Barrie Williams

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Photo skills: How I took this gannet image
15/09/2017

http://www.discoverwildlife.com/wildlife-nature-photography/photo-skills-how-i-took-gannet-image “Visiting Noss National Nature Reserve, Shetland, I was blown away by the sheer volume of gannets surrounding me. I studied the scene for a while, soaking in the seabird orchestra and thinking about how best to convey this. I stalked along the cliffs, looking for a vantage point that offered a view with a difference. Keeping a tight grip on...

Celebrating the winners of the British Wildlife Photography Awards
15/09/2017

http://www.londonlive.co.uk/news/2015-09-17/british-wildlife-photography-aawrds Celebrating the winners of the British Wildlife Photography Awards A celebration of the beauty and diversity of British wildlife has taken place in Westminster. Winning images from the British Wildlife Photography Awards have gone on display at the Mall Galleries. London Live was at the opening night to meet some of the winners, and the ceremony's...

Moray man claims bumper national wildlife photography prize
15/09/2017

A striking image of seabirds nesting on cliffs and flying over an inky-black sea has won the top prize in the British Wildlife Photography Awards. Barrie Williams, from Lossiemouth, beat thousands of other entrants to win the overall prize of £5,000 with his stunning picture of gannets in Shetland. Judges described it as “beautiful and evocative”. Last night Mr Williams said he was “blown away” by the number of gannets when he...

Photographer’s eye for an image and a head for heights secure top award
15/09/2017

http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/13717650.Photographer___s_eye_for_an_image_and_a_head_for_heights_secure_top_award/ THEY are stunning images of wildlife in the raw from across the length and breadth of the United Kingdom. And this year the top picture from the British Wildlife Photography Awards 2015 has been taken by a Scot dangling over a cliff in one of the country’s furthest-flung outposts. Barrie Williams got his incredible picture...

A celebration of British wildlife
15/09/2017

http://www.wildlifetrusts.org/news/2015/09/14/celebration-british-wildlife Winning images are chosen from thousands of entries in 16 separate categories including a special film category for 'Wildlife in HD Video' and three junior categories to encourage young people to connect with nature through photography. “The British Wildlife Photography Awards has become one of the most anticipated events in the wildlife photography calendar. The bar...

Gannets rule the roost for nature photo prize
15/09/2017

https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/604949/Gannets-rule-roost-nature-photo-prize Barrie Williams, from Lossiemouth in Morayshire, captured the snap from above on the cliffs of Shetland’s Isle of Noss. Barrie, 29, said: “Looking down, it appeared to me that the gannets far below looked like stars against the dark backdrop of the sea.” It’s a world away from Tomos Brangwyn’s shot of a wild bunch guarding their territory on the mean...

Moray filmmaker takes top wildlife photography prize for shot of gannets in Shetland
15/09/2017

http://www.thenational.scot/news/14899510.Moray_filmmaker_takes_top_wildlife_photography_prize_for_shot_of_gannets_in_Shetland/ A FREELANCE filmmaker from Moray has won the top prize in the British Wildlife Photography Awards. Barrie Williams’s stunning image of gannets nesting on clifftops while others fly over a dark sea below beat thousands of entries to win the overall prize of £5000. The image, taken on the island of Noss in the...

Image of gannets on Shetland cliffs scoops top photography prize
15/09/2017

http://home.bt.com/news/uk-news/image-of-gannets-on-shetland-cliffs-scoops-top-photography-prize-11364003614040 A striking image of seabirds nesting on cliffs and flying over an inky-black sea has scooped the top prize in the British Wildlife Photography Awards. Barrie Williams, from Lossiemouth, Moray, Scotland, beat thousands of entries to win the overall prize of £5,000 with a photograph of gannets in the Shetland Isles, described as...