Andrew McCarthy Photography

Competition Judging – The 2015 CIEEM West Midlands Photo Competition

I was very pleased recently to be asked to judge the inaugural 2015 Photographic Competition for the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM).   The competition, which is sponsored by Wildcare, is being organised by the CIEEM’s West Midlands section and is open to all CIEEM members; it includes categories such as ‘habitats’, ‘ecology in action’, …

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Kestrels

I recenlty got back from an extended period on leave in Europe and thought I had better get up to date with some post-prod work. Here are a few shots of a wild male kestrel which were taken from Danny Green’s hide in Worcestershire. I very rarely these days take advantage of someone else’s hard work …

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Pocket Wizard Plus X

At the outset of my trials and tribulations with the field studio set up, I realised early on that I’d need a set of radio triggers to fire my twin manual flashes, since once the rear unit is sitting behind a thick piece of opaque perspex its infrared function ceases to work (IR works fine indoors of …

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Post Production

I have spent the last couple of days catching up with some long overdue filing, writing and post production. I came across this little image which reminded me of a grand camper van trip we made a few years back to the Norfolk coast.   The campsite overlooked this stunning view across a wonderful salt marsh.  The …

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