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Marcus & Janne in Scotland - The Grand Prize Trip II

Saturday, March 13th, 2010 Posted in Northern Europe, Uncategorized | 3 Comments »

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We had a tough day yesterday (Wednesday) with a lot of walking in rough terrain, a lot of uphill, with heavy camera bags. Today should be even tougher ... The day started thankfully quiet in one of Peter's hiding places. There, ...

Marcus & Janne in Scotland - The Grand Prize Trip I

Thursday, March 11th, 2010 Posted in Northern Europe, Uncategorized | 10 Comments »

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We met in Heathrow airport, and continued our trip together. First bird pictures we took in Heathrows Central bus station, by using a bait. But we have to stop it, because feeding of the pigeons were not allowed. Marcus did ...

Peter Cairns - Capercaillie, Scotland

Saturday, December 12th, 2009 Posted in Northern Europe, Uncategorized | 18 Comments »

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The capercaillie is just one of those birds. There are others of course but the 'caper' just oozes attitude and charisma in equal measure. It is so much a part of Europe's Wild Wonders that we just had to nail ...

Peter Cairns - Ospreys, Finland

Wednesday, September 9th, 2009 Posted in Northern Europe, Uncategorized | 7 Comments »

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Wild Wonders has become like an old comfortable shoe – you only miss it when it’s gone. And for me - at least in photographic terms - it’s just about gone. As the final ‘dream team’ images have piled in ...

Peter Cairns – Hällefors, Sweden

Thursday, May 28th, 2009 Posted in Northern Europe, Uncategorized | 6 Comments »

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Here we go again then. Back on the Wild Wonders roller coaster. Destination: Sweden and the first of several species on the mission list. There was a time when spring brought with it panic and a desire to try and photograph ...

Peter Cairns - Urban Scotland, UK

Tuesday, January 13th, 2009 Posted in Uncategorized, Western Europe | 5 Comments »

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Quick report from the Wild Wonders of urban Scotland. Myself and fellow WWE photographer Mark Hamblin took off in search of roe deer in deepest Glasgow - a cemetery to be precise. Within 15 minutes the gravediggers informed us that ...

Peter Cairns - Laponia, Sweden

Monday, September 22nd, 2008 Posted in Northern Europe, Uncategorized | 3 Comments »

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Before I start, I must thank both Rolf Steinmann and Florian Leo from Gulo Films who accompanied me during this ambitious mission. Without their hard work, commitment and good company, my time in northern Sweden would have been less fulfilling. ...

Peter Cairns - Oulu, Finland

Tuesday, July 1st, 2008 Posted in Northern Europe, Uncategorized | 14 Comments »

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Day 1: “Get yourself out there” said the voice on the end of the phone. Staffan had heard it was a good year for voles and a good year for voles means a good year for owls, especially one particular ...