Free supplement with issue dated
23 August 2013 –
Wildlife Supplement
in the shops from 19 Aug 14

With such an abundance of wildlife on our doorsteps, even
for those who live in major cities, there’s a potential for all of us to
capture award-winning wildlife images just a short walk from our front door.

Whether you’ve never shot a nature image in your life or are
never far from your hide, this comprehensive guide is here to offer inspiration
and expert advice.

We speak with top wildlife photographer Andy Rouse to find
out what makes him tick and get his advice for those wanting to follow in his
footsteps. Chris Packham offers a fascinating insight into the mind of a
photographer, as well as delving into the stories behind some of his favourite

Without the right kit, it can be a challenge to get close
enough to some animals, so we look at some of the best lens options out there
to suit a range of budgets, as well as the top wildlife accessories every
wildlife photographer should own. That’s not forgetting our essential guide to
10 of the best locations to capture wonderful wildlife here in the UK.

Photographing wildlife can be an incredibly rewarding
experience, so why not get out there and give it a go?

Phil Hall Features & technique editor

Passion for WildlifeTop pro photographer Andy Rouse offers his expert advice to
those looking to follow in his footsteps

10 Top Wildlife Locations
Andrew James picks out ten of the best locations in the UK
to enable you to shoot your own natural spectaculars

What caught my eye
Chris Packham offers a personal insight into some of his
favourite images he’s captured during his 34-year career

Top Top Accessories
You’ve got the camera and lenses at the ready, so what else
do you need? We list the ten best accessories you should own

Lenses for wildlife
Andy Westlake takes a look at some of the lens options out
there for the budding wildlife photographer