Guided red deer photography days

£150 per person
(£275 for 2 people).

1st November 2022 – 31st March 2023.
To enquire about booking please use the contact form below.

A day of guided photography, focusing on arguably Scotland’s most iconic species – the red deer.

Since 2009, I have been regularly visiting an exceptional location for red deer photography in the Western Highlands. With a success rate of over 95% for achieving close images of stags, this is a location to which I usually take clients attending my winter wildlife photography tours.

Whilst red deer can be seen throughout the Scottish Highlands, they can be surprisingly difficult to photograph to a high standard. This workshop is aimed at photographers hoping to achieve close-up images of wild stags with clean backgrounds, in a stunning upland location.

As with all of my guided photography workshops, I am there to provide as much or as little photographic guidance as you require. Whilst many of my guests are enthusiastic nature lovers wishing to take their photography to the next level, it is equally common for me to guide award-winning semi-professionals.

What’s included?
– A day of guided red deer photography.
– The full attention of a multi-award winning professional photographer.
– Advice on image processing.
– Advice on field-craft.

Typically we meet in Inverness. From there I will drive us 2 hours to our location. Other meeting places are possible – please just specify when you contact me and we can discuss details.

Meeting place – Inverness. I will specify upon booking.
Fitness level – There is little or no walking involved, and we generally use the car as a hide.
Facilities – we shall be out in a remote glen for several hours, and no toilet facilities are available unfortunately.
Footwear – good walking boots if possible, in case we decide to photograph any other species which require walking.
Clothing – Whilst we shall largely be in the car, we will still be in an upland, remote location. Full waterproofs, wooly hat, gloves, thick socks – all essential. Insulated jacket preferable.
Food – bring plenty!
Suggested camera kit – DSLR or similar. I usually recommend bringing a telephoto zoom (such as a 100-400mm), as we often get very close indeed to the stags.