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The University of Nottingham, School of Biology, MSc Biological Photography and Imaging

The following list is all of the Internal staff and external staff who teach and associated to the MSc Biological Photography and Imaging course.

The University of Nottingham Staff

Dr Kate Durrant MSc Course Director
Dr Thomas Hartman University Teaching Associate Science Specialist
Dr David Fox  MSc Museum Curator
Steve Galloway Taught Course Specialist
Tim Smith Senior Technician SEM

Visiting Teaching Staff

Luke Saddler Videographer [ HDSLR Filmmaker ] Final Cut Pro/ Adobe Premier
Helen Walsh Freelance Photographer, Designer, Illustrator
Alex Hyde Landscape Photographer, Adobe Product specialist
Katherine Dixon Web Design, Photographer, Videographer
Frankie Buckle Zeiss specialist, Photographer
Kelly Neaves
Jill Groom Photographer, Marine Biology
David Newton Canon Eos Trainer, Photographer, Writer

Supporting Industrial  Members

Geoff Espin Photographer, Orchid Specialist
Raymond Fitchett Sigma Photographic
Fran Maloni Jigsaw24 Apple Mac Computers
Jason Batterham Calumet Photographic

External Lecturing Staff

Professor Heather Angel Professional Wildlife Photographer
Gavin Thurston Professional Filmmaker
Stephen Moss BBC Natural History Unit Bristol
Dr Rob Lambert Tourism and Environment
Dr Paul Eggleton Natural History Museum
Phil Songhurst Consultant

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There is a new statue in the grounds of Wollaton park, Nottingham-shire. In honorer of Dr David Fox, Museum curator MSc Biological Photography and Imaging, School of Biology, The University of Nottingham the next time you pass it make sure you give it a polish to keep it clean

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Got time time to spare at Easter could be just the job you are looking for

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A practice day of filming using Canon 7D and a Canon 550D

Photography Luke Saddler

The above image is of David McMahon Imaging Course Leader of the MSc Biological Photography and Imaging @The University of Nottingham, he is pictured holding a Golden eagle called Star, which belongs to Dr David Fox, Museum Curator, Natural History, School of Biology. On this day Luke Saddler and Steve Galloway were filming Star and two other Golden Eagles in flight @ Snake Pass using Canon 7D and Canon 550D. Alex Hyde was also at the location taking stills.

If you would like more details on how the filming went then contact either Luke or Steve @ The University of Nottingham, they would be more then happy to give you any advice  they can.

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Win a Barbour jacket with Great in Britain
To contribute to this archive, we are calling all amateur photographers, photo enthusiasts or anyone out and about in their local rural community to send in their images. The competition is open to all and each month Barbour and Great in Britain will judge the images that best sum up that season and capture the essence of life in the countryside.

The most inspiring images will be selected and one lucky entrant will be awarded a Barbour jacket for their winning imagery. To submit photos, all photographers have to do is register and upload their digital images. We want pictures that capture real lives, heritage and things that make our countryside what it is today.

Images will be posted on this page for viewers to look at and new photos will be added regularly so be sure to check back monthly for the winning images.

Terms and Conditions
The competition is open to everyone except to employees and their families of J Barbour & Sons Ltd, Great in Britain or any other companies associated with the competition. The prize is a Barbour jacket. There is no cash alternative. In case first style / colour choice is not available, Barbour reserve the right to offer an alternative style / colour. The winner will be the most inspiring image judged by Barbour and Great in Britain and the winner will be notified by email by 10th of every month. The judges’ decision is final. The winning photograph will feature on the website and Facebook site

Full details

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Janne Parviainen uses a light painting technique in his personnal photography. The most common subjects are city environments and nature landscapes. All of the photography has been carried out within the camera – there is very little post production done to the image.

Painting with light

More images and information at Janne Parviainen’s web site.

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Experiments by German psychologists indicate that text messaging is subtly changing the way our brains respond to certain number combinations. Reporting their findings in the journal Psychological Science, the researchers say that just by typing the numbers that correspond to the letters in a word like “love,” we can activate the meaning of that word in our minds. Full Story Here

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