Winter is coming
November came and went in Richmond Park with an explosion of autumnal colour and misty, unforgettable sunrises. Now, as December begins, winter has some startling seasonal changes in store for visitors and photographers alike.
Posted Saturday, December 9th, 2017 by Simon Wilkes
A tale of two deer
I’m sure you’ve all heard of golden hour, that magical time just after sunrise and before sunset, when the light is at its most photogenic. This is one of the best times to photograph Richmond Park in my opinion, especially if there’s a bit of mist around.
Posted Sunday, August 13th, 2017 by Simon Wilkes
Richmond Park – a guide for photographers and visitors
Richmond Park is London’s largest Royal Park. 2500 acres of stunning grasslands, woodlands and open spaces, as well as plenty of unique wildlife, including the famous red deer. Find out how to get the best out of your visit in this handy guide.
Posted Wednesday, August 9th, 2017 by Simon Wilkes
From pixels to oils – how a photograph became a painting
A few months ago I was contacted via Instagram by Cambridgeshire-based artist Mark S. Payne, who wanted to paint one of my photographs of Richmond Park. This is the story of how a photograph of a tree in the mist became an oil painting
Posted Thursday, August 3rd, 2017 by Simon Wilkes