered at the Tromanale Film Festival, Berlin. 2003

Life in the Undergrowth
Short eared owl
Timelapse sunset

Wildlife and environment television news stories

BBC1 and ITV national and regional news items. Occasionally other news stories. 2001-2003

Voyage of The Nautilus

C4, interviews for Arctic exploration documentary. 2002

The Dirt Vaccine

Gabriel Films for Discovery Health UK and PBS, principal cameraman – locations, labs and interviews. 2001

Ten Pound Note

Time-lapse and slow-mo camerawork for this BBC2 film. 2001

The Fish Run

BBC2 Southern Eye, principal cameraman for a half hour documentary following a heavy horse race carrying fish across France!. 2000

Naked DIY

Popular homebuilding series for HTV. 2000

Wild Asia

Natural History New Zealand, golden eagle photography. 1999

Living Britain

BBC2, UK wildlife sequences: song thrush in churchyard, chaffinch nesting in may blossom, rooks. 1999

Hunters of The Sky

Beeley Productions for National Geographic, peregrine falcon photography. 1998

Sahara: Seasons In The Sand

Mandalay Media Arts for PBS. Shot on super 35mm for HD broadcast. Started as an assistant, ended the production as a cameraman. 1997

Genets: Night Raiders. Survival Special

Additional photography while working as camera assistant to Richard Kemp. 1995

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