Paul Sharman, Peter Travers and Ben Hall.

Paul Sharman, Peter Travers and Ben Hall.

Earlier this year I spent a glorious day down near the Welsh border at the International Centre for Birds of Prey in Newent, Gloucestershire with the editor of PhotoPlus - The Canon Magazine, Peter Travers, and their technique editor, James Artaius. They had invited me down to be their 'apprentice' for the day, a regular feature in the magazine, and had lined up professional wildlife photographer Ben Hall to be my tutor for the day. It was a fantastic opportunity and Ben was a great teacher, fine tuning my settings and technique to make the most of the day's subjects.

This is featured in issue 140 of PhotoPlus: The Canon Magazine, to buy your print or digital edition, or go to

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