Welcome to The World of Steam Railway Photography and Wildlife Photography

My web site was created in May 2007 and now contains over 2600 pictures.

One new Wildlife Gallery featuring Kenya taken in September / October 2014.

One new Railway Gallery has been added featuring a charter on the Severn Valley Railway with London Transport Tank L.92 in March 2015.

One new Railway Gallery featuring a charter on the Chasewater Valley Railway and No 66.

I have split the UK Steam section into Southern, Western and Other.

This web site update is dedicated to a very close friend, Trevor Ford, who was instrumental in introducing me to the world of birds and birding. We spent many hours together in many different parts of the world over a period of 35 years. Mutual interests were squash, beer, sport, steam trains and of course wildlife. He spent a lifetime travelling the world increasing his life list to over 6000 species and never took pictures until the last few years where not only did he take the pictures but also used Photoshop to enhance the pictures and create slide-shows.

Trevor RIP

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Ian Silvester ARPS DPAGB EPSA BPE 4*
20th September 2015