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.

Two new Wildlife Galleries featuring a visit to Welgevonden in South Africa during January 2016.

Two new Wildlife Galleries featuring Marievale and Sulkerbosrand, near Johannesburg South Africa.

One new Railway Gallery featuring a trip to Eriteria during December 2014.

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*
23rd February 2016