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The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust is a charity which relies on the generous support of volunteers at all its wetland centres to help with conservation work and other daily tasks. It also organises Team Activity Days for local companies and businesses giving them the chance to spend a day in the great outdoors while helping us to tackle larger projects.

Slimbridge has over 100 volunteers and each volunteer is a very welcome addition to the team. Without them the centre would not be able to offer the activities, events and all round excellent visitor experience that it does. Although volunteers work without financial reward there are many other ways that they benefit from becoming a WWT volunteer; learning new skills, meeting new people, keeping fit and gaining experience are just a few.

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The Moment

Format 11

Is the picture a moment of time that the photographer came upon, or was it witnessed and waited for. Format photography, Derby from the 4th March

Talkers

Sophie Howarth and Sara T’Rula, respectively Co-Editor and Project Manager of the project and book ‘Street Photography Now’: “Street Photography 2.0″ – exploring how social media is radically reforming the photographic landscape.

Nick Turpin, on the inspiration behind street photography

Micheal Wolf, on his series ‘Google Street View’

Mark Sealy, on ‘Canvases of Representation: the photographs of Nontsikelelo Veleko’

Nate Larson & Marni Shindelman, on their series ‘Geolocation: Tributes to Datastream’

Bruce Gilden, on his 40 years of street photography

Amy Stein, on her series ‘Stranded’

Yumi Goto, on The Secrets Behind the Images: Visual Answers from Asian Photographers

John Maloof, on the incredible work and story of Vivian Maier

Chaired by Huw Davies, artist/filmmaker and Dean of the Art, Technology and Design faculty at the University of Derby

http://www.formatfestival.com/events/conference/format-11-conference

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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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Emma Clark  has placed this information on facebook, it has now been re-posted here. Thank you Emma.

The EDGE of Existence programme highlights and conserves one-of–a-kind species that are on the verge of extinction.

Edge species are truly one of a kind. If they disappear there will be nothing similar left on the planet. Two-thirds are receiving little or no conservation attention. Help save these remarkable species.

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Tim Flach DOG GOD

Lucy Bell Gallery until the 26th February . http://www.lucy-bell.com A truly unmissable exhibition, beautiful images the question is why

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East Midlands Today’s weather presenter Sally Pepper is leaving her weather maps behind and going out in search of the wildlife on your doorstep.

Each month she will bring you amazing wildlife news, information and pictures from around the region with the help of local experts, including Tim Sexton (Attenborough Nature Reserve), top UK wildlife photographer Paul Hobson and Tim Appleton (Rutland Water Nature Reserve).

If you have spotted any unusual visitors in your local park, back garden or even in your city centre then show us your pictures.Please email a photo or video to emt@bbc.co.uk – not forgetting to include your name and where and when your picture was taken – and Sally could be popping round to take a closer look!

Your pictures could feature on East Midlands Today and may be included in our online galleries.

You might like to check out Paul Hobson’s top tips for wildlife photography before heading out with your camera.

Sally Goes Wild starts Thursday, 27 January in the wilds of the stunning Derbyshire Peak District in search of a true Arctic mammal – the mountain hare.

Original article by BBC East Midlands

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Best marine websites

With Jill Groom Visiting the M.S.c Biological Photography & Imaging next week, to start the marine biology module we have had a trawl around on the web to find the best web sites for marine wildlife.

http://www.britishmarinelifepictures.co.uk/

http://www.seawatchfoundation.org.uk/

http://www.mcsuk.org/

http://www.glaucus.org.uk/

http://www.marlin.ac.uk/

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