Josh Guyan | Wildlife Photographer & Filmmaker

The Blog

A word is worth 1/1000th of a picture

The Blog

A word is worth 1/1000th of a picture.

13 May 2019

The Heron and the Hippo

This story first appeared in my email newsletter. If you enjoy it, please make sure to sign up at the bottom of the post so you don’t miss out on more like this! I know what you’re thinking but no, “The Heron & The Hippo” isn’t the name of some fancy bistro pub. It’s the […]

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09 May 2019

Behind the Shot: Standing Mongoose

Welcome to a new section of my blog called Behind the Shot, where I choose one of my favourite photos and ramble on about how it came to exist. Enjoy! Check out this furry little T-Rex! Okay, it’s actually a Dwarf Mongoose that I had the pleasure of meeting in Kruger National Park, South Africa. […]

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30 January 2019

PHOTO TIP: GET LOW

Here’s a quick little tip for taking better wildlife photos: get low to the ground. By getting lower to the ground, you increase the separation between the foreground and the background of the image. This will give you much more definition and impact in your images! If you shoot from above, the background of your […]

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07 January 2019

5 QUICK TIPS FOR SHOOTING NATURAL FRAMES

My favourite wildlife images are the ones that make me feel like I’m peering through a window, observing nature in a way that I shouldn’t be. They immerse me in the world of that animal and kick my imagination into overdrive. One technique I love to use for this is to add natural frames into my […]

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05 January 2019

DO A BACKGROUND CHECK

When photographing wildlife – much like hiring a new employee or going on a date with someone you met online – it’s essential to do a background check. What is behind the animal that you’re photographing? The background can completely make or break an image. It’s essentially the canvas that you’re painting the rest of your picture […]

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16 April 2018

NOTHING SURVIVES IN ISOLATION

I used to think that the most satisfying thing in the world was capturing a great image, or piecing together a beautiful wildlife film sequence. I still love those things of course, but over time I’ve discovered something even more rewarding: using my work to help spread conservation awareness and educate people about wildlife. That’s why I’m […]

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23 February 2018

REMEMBERING GREAT APES

I am incredibly proud to announce that I am involved with this year’s Remembering Great Apes project alongside some of the greatest and most inspiring Wildlife Photographers working today. I was asked to donate one of my Orangutan photos to the project and of course I am delighted to contribute. Some of you may have seen the […]

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