Welcome to The World of Steam Railway Photography and Wildlife Photography

My web site was created in May 2007 and now contains over 4300 pictures.

Five new Wildlife Galleries featuring trips to South Africa in January 2006.and December 2009.

Four new Wildlife Galleries featuring a trip to South Africa in August 2006 and November 2007.



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*
12th July 2020