John Wise John Wise

I have been interested in photography for as long as I can remember. My first real camera was a Pentax SP500 Spotmatic, bought in 1971. I used Nikon equipment for many years and then changed to Canon when I moved to Digital. I mainly use a Canon 7D and a Canon 40D with 100-400L and 70-200L lenses.

I have been a member of Durham Photographic Society  www.d-p-s.org.uk for almost 30 years although for the past 14 years I have lived in Florida. I still attend the meetings when I am in Durham and enter the digital image competitions by email from from Florida. Last year I was fortunate to win the clubs - Digital Trophy and this year I have won the Pixel Trophy and the Fillingham Trophy

I recently became interested in photographing birds, alligators and other wildlife in Florida and now concentrate mainly on this (apart from photos of our young grandchildren).

A photo of Longstone Lighthouse that I took recently was chosen for the 2009 Trinity House Calendar.

I recently was awarded 1st. prize in the Reptile section and a Highly Commended in the Bird section of the 2009 Gatorland Photo Contest.

In the 22nd. Annual Chertok Nature Photography contest presented by the Orange Audubon Society I gained an Honorable Mention in the Actions and Interactions category.



I welcome your feedback, comments and advice so please feel free to contact me-

Email: JW-@msn.com






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